Where people in Louisville are moving to most

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

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 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 Louisville between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham in 2015-2019: 148
- Migration from Birmingham to Louisville/Jefferson County: 19 (#143 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 129 to Birmingham
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#49. Jackson, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson in 2015-2019: 152
- