Where people in Topeka are moving to most

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

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Topeka, KS 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 Topeka between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Waterloo in 2015-2019: 14
- Migration from Waterloo to Topeka: 0
- Net migration: 14 to Waterloo
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#49. Grand Island, NE Metro Area

- Migration to Grand Island in 2015-2019: 15
- Migration from Grand Island to Topeka: 0
- Net migration: 15 to Grand Island
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#48. Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 15
- Migration from Fayetteville to Topeka: 4 (#151 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Net migration: 11 to Fayetteville
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#47. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 15
- Migration from San Diego to Topeka: 81 (#180 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 66 to Topeka
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#46. Akron, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Akron in 2015-2019: 16
- Migration from Akron to Topeka: 0
- Net migration: 16 to Akron

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#45. Idaho Falls, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Idaho Falls in 2015-2019: 16
- Migration from Idaho Falls to Topeka: 0
- Net migration: 16 to Idaho Falls
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#44. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metro Area

- Migration to McAllen in 2015-2019: 17
- Migration from McAllen to Topeka: 0
- Net migration: 17 to McAllen
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#43. Longview, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Longview in 2015-2019: 18
- Migration from Longview to Topeka: 0
- Net migration: 18 to Longview
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#42. Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Olympia in 2015-2019: 19
- Migration from Olympia to Topeka: 14 (#104 most common destination from Olympia)
- Net migration: 5 to Olympia
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#41. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 22
- Migration from Los Angeles to Topeka: 0
- Net migration: 22 to Los Angeles

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#40. Chico, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Chico in 2015-2019: 22
- Migration from Chico to Topeka: 30 (#48 most common destination from Chico)
- Net migration: 8 to Topeka
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#39. Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

- Migration to Chattanooga in 2015-2019: 23
- Migration from Chattanooga to Topeka: 0
- Net migration: 23 to Chattanooga
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#38. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa in 2015-2019: 24
- Migration from Tulsa to Topeka: 0
- Net migration: 24 to Tulsa
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#37. St. Joseph, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to St. Joseph in 2015-2019: 24
- Migration from St. Joseph to Topeka: 71 (#11 most common destination from St. Joseph)
- Net migration: 47 to Topeka
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#36. Corpus Christi, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Corpus Christi in 2015-2019: 25
- Migration from Corpus Christi to Topeka: 0
- Net migration: 25 to Corpus Christi

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#35. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 25
- Migration from Philadelphia to Topeka: 11 (#280 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Net migration: 14 to Philadelphia
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#34. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 26
- Migration from Chicago to Topeka: 209 (#161 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 183 to Topeka
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#33. Lincoln, NE Metro Area

- Migration to Lincoln in 2015-2019: 26
- Migration from Lincoln to Topeka: 11 (#106 most common destination from Lincoln)
- Net migration: 15 to Lincoln
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#32. Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Hartford in 2015-2019: 27
- Migration from Hartford to Topeka: 0
- Net migration: 27 to Hartford
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#31. Fort Smith, AR-OK Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith in 2015-2019: 31
- Migration from Fort Smith to Topeka: 0
- Net migration: 31 to Fort Smith

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#30. Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metro Area

- Migration to Omaha in 2015-2019: 32
- Migration from Omaha to Topeka: 116 (#61 most common destination from Omaha)
- Net migration: 84 to Topeka
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#29. El Paso, TX Metro Area

- Migration to El Paso in 2015-2019: 32
- Migration from El Paso to Topeka: 0
- Net migration: 32 to El Paso
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#28. Hilton Head Island-Bluffton, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Hilton Head Island in 2015-2019: 36
- Migration from Hilton Head Island to Topeka: 0
- Net migration: 36 to Hilton Head Island
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#27. Salt Lake City, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City in 2015-2019: 37
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Topeka: 0
- Net migration: 37 to Salt Lake City
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#26. Wichita Falls, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita Falls in 2015-2019: 38
- Migration from Wichita Falls to Topeka: 0
- Net migration: 38 to Wichita Falls

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

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 42
- Migration from Atlanta to Topeka: 56 (#231 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 14 to Topeka
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#24. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 43
- Migration from Tampa to Topeka: 16 (#278 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 27 to Tampa
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#23. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 46
- Migration from Cincinnati to Topeka: 0
- Net migration: 46 to Cincinnati
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#22. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 48
- Migration from Washington to Topeka: 78 (#232 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 30 to Topeka
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#21. Springfield, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Springfield in 2015-2019: 54
- Migration from Springfield to Topeka: 0
- Net migration: 54 to Springfield

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#20. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 54
- Migration from Las Vegas to Topeka: 9 (#265 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 45 to Las Vegas
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#19. Columbia, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Columbia in 2015-2019: 64
- Migration from Columbia to Topeka: 17 (#88 most common destination from Columbia)
- Net migration: 47 to Columbia
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#18. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 67
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Topeka: 121 (#65 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 54 to Topeka
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#17. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 69
- Migration from Phoenix to Topeka: 0
- Net migration: 69 to Phoenix
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#16. Huntsville, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Huntsville in 2015-2019: 78
- Migration from Huntsville to Topeka: 0
- Net migration: 78 to Huntsville

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#15. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami in 2015-2019: 79
- Migration from Miami to Topeka: 0
- Net migration: 79 to Miami
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#14. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 80
- Migration from Dallas to Topeka: 75 (#209 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 5 to Dallas
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#13. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Durham in 2015-2019: 80
- Migration from Durham to Topeka: 0
- Net migration: 80 to Durham
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#12. Naples-Marco Island, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Naples in 2015-2019: 82
- Migration from Naples to Topeka: 0
- Net migration: 82 to Naples
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#11. Bremerton-Silverdale-Port Orchard, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Bremerton in 2015-2019: 86
- Migration from Bremerton to Topeka: 0
- Net migration: 86 to Bremerton

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#10. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 87
- Migration from St. Louis to Topeka: 90 (#131 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Net migration: 3 to Topeka
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#9. Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County in 2015-2019: 133
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Topeka: 10 (#195 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 123 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#8. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 157
- Migration from Denver to Topeka: 58 (#189 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 99 to Denver
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#7. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to San Antonio in 2015-2019: 160
- Migration from San Antonio to Topeka: 5 (#268 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Net migration: 155 to San Antonio
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#6. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Riverside in 2015-2019: 173
- Migration from Riverside to Topeka: 31 (#221 most common destination from Riverside)
- Net migration: 142 to Riverside

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

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

- Migration to Wichita in 2015-2019: 672
- Migration from Wichita to Topeka: 1,232 (#2 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 560 to Topeka
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#3. Manhattan, KS Metro Area

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

- Migration to Lawrence in 2015-2019: 1,359
- 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 Kansas City in 2015-2019: 2,490
- Migration from Kansas City to Topeka: 1,115 (#13 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Net migration: 1,375 to Kansas City

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