Where people in Louisville are moving to most

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November 17, 2021
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Where people in Louisville are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Louisville 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 Louisville between 2014 and 2018. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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

- Migration to Portland in 2014-2018: 164
- Migration from Portland to Louisville/Jefferson County: 220 (#63 most common destination from Portland)
- Net migration: 56 to Louisville/Jefferson County

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#49. Florence, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Florence in 2014-2018: 174
- Migration from Florence to Louisville/Jefferson County: 56 (#27 most common destination from Florence)
- Net migration: 118 to Florence

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#48. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Baltimore in 2014-2018: 174
- Migration from Baltimore to Louisville/Jefferson County: 304 (#56 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Net migration: 130 to Louisville/Jefferson County

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#47. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2014-2018: 177
- Migration from New York to Louisville/Jefferson County: 445 (#125 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 268 to Louisville/Jefferson County

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#46. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Durham in 2014-2018: 182
- Migration from Durham to Louisville/Jefferson County: 10 (#164 most common destination from Durham)
- Net migration: 172 to Durham

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#45. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh in 2014-2018: 182
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Louisville/Jefferson County: 249 (#57 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 67 to Louisville/Jefferson County

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#44. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Kansas City in 2014-2018: 184
- Migration from Kansas City to Louisville/Jefferson County: 171 (#77 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Net migration: 13 to Kansas City

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

- Migration to San Antonio in 2014-2018: 185
- Migration from San Antonio to Louisville/Jefferson County: 168 (#84 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Net migration: 17 to San Antonio

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#42. Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Grand Rapids in 2014-2018: 191
- Migration from Grand Rapids to Louisville/Jefferson County: 146 (#37 most common destination from Grand Rapids)
- Net migration: 45 to Grand Rapids

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#41. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte in 2014-2018: 197
- Migration from Charlotte to Louisville/Jefferson County: 156 (#83 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 41 to Charlotte

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#40. Rome, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Rome in 2014-2018: 200
- Migration from Rome to Louisville/Jefferson County: 0
- Net migration: 200 to Rome

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#39. Topeka, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka in 2014-2018: 206
- Migration from Topeka to Louisville/Jefferson County: 143 (#7 most common destination from Topeka)
- Net migration: 63 to Topeka

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#38. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2014-2018: 211
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Louisville/Jefferson County: 28 (#205 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 183 to Virginia Beach

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#37. Fort Wayne, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Wayne in 2014-2018: 216
- Migration from Fort Wayne to Louisville/Jefferson County: 93 (#31 most common destination from Fort Wayne)
- Net migration: 123 to Fort Wayne

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#36. Salt Lake City, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City in 2014-2018: 220
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Louisville/Jefferson County: 62 (#90 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 158 to Salt Lake City

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#35. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2014-2018: 234
- Migration from Seattle to Louisville/Jefferson County: 161 (#112 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 73 to Seattle

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#34. Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette in 2014-2018: 235
- Migration from Lafayette to Louisville/Jefferson County: 147 (#15 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 88 to Lafayette

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

- Migration to St. Louis in 2014-2018: 235
- Migration from St. Louis to Louisville/Jefferson County: 296 (#54 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Net migration: 61 to Louisville/Jefferson County

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#32. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2014-2018: 250
- Migration from Jacksonville to Louisville/Jefferson County: 142 (#77 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Net migration: 108 to Jacksonville

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

- Migration to Las Vegas in 2014-2018: 252
- Migration from Las Vegas to Louisville/Jefferson County: 27 (#210 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 225 to Las Vegas

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#30. San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Francisco in 2014-2018: 256
- Migration from San Francisco to Louisville/Jefferson County: 383 (#59 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 127 to Louisville/Jefferson County

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#29. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Columbus in 2014-2018: 259
- Migration from Columbus to Louisville/Jefferson County: 111 (#85 most common destination from Columbus)
- Net migration: 148 to Columbus

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#28. Dayton, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton in 2014-2018: 270
- Migration from Dayton to Louisville/Jefferson County: 114 (#51 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 156 to Dayton

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#27. Bloomington, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Bloomington in 2014-2018: 284
- Migration from Bloomington to Louisville/Jefferson County: 226 (#7 most common destination from Bloomington)
- Net migration: 58 to Bloomington

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#26. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to North Port in 2014-2018: 289
- Migration from North Port to Louisville/Jefferson County: 104 (#57 most common destination from North Port)
- Net migration: 185 to North Port

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#25. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Memphis in 2014-2018: 320
- Migration from Memphis to Louisville/Jefferson County: 133 (#64 most common destination from Memphis)
- Net migration: 187 to Memphis

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#24. Panama City, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Panama City in 2014-2018: 332
- Migration from Panama City to Louisville/Jefferson County: 8 (#124 most common destination from Panama City)
- Net migration: 324 to Panama City

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#23. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2014-2018: 337
- Migration from Denver to Louisville/Jefferson County: 98 (#142 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 239 to Denver

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#22. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2014-2018: 344
- Migration from Dallas to Louisville/Jefferson County: 527 (#65 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 183 to Louisville/Jefferson County

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#21. Terre Haute, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Terre Haute in 2014-2018: 350
- Migration from Terre Haute to Louisville/Jefferson County: 148 (#7 most common destination from Terre Haute)
- Net migration: 202 to Terre Haute

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#20. Austin-Round Rock, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2014-2018: 354
- Migration from Austin to Louisville/Jefferson County: 102 (#102 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 252 to Austin

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#19. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2014-2018: 361
- Migration from Phoenix to Louisville/Jefferson County: 155 (#129 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 206 to Phoenix

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

- Migration to Washington in 2014-2018: 375
- Migration from Washington to Louisville/Jefferson County: 468 (#94 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 93 to Louisville/Jefferson County

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#17. Evansville, IN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Evansville in 2014-2018: 389
- Migration from Evansville to Louisville/Jefferson County: 532 (#3 most common destination from Evansville)
- Net migration: 143 to Louisville/Jefferson County

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

- Migration to Houston in 2014-2018: 390
- Migration from Houston to Louisville/Jefferson County: 220 (#110 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 170 to Houston

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#15. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Orlando in 2014-2018: 440
- Migration from Orlando to Louisville/Jefferson County: 76 (#129 most common destination from Orlando)
- Net migration: 364 to Orlando

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#14. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami in 2014-2018: 444
- Migration from Miami to Louisville/Jefferson County: 578 (#52 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 134 to Louisville/Jefferson County

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#13. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2014-2018: 459
- Migration from Atlanta to Louisville/Jefferson County: 468 (#83 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 9 to Louisville/Jefferson County

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#12. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Nashville in 2014-2018: 481
- Migration from Nashville to Louisville/Jefferson County: 716 (#14 most common destination from Nashville)
- Net migration: 235 to Louisville/Jefferson County

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#11. Owensboro, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro in 2014-2018: 501
- Migration from Owensboro to Louisville/Jefferson County: 328 (#4 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 173 to Owensboro

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

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2014-2018: 513
- Migration from Los Angeles to Louisville/Jefferson County: 254 (#128 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 259 to Los Angeles

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#9. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Detroit in 2014-2018: 522
- Migration from Detroit to Louisville/Jefferson County: 423 (#50 most common destination from Detroit)
- Net migration: 99 to Detroit

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#8. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Clarksville in 2014-2018: 527
- Migration from Clarksville to Louisville/Jefferson County: 523 (#5 most common destination from Clarksville)
- Net migration: 4 to Clarksville

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

- Migration to Chicago in 2014-2018: 693
- Migration from Chicago to Louisville/Jefferson County: 626 (#88 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 67 to Chicago

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#6. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2014-2018: 743
- Migration from Tampa to Louisville/Jefferson County: 190 (#94 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 553 to Tampa

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

- Migration to Indianapolis in 2014-2018: 1,594
- Migration from Indianapolis to Louisville/Jefferson County: 1,067 (#12 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Net migration: 527 to Indianapolis

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#4. Bowling Green, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Bowling Green in 2014-2018: 1,865
- Migration from Bowling Green to Louisville/Jefferson County: 949 (#1 most common destination from Bowling Green)
- Net migration: 916 to Bowling Green

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#3. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Cincinnati in 2014-2018: 1,995
- Migration from Cincinnati to Louisville/Jefferson County: 2,381 (#4 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Net migration: 386 to Louisville/Jefferson County

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#2. Lexington-Fayette, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Lexington in 2014-2018: 2,382
- Migration from Lexington to Louisville/Jefferson County: 2,661 (#1 most common destination from Lexington)
- Net migration: 279 to Louisville/Jefferson County

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#1. Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Elizabethtown in 2014-2018: 2,401
- Migration from Elizabethtown to Louisville/Jefferson County: 2,229 (#1 most common destination from Elizabethtown)
- Net migration: 172 to Elizabethtown

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