Where people in Columbus, Indiana are moving to most

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July 18, 2022
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Where people in Columbus, Indiana are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Columbus, IN Metro Area are moving to the most using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Metros are ranked by the estimated number of people who moved to the metro from Columbus, Indiana between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#46. Danville, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Danville in 2015-2019: 11
- Migration from Danville to Columbus: 0
- Net migration: 11 to Danville
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#45. Hilton Head Island-Bluffton, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Hilton Head Island in 2015-2019: 12
- Migration from Hilton Head Island to Columbus: 0
- Net migration: 12 to Hilton Head Island
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#44. Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Des Moines in 2015-2019: 13
- Migration from Des Moines to Columbus: 0
- Net migration: 13 to Des Moines
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#43. Kokomo, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Kokomo in 2015-2019: 13
- Migration from Kokomo to Columbus: 0
- Net migration: 13 to Kokomo
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#42. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Cape Coral in 2015-2019: 15
- Migration from Cape Coral to Columbus: 0
- Net migration: 15 to Cape Coral

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#41. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 15
- Migration from New York to Columbus: 148 (#196 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 133 to Columbus
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#40. South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metro Area

- Migration to South Bend in 2015-2019: 15
- Migration from South Bend to Columbus: 30 (#67 most common destination from South Bend)
- Net migration: 15 to Columbus
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#39. Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Augusta in 2015-2019: 16
- Migration from Augusta to Columbus: 0
- Net migration: 16 to Augusta
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#38. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 16
- Migration from Las Vegas to Columbus: 0
- Net migration: 16 to Las Vegas
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#37. Salisbury, MD-DE Metro Area

- Migration to Salisbury in 2015-2019: 16
- Migration from Salisbury to Columbus: 0
- Net migration: 16 to Salisbury

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#36. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 16
- Migration from Dallas to Columbus: 3 (#339 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 13 to Dallas
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#35. Rochester, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Rochester in 2015-2019: 17
- Migration from Rochester to Columbus: 0
- Net migration: 17 to Rochester
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#34. Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Cape Girardeau in 2015-2019: 18
- Migration from Cape Girardeau to Columbus: 0
- Net migration: 18 to Cape Girardeau
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#33. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte in 2015-2019: 19
- Migration from Charlotte to Columbus: 0
- Net migration: 19 to Charlotte
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#32. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 20
- Migration from Denver to Columbus: 24 (#250 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 4 to Columbus

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#31. Elmira, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Elmira in 2015-2019: 22
- Migration from Elmira to Columbus: 0
- Net migration: 22 to Elmira
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#30. Norwich-New London, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Norwich in 2015-2019: 22
- Migration from Norwich to Columbus: 0
- Net migration: 22 to Norwich
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#29. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 22
- Migration from San Diego to Columbus: 0
- Net migration: 22 to San Diego
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#28. Mobile, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Mobile in 2015-2019: 25
- Migration from Mobile to Columbus: 0
- Net migration: 25 to Mobile
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#27. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 27
- Migration from Seattle to Columbus: 78 (#172 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 51 to Columbus

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#26. Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Milwaukee in 2015-2019: 27
- Migration from Milwaukee to Columbus: 0
- Net migration: 27 to Milwaukee
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#25. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 27
- Migration from Tampa to Columbus: 0
- Net migration: 27 to Tampa
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#24. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 27
- Migration from St. Louis to Columbus: 1 (#285 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Net migration: 26 to St. Louis
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#23. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to New Orleans in 2015-2019: 28
- Migration from New Orleans to Columbus: 0
- Net migration: 28 to New Orleans
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#22. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose in 2015-2019: 28
- Migration from San Jose to Columbus: 0
- Net migration: 28 to San Jose

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#21. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to North Port in 2015-2019: 32
- Migration from North Port to Columbus: 38 (#113 most common destination from North Port)
- Net migration: 6 to Columbus
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#20. Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Daphne in 2015-2019: 35
- Migration from Daphne to Columbus: 0
- Net migration: 35 to Daphne
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#19. Fort Wayne, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Wayne in 2015-2019: 37
- Migration from Fort Wayne to Columbus: 261 (#11 most common destination from Fort Wayne)
- Net migration: 224 to Columbus
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#18. Madison, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Madison in 2015-2019: 37
- Migration from Madison to Columbus: 0
- Net migration: 37 to Madison
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#17. Dayton-Kettering, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton in 2015-2019: 43
- Migration from Dayton to Columbus: 0
- Net migration: 43 to Dayton

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#16. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 45
- Migration from Atlanta to Columbus: 26 (#279 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 19 to Atlanta
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#15. Terre Haute, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Terre Haute in 2015-2019: 47
- Migration from Terre Haute to Columbus: 9 (#66 most common destination from Terre Haute)
- Net migration: 38 to Terre Haute
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#14. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Kansas City in 2015-2019: 61
- Migration from Kansas City to Columbus: 0
- Net migration: 61 to Kansas City
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#13. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Boston in 2015-2019: 77
- Migration from Boston to Columbus: 58 (#165 most common destination from Boston)
- Net migration: 19 to Boston
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#12. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 79
- Migration from Chicago to Columbus: 125 (#199 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 46 to Columbus

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#11. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charleston in 2015-2019: 81
- Migration from Charleston to Columbus: 119 (#55 most common destination from Charleston)
- Net migration: 38 to Columbus
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#10. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Columbus in 2015-2019: 83
- Migration from Columbus to Columbus: 7 (#236 most common destination from Columbus)
- Net migration: 76 to Columbus
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#9. Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette in 2015-2019: 89
- Migration from Lafayette to Columbus: 14 (#90 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 75 to Lafayette
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#8. Muncie, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Muncie in 2015-2019: 105
- Migration from Muncie to Columbus: 8 (#52 most common destination from Muncie)
- Net migration: 97 to Muncie
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#7. Evansville, IN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Evansville in 2015-2019: 120
- Migration from Evansville to Columbus: 11 (#82 most common destination from Evansville)
- Net migration: 109 to Evansville

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#6. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Detroit in 2015-2019: 128
- Migration from Detroit to Columbus: 55 (#159 most common destination from Detroit)
- Net migration: 73 to Detroit
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#5. Lexington-Fayette, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Lexington in 2015-2019: 181
- Migration from Lexington to Columbus: 8 (#148 most common destination from Lexington)
- Net migration: 173 to Lexington
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#4. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Nashville in 2015-2019: 193
- Migration from Nashville to Columbus: 35 (#176 most common destination from Nashville)
- Net migration: 158 to Nashville
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#3. Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County in 2015-2019: 265
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Columbus: 187 (#40 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 78 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#2. Bloomington, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Bloomington in 2015-2019: 546
- Migration from Bloomington to Columbus: 139 (#13 most common destination from Bloomington)
- Net migration: 407 to Bloomington
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#1. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 907
- Migration from Indianapolis to Columbus: 1,318 (#10 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Net migration: 411 to Columbus

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