Metros sending the most people to Lawrence

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Lawrence

Stacker compiled a list of metros that are sending the most people to Lawrence, KS Metro Area using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Metros are ranked by the estimated number of people who moved to Lawrence from the metro between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 19 (#113 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Lawrence to Fayetteville: 31 (#43 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 12 to Fayetteville
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#49. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Cape Coral in 2015-2019: 21 (#135 most common destination from Cape Coral)
- Migration from Lawrence to Cape Coral: 0 (#115 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 21 to Lawrence
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#48. Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Waterloo in 2015-2019: 22 (#41 most common destination from Waterloo)
- Migration from Lawrence to Waterloo: 0 (#115 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 22 to Lawrence
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#47. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Killeen in 2015-2019: 23 (#128 most common destination from Killeen)
- Migration from Lawrence to Killeen: 71 (#22 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 48 to Killeen
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#46. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 24 (#214 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Migration from Lawrence to Las Vegas: 21 (#61 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 3 to Lawrence

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#45. Rapid City, SD Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Rapid City in 2015-2019: 25 (#54 most common destination from Rapid City)
- Migration from Lawrence to Rapid City: 0 (#115 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 25 to Lawrence
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#44. Springfield, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Springfield in 2015-2019: 26 (#83 most common destination from Springfield)
- Migration from Lawrence to Springfield: 57 (#28 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 31 to Springfield
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#43. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 27 (#206 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Lawrence to Charlotte: 0 (#115 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 27 to Lawrence
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#42. Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Milwaukee in 2015-2019: 27 (#143 most common destination from Milwaukee)
- Migration from Lawrence to Milwaukee: 0 (#115 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 27 to Lawrence
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#41. Flint, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Flint in 2015-2019: 31 (#56 most common destination from Flint)
- Migration from Lawrence to Flint: 0 (#115 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 31 to Lawrence

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#40. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Cleveland in 2015-2019: 31 (#156 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Migration from Lawrence to Cleveland: 23 (#58 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 8 to Lawrence
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#39. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 32 (#173 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Migration from Lawrence to Colorado Springs: 24 (#56 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 8 to Lawrence
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#38. Fresno, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Fresno in 2015-2019: 35 (#77 most common destination from Fresno)
- Migration from Lawrence to Fresno: 13 (#73 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 22 to Lawrence
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#37. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 35 (#269 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Lawrence to Phoenix: 67 (#24 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 32 to Phoenix
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#36. Tallahassee, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Tallahassee in 2015-2019: 40 (#79 most common destination from Tallahassee)
- Migration from Lawrence to Tallahassee: 0 (#115 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 40 to Lawrence

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#35. Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Des Moines in 2015-2019: 44 (#68 most common destination from Des Moines)
- Migration from Lawrence to Des Moines: 0 (#115 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 44 to Lawrence
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#34. St. Joseph, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from St. Joseph in 2015-2019: 46 (#14 most common destination from St. Joseph)
- Migration from Lawrence to St. Joseph: 37 (#41 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 9 to Lawrence
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#33. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Seattle in 2015-2019: 50 (#202 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Lawrence to Seattle: 54 (#30 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 4 to Seattle
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#32. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Tulsa in 2015-2019: 52 (#68 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Migration from Lawrence to Tulsa: 43 (#38 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 9 to Lawrence
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#31. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 52 (#197 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Lawrence to Philadelphia: 62 (#25 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 10 to Philadelphia

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

- Migration to Lawrence from Dallas in 2015-2019: 52 (#238 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Lawrence to Dallas: 394 (#4 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 342 to Dallas
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#29. Lincoln, NE Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Lincoln in 2015-2019: 53 (#35 most common destination from Lincoln)
- Migration from Lawrence to Lincoln: 8 (#87 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 45 to Lawrence
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#28. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Tampa in 2015-2019: 53 (#191 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Lawrence to Tampa: 18 (#67 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 35 to Lawrence
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#27. Bloomington, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Bloomington in 2015-2019: 53 (#41 most common destination from Bloomington)
- Migration from Lawrence to Bloomington: 26 (#53 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 27 to Lawrence
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#26. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from San Diego in 2015-2019: 55 (#206 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Lawrence to San Diego: 79 (#19 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 24 to San Diego

