Metros sending the most people to Louisville

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April 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Louisville

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

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#50. Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Grand Rapids in 2015-2019: 135 (#39 most common destination from Grand Rapids)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Grand Rapids: 165 (#43 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 30 to Grand Rapids
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#49. Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Elkhart in 2015-2019: 142 (#13 most common destination from Elkhart)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Elkhart: 12 (#186 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 130 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#48. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Cape Coral in 2015-2019: 142 (#34 most common destination from Cape Coral)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Cape Coral: 103 (#72 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 39 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#47. Montgomery, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Montgomery in 2015-2019: 150 (#23 most common destination from Montgomery)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Montgomery: 8 (#204 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 142 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#46. Terre Haute, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Terre Haute in 2015-2019: 150 (#8 most common destination from Terre Haute)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Terre Haute: 381 (#19 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 231 to Terre Haute

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

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Omaha in 2015-2019: 153 (#48 most common destination from Omaha)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Omaha: 96 (#76 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 57 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#44. Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Milwaukee in 2015-2019: 156 (#56 most common destination from Milwaukee)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Milwaukee: 37 (#124 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 119 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#43. Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Lafayette in 2015-2019: 157 (#11 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Lafayette: 160 (#46 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 3 to Lafayette
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#42. Iowa City, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Iowa City in 2015-2019: 167 (#21 most common destination from Iowa City)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Iowa City: 0 (#249 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 167 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#41. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Riverside in 2015-2019: 167 (#105 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Riverside: 106 (#67 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 61 to Louisville/Jefferson County

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

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 172 (#86 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to San Antonio: 129 (#58 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 43 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#39. Kokomo, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Kokomo in 2015-2019: 174 (#5 most common destination from Kokomo)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Kokomo: 34 (#128 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 140 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#38. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 181 (#112 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Phoenix: 294 (#28 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 113 to Phoenix
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#37. Bloomington, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Bloomington in 2015-2019: 190 (#8 most common destination from Bloomington)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Bloomington: 262 (#32 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 72 to Bloomington
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#36. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Denver in 2015-2019: 200 (#89 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Denver: 408 (#17 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 208 to Denver

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#35. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Portland in 2015-2019: 201 (#68 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Portland: 112 (#63 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 89 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#34. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Columbus in 2015-2019: 201 (#54 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Columbus: 413 (#16 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 212 to Columbus
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#33. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 208 (#63 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Pittsburgh: 153 (#48 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 55 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#32. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from San Diego in 2015-2019: 210 (#101 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to San Diego: 113 (#62 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 97 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#31. Lafayette, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Lafayette in 2015-2019: 219 (#11 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Lafayette: 0 (#249 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 219 to Louisville/Jefferson County

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#30. Logan, UT-ID Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Logan in 2015-2019: 222 (#4 most common destination from Logan)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Logan: 0 (#249 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 222 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#29. Boise City, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Boise City in 2015-2019: 223 (#20 most common destination from Boise City)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Boise City: 0 (#249 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 223 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#28. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 231 (#70 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Charlotte: 163 (#44 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 68 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#27. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 239 (#59 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Kansas City: 146 (#52 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 93 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#26. Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Huntington in 2015-2019: 256 (#7 most common destination from Huntington)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Huntington: 114 (#61 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 142 to Louisville/Jefferson County

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#25. Columbus, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Columbus in 2015-2019: 265 (#3 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Columbus: 187 (#40 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 78 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#24. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Tampa in 2015-2019: 271 (#81 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Tampa: 709 (#8 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 438 to Tampa
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#23. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 280 (#69 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Baltimore: 205 (#35 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 75 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#22. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 282 (#70 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to San Francisco: 188 (#39 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 94 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#21. Richmond, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Richmond in 2015-2019: 287 (#28 most common destination from Richmond)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Richmond: 30 (#138 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 257 to Louisville/Jefferson County

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#20. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Cleveland in 2015-2019: 291 (#41 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Cleveland: 172 (#42 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 119 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#19. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 297 (#116 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Los Angeles: 509 (#13 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 212 to Los Angeles
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#18. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Houston in 2015-2019: 319 (#85 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Houston: 753 (#7 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 434 to Houston
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#17. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from New York in 2015-2019: 338 (#148 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to New York: 191 (#38 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 147 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#16. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Dallas in 2015-2019: 346 (#88 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Dallas: 395 (#18 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 49 to Dallas

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#15. Owensboro, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Owensboro in 2015-2019: 347 (#2 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Owensboro: 453 (#15 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 106 to Owensboro
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#14. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Clarksville in 2015-2019: 389 (#13 most common destination from Clarksville)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Clarksville: 339 (#23 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 50 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#13. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 408 (#93 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Atlanta: 551 (#11 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 143 to Atlanta
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#12. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 450 (#41 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to St. Louis: 323 (#24 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 127 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#11. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Washington in 2015-2019: 478 (#92 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Washington: 371 (#21 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 107 to Louisville/Jefferson County

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

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Miami in 2015-2019: 507 (#60 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Miami: 519 (#12 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 12 to Miami
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#9. Evansville, IN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Evansville in 2015-2019: 530 (#3 most common destination from Evansville)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Evansville: 303 (#27 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 227 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#8. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Detroit in 2015-2019: 545 (#36 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Detroit: 317 (#25 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 228 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#7. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Chicago in 2015-2019: 676 (#84 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Chicago: 841 (#6 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 165 to Chicago
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#6. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Nashville in 2015-2019: 715 (#16 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Nashville: 592 (#9 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 123 to Louisville/Jefferson County

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

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 962 (#14 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Indianapolis: 1,542 (#5 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 580 to Indianapolis
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#4. Bowling Green, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Bowling Green in 2015-2019: 1,156 (#1 most common destination from Bowling Green)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Bowling Green: 1,872 (#4 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 716 to Bowling Green
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#3. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 2,182 (#4 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Cincinnati: 2,225 (#3 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 43 to Cincinnati
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#2. Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Elizabethtown in 2015-2019: 2,277 (#1 most common destination from Elizabethtown)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Elizabethtown: 2,249 (#2 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 28 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#1. Lexington-Fayette, KY Metro Area

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