Where people in Wichita are moving to most

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

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

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#50. Enid, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Enid in 2015-2019: 74
- Migration from Enid to Wichita: 23 (#23 most common destination from Enid)
- Net migration: 51 to Enid
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#49. Ocala, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Ocala in 2015-2019: 76
- Migration from Ocala to Wichita: 0
- Net migration: 76 to Ocala
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#48. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Baltimore in 2015-2019: 76
- Migration from Baltimore to Wichita: 13 (#244 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Net migration: 63 to Baltimore
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#47. Abilene, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Abilene in 2015-2019: 77
- Migration from Abilene to Wichita: 0
- Net migration: 77 to Abilene
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#46. Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Crestview in 2015-2019: 77
- Migration from Crestview to Wichita: 0
- Net migration: 77 to Crestview

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#45. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Palm Bay in 2015-2019: 79
- Migration from Palm Bay to Wichita: 18 (#141 most common destination from Palm Bay)
- Net migration: 61 to Palm Bay
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#44. Jacksonville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 80
- Migration from Jacksonville to Wichita: 156 (#40 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Net migration: 76 to Wichita
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#43. Anchorage, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Anchorage in 2015-2019: 80
- Migration from Anchorage to Wichita: 0
- Net migration: 80 to Anchorage
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#42. Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area

- Migration to Allentown in 2015-2019: 82
- Migration from Allentown to Wichita: 0
- Net migration: 82 to Allentown
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#41. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 84
- Migration from Las Vegas to Wichita: 65 (#139 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 19 to Las Vegas

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#40. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

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

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 87
- Migration from San Francisco to Wichita: 7 (#262 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 80 to San Francisco
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#38. Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo in 2015-2019: 88
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Wichita: 0
- Net migration: 88 to Kalamazoo
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#37. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Detroit in 2015-2019: 92
- Migration from Detroit to Wichita: 30 (#204 most common destination from Detroit)
- Net migration: 62 to Detroit
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#36. South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metro Area

- Migration to South Bend in 2015-2019: 94
- Migration from South Bend to Wichita: 13 (#109 most common destination from South Bend)
- Net migration: 81 to South Bend

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#35. Stockton, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Stockton in 2015-2019: 107
- Migration from Stockton to Wichita: 0
- Net migration: 107 to Stockton
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#34. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 110
- Migration from New York to Wichita: 306 (#157 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 196 to Wichita
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#33. Springfield, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Springfield in 2015-2019: 111
- Migration from Springfield to Wichita: 66 (#44 most common destination from Springfield)
- Net migration: 45 to Springfield
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#32. Rapid City, SD Metro Area

- Migration to Rapid City in 2015-2019: 121
- Migration from Rapid City to Wichita: 0
- Net migration: 121 to Rapid City
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#31. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 128
- Migration from Indianapolis to Wichita: 79 (#110 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Net migration: 49 to Indianapolis

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

- Migration to Omaha in 2015-2019: 129
- Migration from Omaha to Wichita: 188 (#39 most common destination from Omaha)
- Net migration: 59 to Wichita
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#29. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to San Antonio in 2015-2019: 131
- Migration from San Antonio to Wichita: 116 (#108 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Net migration: 15 to San Antonio
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#28. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 132
- Migration from Los Angeles to Wichita: 463 (#87 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 331 to Wichita
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#27. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 137
- Migration from Colorado Springs to Wichita: 628 (#18 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Net migration: 491 to Wichita
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#26. Lafayette, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette in 2015-2019: 145
- Migration from Lafayette to Wichita: 0
- Net migration: 145 to Lafayette

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

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 151
- Migration from St. Louis to Wichita: 155 (#98 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Net migration: 4 to Wichita
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#24. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 166
- Migration from Tampa to Wichita: 101 (#141 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 65 to Tampa
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#23. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 173
- Migration from Seattle to Wichita: 139 (#132 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 34 to Seattle
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#22. El Paso, TX Metro Area

- Migration to El Paso in 2015-2019: 193
- Migration from El Paso to Wichita: 431 (#24 most common destination from El Paso)
- Net migration: 238 to Wichita
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#21. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

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

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#20. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose in 2015-2019: 201
- Migration from San Jose to Wichita: 51 (#117 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 150 to San Jose
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#19. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 202
- Migration from Portland to Wichita: 98 (#109 most common destination from Portland)
- Net migration: 104 to Portland
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#18. Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 207
- Migration from Fayetteville to Wichita: 229 (#16 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Net migration: 22 to Wichita
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#17. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 222
- Migration from Austin to Wichita: 182 (#75 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 40 to Austin
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#16. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Killeen in 2015-2019: 244
- Migration from Killeen to Wichita: 0
- Net migration: 244 to Killeen

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

- Migration to Des Moines in 2015-2019: 260
- Migration from Des Moines to Wichita: 77 (#45 most common destination from Des Moines)
- Net migration: 183 to Des Moines
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#14. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Nashville in 2015-2019: 337
- Migration from Nashville to Wichita: 58 (#135 most common destination from Nashville)
- Net migration: 279 to Nashville
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#13. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 367
- Migration from Denver to Wichita: 565 (#40 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 198 to Wichita
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#12. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa in 2015-2019: 372
- Migration from Tulsa to Wichita: 761 (#7 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 389 to Wichita
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#11. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 374
- Migration from Chicago to Wichita: 344 (#124 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 30 to Chicago

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

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 484
- Migration from Phoenix to Wichita: 402 (#63 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 82 to Phoenix
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#9. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 640
- Migration from Atlanta to Wichita: 169 (#144 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 471 to Atlanta
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#8. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 643
- Migration from Houston to Wichita: 139 (#148 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 504 to Houston
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#7. Lawrence, KS Metro Area

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

- Migration to Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 713
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Wichita: 529 (#10 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 184 to Oklahoma City

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#5. Manhattan, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Manhattan in 2015-2019: 820
- Migration from Manhattan to Wichita: 903 (#2 most common destination from Manhattan)
- Net migration: 83 to Wichita
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#4. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 826
- Migration from Dallas to Wichita: 373 (#84 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 453 to Dallas
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#3. Savannah, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Savannah in 2015-2019: 884
- Migration from Savannah to Wichita: 109 (#47 most common destination from Savannah)
- Net migration: 775 to Savannah
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#2. Topeka, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka in 2015-2019: 1,232
- Migration from Topeka to Wichita: 672 (#4 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 560 to Topeka
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#1. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

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

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