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#25. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Sacramento in 2015-2019: 56 (#122 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Migration from Lawrence to Sacramento: 12 (#74 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 44 to Lawrence
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#24. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 56 (#231 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Lawrence to Atlanta: 61 (#26 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 5 to Atlanta
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#23. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Miami in 2015-2019: 57 (#201 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Lawrence to Miami: 0 (#115 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 57 to Lawrence
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#22. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Austin in 2015-2019: 58 (#144 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Lawrence to Austin: 70 (#23 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 12 to Austin
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#21. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Columbus in 2015-2019: 64 (#122 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Lawrence to Columbus: 0 (#115 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 64 to Lawrence

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

- Migration to Lawrence from Orlando in 2015-2019: 68 (#136 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Lawrence to Orlando: 31 (#43 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 37 to Lawrence
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#19. Worcester, MA-CT Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Worcester in 2015-2019: 75 (#65 most common destination from Worcester)
- Migration from Lawrence to Worcester: 0 (#115 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 75 to Lawrence
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#18. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 81 (#133 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Lawrence to Baltimore: 30 (#46 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 51 to Lawrence
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#17. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 85 (#227 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Lawrence to Los Angeles: 129 (#10 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 44 to Los Angeles
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#16. Boulder, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Boulder in 2015-2019: 94 (#37 most common destination from Boulder)
- Migration from Lawrence to Boulder: 79 (#19 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 15 to Lawrence

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#15. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Riverside in 2015-2019: 95 (#142 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Lawrence to Riverside: 15 (#72 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 80 to Lawrence
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#14. Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Omaha in 2015-2019: 101 (#68 most common destination from Omaha)
- Migration from Lawrence to Omaha: 51 (#33 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 50 to Lawrence
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#13. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 113 (#68 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Migration from Lawrence to Oklahoma City: 181 (#7 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 68 to Oklahoma City
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#12. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Houston in 2015-2019: 147 (#145 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Lawrence to Houston: 93 (#16 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 54 to Lawrence
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#11. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 155 (#88 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Lawrence to Minneapolis: 142 (#8 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 13 to Lawrence

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#10. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Washington in 2015-2019: 161 (#176 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Lawrence to Washington: 198 (#6 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 37 to Washington
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#9. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from New York in 2015-2019: 190 (#183 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Lawrence to New York: 20 (#64 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 170 to Lawrence
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#8. Manhattan, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Manhattan in 2015-2019: 207 (#18 most common destination from Manhattan)
- Migration from Lawrence to Manhattan: 126 (#11 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 81 to Lawrence
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#7. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Denver in 2015-2019: 213 (#86 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Lawrence to Denver: 202 (#5 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 11 to Lawrence
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#6. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 277 (#59 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Lawrence to St. Louis: 121 (#12 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 156 to Lawrence

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#5. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Boston in 2015-2019: 279 (#76 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Lawrence to Boston: 92 (#17 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 187 to Lawrence
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#4. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Chicago in 2015-2019: 360 (#122 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Lawrence to Chicago: 138 (#9 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 222 to Lawrence
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#3. Wichita, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Wichita in 2015-2019: 702 (#7 most common destination from Wichita)
- Migration from Lawrence to Wichita: 517 (#3 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 185 to Lawrence
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#2. Topeka, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Topeka in 2015-2019: 1,359 (#2 most common destination from Topeka)
- Migration from Lawrence to Topeka: 1,072 (#2 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 287 to Lawrence
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#1. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 4,766 (#1 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Lawrence to Kansas City: 3,487 (#1 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 1,279 to Lawrence

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