Metros sending the most people to Topeka

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Topeka

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

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#50. Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Olympia in 2015-2019: 14 (#104 most common destination from Olympia)
- Migration from Topeka to Olympia: 19 (#42 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 5 to Olympia
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#49. Gainesville, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Gainesville in 2015-2019: 15 (#47 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Migration from Topeka to Gainesville: 0 (#99 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 15 to Topeka
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#48. Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Ogden in 2015-2019: 15 (#119 most common destination from Ogden)
- Migration from Topeka to Ogden: 0 (#99 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 15 to Topeka
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#47. Greeley, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Greeley in 2015-2019: 16 (#82 most common destination from Greeley)
- Migration from Topeka to Greeley: 0 (#99 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 16 to Topeka
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#46. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Tampa in 2015-2019: 16 (#278 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Topeka to Tampa: 43 (#24 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 27 to Tampa

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#45. Port St. Lucie, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Port St. Lucie in 2015-2019: 17 (#101 most common destination from Port St. Lucie)
- Migration from Topeka to Port St. Lucie: 0 (#99 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 17 to Topeka
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#44. Staunton, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Staunton in 2015-2019: 17 (#32 most common destination from Staunton)
- Migration from Topeka to Staunton: 0 (#99 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 17 to Topeka
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#43. Columbia, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Columbia in 2015-2019: 17 (#88 most common destination from Columbia)
- Migration from Topeka to Columbia: 64 (#19 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 47 to Columbia
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#42. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Columbia in 2015-2019: 18 (#144 most common destination from Columbia)
- Migration from Topeka to Columbia: 0 (#99 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 18 to Topeka
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#41. Sebring-Avon Park, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Sebring in 2015-2019: 18 (#41 most common destination from Sebring)
- Migration from Topeka to Sebring: 0 (#99 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 18 to Topeka

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#40. Fort Collins, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Fort Collins in 2015-2019: 19 (#117 most common destination from Fort Collins)
- Migration from Topeka to Fort Collins: 0 (#99 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 19 to Topeka
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#39. Modesto, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Modesto in 2015-2019: 20 (#76 most common destination from Modesto)
- Migration from Topeka to Modesto: 0 (#99 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 20 to Topeka
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#38. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Raleigh in 2015-2019: 21 (#163 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Migration from Topeka to Raleigh: 0 (#99 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 21 to Topeka
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#37. Greensboro-High Point, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Greensboro in 2015-2019: 22 (#107 most common destination from Greensboro)
- Migration from Topeka to Greensboro: 0 (#99 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 22 to Topeka
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#36. Sheboygan, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Sheboygan in 2015-2019: 22 (#23 most common destination from Sheboygan)
- Migration from Topeka to Sheboygan: 0 (#99 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 22 to Topeka

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#35. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Pensacola in 2015-2019: 23 (#135 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Migration from Topeka to Pensacola: 0 (#99 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 23 to Topeka
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#34. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from New York in 2015-2019: 29 (#291 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Topeka to New York: 0 (#99 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 29 to Topeka
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#33. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from San Jose in 2015-2019: 30 (#150 most common destination from San Jose)
- Migration from Topeka to San Jose: 0 (#99 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 30 to Topeka
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#32. Chico, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Chico in 2015-2019: 30 (#48 most common destination from Chico)
- Migration from Topeka to Chico: 22 (#40 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 8 to Topeka
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#31. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Nashville in 2015-2019: 31 (#186 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Topeka to Nashville: 0 (#99 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 31 to Topeka

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

- Migration to Topeka from Riverside in 2015-2019: 31 (#221 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Topeka to Riverside: 173 (#6 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 142 to Riverside
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#29. Jacksonville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 32 (#113 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Topeka to Jacksonville: 0 (#99 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 32 to Topeka
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#28. Dayton-Kettering, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Dayton in 2015-2019: 33 (#106 most common destination from Dayton)
- Migration from Topeka to Dayton: 4 (#72 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 29 to Topeka
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#27. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Austin in 2015-2019: 33 (#186 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Topeka to Austin: 7 (#66 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 26 to Topeka
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#26. Warner Robins, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Warner Robins in 2015-2019: 34 (#41 most common destination from Warner Robins)
- Migration from Topeka to Warner Robins: 0 (#99 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 34 to Topeka

