Where people in Lexington are moving to most

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May 17, 2022
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Where people in Lexington are moving to most

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

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#50. Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

- Migration to Chattanooga in 2015-2019: 82
- Migration from Chattanooga to Lexington: 96 (#41 most common destination from Chattanooga)
- Net migration: 14 to Lexington
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#49. Provo-Orem, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Provo in 2015-2019: 83
- Migration from Provo to Lexington: 0
- Net migration: 83 to Provo
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#48. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Memphis in 2015-2019: 84
- Migration from Memphis to Lexington: 244 (#37 most common destination from Memphis)
- Net migration: 160 to Lexington
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#47. La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metro Area

- Migration to La Crosse in 2015-2019: 84
- Migration from La Crosse to Lexington: 0
- Net migration: 84 to La Crosse
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#46. Eugene-Springfield, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Eugene in 2015-2019: 85
- Migration from Eugene to Lexington: 0
- Net migration: 85 to Eugene

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#45. Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Grand Rapids in 2015-2019: 90
- Migration from Grand Rapids to Lexington: 0
- Net migration: 90 to Grand Rapids
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#44. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 91
- Migration from Houston to Lexington: 80 (#194 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 11 to Houston
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#43. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Detroit in 2015-2019: 94
- Migration from Detroit to Lexington: 183 (#80 most common destination from Detroit)
- Net migration: 89 to Lexington
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#42. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 96
- Migration from Jacksonville to Lexington: 44 (#159 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Net migration: 52 to Jacksonville
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#41. San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo in 2015-2019: 98
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Lexington: 46 (#46 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 52 to San Luis Obispo

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

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 99
- Migration from Washington to Lexington: 395 (#110 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 296 to Lexington
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#39. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 106
- Migration from Minneapolis to Lexington: 84 (#135 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 22 to Minneapolis
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#38. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Clarksville in 2015-2019: 106
- Migration from Clarksville to Lexington: 119 (#53 most common destination from Clarksville)
- Net migration: 13 to Lexington
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#37. Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metro Area

- Migration to Huntington in 2015-2019: 116
- Migration from Huntington to Lexington: 745 (#3 most common destination from Huntington)
- Net migration: 629 to Lexington
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#36. Greensboro-High Point, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Greensboro in 2015-2019: 126
- Migration from Greensboro to Lexington: 36 (#82 most common destination from Greensboro)
- Net migration: 90 to Greensboro

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

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 126
- Migration from Phoenix to Lexington: 142 (#130 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 16 to Lexington
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#34. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami in 2015-2019: 134
- Migration from Miami to Lexington: 302 (#88 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 168 to Lexington
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#33. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 135
- Migration from Portland to Lexington: 87 (#118 most common destination from Portland)
- Net migration: 48 to Portland
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#32. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 140
- Migration from Fayetteville to Lexington: 7 (#192 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Net migration: 133 to Fayetteville
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#31. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 144
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Lexington: 202 (#82 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 58 to Lexington

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

- Migration to Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 158
- Migration from Philadelphia to Lexington: 194 (#121 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Net migration: 36 to Lexington
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#29. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 159
- Migration from Denver to Lexington: 157 (#108 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 2 to Denver
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#28. Knoxville, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Knoxville in 2015-2019: 164
- Migration from Knoxville to Lexington: 126 (#40 most common destination from Knoxville)
- Net migration: 38 to Knoxville
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#27. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte in 2015-2019: 169
- Migration from Charlotte to Lexington: 157 (#90 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 12 to Charlotte
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#26. Evansville, IN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Evansville in 2015-2019: 181
- Migration from Evansville to Lexington: 78 (#25 most common destination from Evansville)
- Net migration: 103 to Evansville

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#25. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 182
- Migration from Austin to Lexington: 208 (#68 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 26 to Lexington
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#24. Roanoke, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Roanoke in 2015-2019: 192
- Migration from Roanoke to Lexington: 0
- Net migration: 192 to Roanoke
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#23. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 193
- Migration from San Francisco to Lexington: 14 (#236 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 179 to San Francisco
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#22. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to San Antonio in 2015-2019: 198
- Migration from San Antonio to Lexington: 145 (#94 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Net migration: 53 to San Antonio
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#21. Bloomington, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Bloomington in 2015-2019: 199
- Migration from Bloomington to Lexington: 7 (#96 most common destination from Bloomington)
- Net migration: 192 to Bloomington

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#20. Dayton-Kettering, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton in 2015-2019: 204
- Migration from Dayton to Lexington: 363 (#12 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 159 to Lexington
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#19. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 207
- Migration from New York to Lexington: 723 (#103 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 516 to Lexington
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#18. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lakeland in 2015-2019: 218
- Migration from Lakeland to Lexington: 0
- Net migration: 218 to Lakeland
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#17. Lima, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Lima in 2015-2019: 218
- Migration from Lima to Lexington: 0
- Net migration: 218 to Lima
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#16. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 227
- Migration from Los Angeles to Lexington: 151 (#172 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 76 to Los Angeles

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#15. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 227
- Migration from Chicago to Lexington: 743 (#75 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 516 to Lexington
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#14. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Orlando in 2015-2019: 269
- Migration from Orlando to Lexington: 1,079 (#21 most common destination from Orlando)
- Net migration: 810 to Lexington
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#13. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 271
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Lexington: 235 (#58 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 36 to Pittsburgh
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#12. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Columbus in 2015-2019: 273
- Migration from Columbus to Lexington: 312 (#41 most common destination from Columbus)
- Net migration: 39 to Lexington
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#11. Owensboro, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro in 2015-2019: 304
- Migration from Owensboro to Lexington: 225 (#7 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 79 to Owensboro

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#10. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 316
- Migration from Indianapolis to Lexington: 194 (#59 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Net migration: 122 to Indianapolis
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#9. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 327
- Migration from Tampa to Lexington: 126 (#124 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 201 to Tampa
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#8. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Nashville in 2015-2019: 366
- Migration from Nashville to Lexington: 345 (#40 most common destination from Nashville)
- Net migration: 21 to Nashville
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#7. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 456
- Migration from Dallas to Lexington: 256 (#108 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 200 to Dallas
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#6. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Cape Coral in 2015-2019: 462
- Migration from Cape Coral to Lexington: 121 (#43 most common destination from Cape Coral)
- Net migration: 341 to Cape Coral

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#5. Bowling Green, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Bowling Green in 2015-2019: 659
- Migration from Bowling Green to Lexington: 449 (#3 most common destination from Bowling Green)
- Net migration: 210 to Bowling Green
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#4. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 855
- Migration from Atlanta to Lexington: 447 (#87 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 408 to Atlanta
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#3. Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Elizabethtown in 2015-2019: 1,015
- Migration from Elizabethtown to Lexington: 547 (#2 most common destination from Elizabethtown)
- Net migration: 468 to Elizabethtown
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#2. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 1,811
- Migration from Cincinnati to Lexington: 2,040 (#5 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Net migration: 229 to Lexington
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#1. Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County in 2015-2019: 2,594
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Lexington: 2,620 (#1 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 26 to Lexington

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