Where people in Waterloo are moving to most

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July 18, 2022
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Where people in Waterloo are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 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 Waterloo between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Columbia in 2015-2019: 15
- Migration from Columbia to Waterloo: 0
- Net migration: 15 to Columbia
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#49. Manhattan, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Manhattan in 2015-2019: 15
- Migration from Manhattan to Waterloo: 0
- Net migration: 15 to Manhattan
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#48. Rapid City, SD Metro Area

- Migration to Rapid City in 2015-2019: 15
- Migration from Rapid City to Waterloo: 15 (#72 most common destination from Rapid City)
- Net migration: 0 to Waterloo
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#47. Canton-Massillon, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Canton in 2015-2019: 16
- Migration from Canton to Waterloo: 0
- Net migration: 16 to Canton
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#46. Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Havasu City in 2015-2019: 16
- Migration from Lake Havasu City to Waterloo: 0
- Net migration: 16 to Lake Havasu City

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#45. Sioux Falls, SD Metro Area

- Migration to Sioux Falls in 2015-2019: 17
- Migration from Sioux Falls to Waterloo: 0
- Net migration: 17 to Sioux Falls
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#44. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 18
- Migration from Los Angeles to Waterloo: 12 (#334 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 6 to Los Angeles
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#43. Syracuse, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Syracuse in 2015-2019: 21
- Migration from Syracuse to Waterloo: 0
- Net migration: 21 to Syracuse
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#42. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 21
- Migration from Colorado Springs to Waterloo: 54 (#148 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Net migration: 33 to Waterloo
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#41. Lawrence, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence in 2015-2019: 22
- Migration from Lawrence to Waterloo: 0
- Net migration: 22 to Lawrence

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#40. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Tucson in 2015-2019: 23
- Migration from Tucson to Waterloo: 0
- Net migration: 23 to Tucson
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#39. Jacksonville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 24
- Migration from Jacksonville to Waterloo: 0
- Net migration: 24 to Jacksonville
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#38. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa in 2015-2019: 24
- Migration from Tulsa to Waterloo: 0
- Net migration: 24 to Tulsa
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#37. Appleton, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton in 2015-2019: 25
- Migration from Appleton to Waterloo: 0
- Net migration: 25 to Appleton
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#36. Hot Springs, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Hot Springs in 2015-2019: 25
- Migration from Hot Springs to Waterloo: 0
- Net migration: 25 to Hot Springs

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#35. Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Oxnard in 2015-2019: 27
- Migration from Oxnard to Waterloo: 4 (#171 most common destination from Oxnard)
- Net migration: 23 to Oxnard
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#34. Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metro Area

- Migration to Omaha in 2015-2019: 27
- Migration from Omaha to Waterloo: 55 (#96 most common destination from Omaha)
- Net migration: 28 to Waterloo
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#33. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to North Port in 2015-2019: 31
- Migration from North Port to Waterloo: 0
- Net migration: 31 to North Port
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#32. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Boston in 2015-2019: 31
- Migration from Boston to Waterloo: 4 (#287 most common destination from Boston)
- Net migration: 27 to Boston
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#31. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 33
- Migration from Fayetteville to Waterloo: 0
- Net migration: 33 to Fayetteville

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#30. Peoria, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria in 2015-2019: 33
- Migration from Peoria to Waterloo: 38 (#76 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 5 to Waterloo
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#29. Fort Wayne, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Wayne in 2015-2019: 34
- Migration from Fort Wayne to Waterloo: 0
- Net migration: 34 to Fort Wayne
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#28. Janesville-Beloit, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Janesville in 2015-2019: 34
- Migration from Janesville to Waterloo: 0
- Net migration: 34 to Janesville
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#27. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to San Antonio in 2015-2019: 37
- Migration from San Antonio to Waterloo: 13 (#245 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Net migration: 24 to San Antonio
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#26. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 38
- Migration from Indianapolis to Waterloo: 0
- Net migration: 38 to Indianapolis

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#25. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 43
- Migration from Portland to Waterloo: 3 (#270 most common destination from Portland)
- Net migration: 40 to Portland
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#24. Gadsden, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Gadsden in 2015-2019: 50
- Migration from Gadsden to Waterloo: 0
- Net migration: 50 to Gadsden
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#23. Wichita, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita in 2015-2019: 51
- Migration from Wichita to Waterloo: 57 (#56 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 6 to Waterloo
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#22. Portland-South Portland, ME Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 51
- Migration from Portland to Waterloo: 0
- Net migration: 51 to Portland
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#21. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 52
- Migration from New York to Waterloo: 0
- Net migration: 52 to New York

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#20. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Orlando in 2015-2019: 59
- Migration from Orlando to Waterloo: 15 (#244 most common destination from Orlando)
- Net migration: 44 to Orlando
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#19. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 63
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Waterloo: 0
- Net migration: 63 to Virginia Beach
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#18. Rochester, MN Metro Area

- Migration to Rochester in 2015-2019: 68
- Migration from Rochester to Waterloo: 27 (#50 most common destination from Rochester)
- Net migration: 41 to Rochester
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#17. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 73
- Migration from Tampa to Waterloo: 0
- Net migration: 73 to Tampa
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#16. Michigan City-La Porte, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Michigan City in 2015-2019: 107
- Migration from Michigan City to Waterloo: 0
- Net migration: 107 to Michigan City

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#15. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 114
- Migration from Phoenix to Waterloo: 92 (#178 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 22 to Phoenix
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#14. Madison, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Madison in 2015-2019: 134
- Migration from Madison to Waterloo: 102 (#50 most common destination from Madison)
- Net migration: 32 to Madison
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#13. Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metro Area

- Migration to Sioux City in 2015-2019: 144
- Migration from Sioux City to Waterloo: 57 (#21 most common destination from Sioux City)
- Net migration: 87 to Sioux City
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#12. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 151
- Migration from Las Vegas to Waterloo: 0
- Net migration: 151 to Las Vegas
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#11. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 154
- Migration from Minneapolis to Waterloo: 120 (#104 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 34 to Minneapolis

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#10. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 160
- Migration from Denver to Waterloo: 8 (#300 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 152 to Denver
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#9. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 194
- Migration from Chicago to Waterloo: 416 (#113 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 222 to Waterloo
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#8. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Kansas City in 2015-2019: 197
- Migration from Kansas City to Waterloo: 21 (#198 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Net migration: 176 to Kansas City
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#7. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 220
- Migration from Dallas to Waterloo: 18 (#299 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 202 to Dallas
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#6. Dubuque, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Dubuque in 2015-2019: 220
- Migration from Dubuque to Waterloo: 226 (#4 most common destination from Dubuque)
- Net migration: 6 to Waterloo
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#5. Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Davenport in 2015-2019: 255
- Migration from Davenport to Waterloo: 375 (#8 most common destination from Davenport)
- Net migration: 120 to Waterloo
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#4. Ames, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Ames in 2015-2019: 441
- Migration from Ames to Waterloo: 143 (#12 most common destination from Ames)
- Net migration: 298 to Ames
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#3. Iowa City, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Iowa City in 2015-2019: 572
- Migration from Iowa City to Waterloo: 308 (#8 most common destination from Iowa City)
- Net migration: 264 to Iowa City
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#2. Cedar Rapids, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Cedar Rapids in 2015-2019: 610
- Migration from Cedar Rapids to Waterloo: 929 (#3 most common destination from Cedar Rapids)
- Net migration: 319 to Waterloo
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#1. Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Des Moines in 2015-2019: 1,911
- Migration from Des Moines to Waterloo: 841 (#5 most common destination from Des Moines)
- Net migration: 1,070 to Des Moines

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