Metros sending the most people to Wichita

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Wichita

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

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#50. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 88 (#132 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Wichita to Minneapolis: 45 (#66 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 43 to Wichita
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#49. Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Ogden in 2015-2019: 90 (#39 most common destination from Ogden)
- Migration from Wichita to Ogden: 0 (#191 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 90 to Wichita
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#48. Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Little Rock in 2015-2019: 91 (#57 most common destination from Little Rock)
- Migration from Wichita to Little Rock: 19 (#108 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 72 to Wichita
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#47. Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Milwaukee in 2015-2019: 94 (#82 most common destination from Milwaukee)
- Migration from Wichita to Milwaukee: 66 (#52 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 28 to Wichita
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#46. Rochester, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Rochester in 2015-2019: 95 (#62 most common destination from Rochester)
- Migration from Wichita to Rochester: 0 (#191 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 95 to Wichita

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

- Migration to Wichita from Washington in 2015-2019: 97 (#212 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Wichita to Washington: 46 (#63 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 51 to Wichita
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#44. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Columbus in 2015-2019: 98 (#92 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Wichita to Columbus: 2 (#156 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 96 to Wichita
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#43. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Portland in 2015-2019: 98 (#109 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Wichita to Portland: 202 (#19 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 104 to Portland
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#42. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Pensacola in 2015-2019: 100 (#72 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Migration from Wichita to Pensacola: 53 (#59 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 47 to Wichita
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#41. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Tampa in 2015-2019: 101 (#141 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Wichita to Tampa: 166 (#24 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 65 to Tampa

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#40. Panama City, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Panama City in 2015-2019: 106 (#29 most common destination from Panama City)
- Migration from Wichita to Panama City: 0 (#191 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 106 to Wichita
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#39. Savannah, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Savannah in 2015-2019: 109 (#47 most common destination from Savannah)
- Migration from Wichita to Savannah: 884 (#3 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 775 to Savannah
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#38. Peoria, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Peoria in 2015-2019: 111 (#32 most common destination from Peoria)
- Migration from Wichita to Peoria: 0 (#191 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 111 to Wichita
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#37. Knoxville, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Knoxville in 2015-2019: 111 (#49 most common destination from Knoxville)
- Migration from Wichita to Knoxville: 11 (#127 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 100 to Wichita
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#36. Wichita Falls, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Wichita Falls in 2015-2019: 114 (#17 most common destination from Wichita Falls)
- Migration from Wichita to Wichita Falls: 53 (#59 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 61 to Wichita

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#35. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 116 (#108 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Wichita to San Antonio: 131 (#29 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 15 to San Antonio
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#34. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from San Diego in 2015-2019: 120 (#143 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Wichita to San Diego: 87 (#39 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 33 to Wichita
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#33. Joplin, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Joplin in 2015-2019: 123 (#12 most common destination from Joplin)
- Migration from Wichita to Joplin: 24 (#102 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 99 to Wichita
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#32. Logan, UT-ID Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Logan in 2015-2019: 129 (#10 most common destination from Logan)
- Migration from Wichita to Logan: 0 (#191 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 129 to Wichita
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#31. Fort Collins, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Fort Collins in 2015-2019: 133 (#23 most common destination from Fort Collins)
- Migration from Wichita to Fort Collins: 0 (#191 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 133 to Wichita

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#30. Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Lake Havasu City in 2015-2019: 137 (#13 most common destination from Lake Havasu City)
- Migration from Wichita to Lake Havasu City: 0 (#191 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 137 to Wichita
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#29. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Seattle in 2015-2019: 139 (#132 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Wichita to Seattle: 173 (#23 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 34 to Seattle
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#28. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Houston in 2015-2019: 139 (#148 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Wichita to Houston: 643 (#8 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 504 to Houston
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#27. Boulder, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Boulder in 2015-2019: 146 (#23 most common destination from Boulder)
- Migration from Wichita to Boulder: 0 (#191 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 146 to Wichita
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#26. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 155 (#98 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Wichita to St. Louis: 151 (#25 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 4 to Wichita

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#25. Jacksonville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 156 (#40 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Wichita to Jacksonville: 80 (#43 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 76 to Wichita
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#24. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 169 (#144 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Wichita to Atlanta: 640 (#9 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 471 to Atlanta
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#23. Columbia, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Columbia in 2015-2019: 180 (#9 most common destination from Columbia)
- Migration from Wichita to Columbia: 7 (#138 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 173 to Wichita
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#22. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Austin in 2015-2019: 182 (#75 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Wichita to Austin: 222 (#17 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 40 to Austin
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#21. Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Omaha in 2015-2019: 188 (#39 most common destination from Omaha)
- Migration from Wichita to Omaha: 129 (#30 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 59 to Wichita

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

- Migration to Wichita from St. Joseph in 2015-2019: 227 (#7 most common destination from St. Joseph)
- Migration from Wichita to St. Joseph: 45 (#66 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 182 to Wichita
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#19. Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 229 (#16 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Wichita to Fayetteville: 207 (#18 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 22 to Wichita
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#18. Corpus Christi, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Corpus Christi in 2015-2019: 251 (#12 most common destination from Corpus Christi)
- Migration from Wichita to Corpus Christi: 60 (#55 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 191 to Wichita
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#17. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Miami in 2015-2019: 295 (#89 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Wichita to Miami: 0 (#191 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 295 to Wichita
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#16. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from New York in 2015-2019: 306 (#157 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Wichita to New York: 110 (#34 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 196 to Wichita

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#15. Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Baton Rouge in 2015-2019: 334 (#17 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Migration from Wichita to Baton Rouge: 6 (#142 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 328 to Wichita
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#14. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Chicago in 2015-2019: 344 (#124 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Wichita to Chicago: 374 (#11 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 30 to Chicago
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#13. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Dallas in 2015-2019: 373 (#84 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Wichita to Dallas: 826 (#4 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 453 to Dallas
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#12. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 402 (#63 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Wichita to Phoenix: 484 (#10 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 82 to Phoenix
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#11. El Paso, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from El Paso in 2015-2019: 431 (#24 most common destination from El Paso)
- Migration from Wichita to El Paso: 193 (#22 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 238 to Wichita

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#10. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 463 (#87 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Wichita to Los Angeles: 132 (#28 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 331 to Wichita
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#9. Lawrence, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Lawrence in 2015-2019: 517 (#3 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Migration from Wichita to Lawrence: 702 (#7 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 185 to Lawrence
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#8. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 529 (#10 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Migration from Wichita to Oklahoma City: 713 (#6 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 184 to Oklahoma City
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#7. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Denver in 2015-2019: 565 (#40 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Wichita to Denver: 367 (#13 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 198 to Wichita
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#6. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Riverside in 2015-2019: 578 (#41 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Wichita to Riverside: 197 (#21 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 381 to Wichita

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#5. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 628 (#18 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Migration from Wichita to Colorado Springs: 137 (#27 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 491 to Wichita
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#4. Topeka, KS Metro Area

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

- Migration to Wichita from Tulsa in 2015-2019: 761 (#7 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Migration from Wichita to Tulsa: 372 (#12 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 389 to Wichita
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#2. Manhattan, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Manhattan in 2015-2019: 903 (#2 most common destination from Manhattan)
- Migration from Wichita to Manhattan: 820 (#5 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 83 to Wichita
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#1. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 1,327 (#10 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Wichita to Kansas City: 2,568 (#1 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 1,241 to Kansas City

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