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#25. Mobile, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Mobile in 2015-2019: 36 (#54 most common destination from Mobile)
- Migration from Topeka to Mobile: 0 (#99 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 36 to Topeka
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#24. New Bern, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from New Bern in 2015-2019: 36 (#60 most common destination from New Bern)
- Migration from Topeka to New Bern: 2 (#74 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 34 to Topeka
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#23. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Memphis in 2015-2019: 48 (#131 most common destination from Memphis)
- Migration from Topeka to Memphis: 9 (#61 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 39 to Topeka
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#22. Bakersfield, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Bakersfield in 2015-2019: 49 (#77 most common destination from Bakersfield)
- Migration from Topeka to Bakersfield: 0 (#99 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 49 to Topeka
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#21. Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Lansing in 2015-2019: 49 (#57 most common destination from Lansing)
- Migration from Topeka to Lansing: 0 (#99 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 49 to Topeka

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#20. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Clarksville in 2015-2019: 51 (#92 most common destination from Clarksville)
- Migration from Topeka to Clarksville: 0 (#99 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 51 to Topeka
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#19. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 56 (#231 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Topeka to Atlanta: 42 (#25 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 14 to Topeka
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#18. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Denver in 2015-2019: 58 (#189 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Topeka to Denver: 157 (#8 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 99 to Denver
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#17. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 65 (#152 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Topeka to Minneapolis: 10 (#59 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 55 to Topeka
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#16. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 66 (#153 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Topeka to Baltimore: 0 (#99 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 66 to Topeka

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#15. St. Joseph, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from St. Joseph in 2015-2019: 71 (#11 most common destination from St. Joseph)
- Migration from Topeka to St. Joseph: 24 (#37 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 47 to Topeka
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#14. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Dallas in 2015-2019: 75 (#209 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Topeka to Dallas: 80 (#13 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 5 to Dallas
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#13. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Washington in 2015-2019: 78 (#232 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Topeka to Washington: 48 (#22 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 30 to Topeka
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#12. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from San Diego in 2015-2019: 81 (#180 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Topeka to San Diego: 15 (#48 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 66 to Topeka
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#11. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 90 (#131 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Topeka to St. Louis: 87 (#10 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 3 to Topeka

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#10. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 100 (#121 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Topeka to Charlotte: 0 (#99 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 100 to Topeka
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#9. Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Omaha in 2015-2019: 116 (#61 most common destination from Omaha)
- Migration from Topeka to Omaha: 32 (#29 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 84 to Topeka
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#8. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 121 (#65 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Migration from Topeka to Oklahoma City: 67 (#18 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 54 to Topeka
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#7. Joplin, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Joplin in 2015-2019: 172 (#8 most common destination from Joplin)
- Migration from Topeka to Joplin: 0 (#99 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 172 to Topeka
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#6. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Chicago in 2015-2019: 209 (#161 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Topeka to Chicago: 26 (#33 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 183 to Topeka

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#5. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Houston in 2015-2019: 246 (#106 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Topeka to Houston: 178 (#5 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 68 to Topeka
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#4. Manhattan, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Manhattan in 2015-2019: 702 (#3 most common destination from Manhattan)
- Migration from Topeka to Manhattan: 996 (#3 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 294 to Manhattan
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#3. Lawrence, KS Metro Area

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

- Migration to Topeka from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 1,115 (#13 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Topeka to Kansas City: 2,490 (#1 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 1,375 to Kansas City
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#1. Wichita, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka from Wichita in 2015-2019: 1,232 (#2 most common destination from Wichita)
- Migration from Topeka to Wichita: 672 (#4 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 560 to Topeka

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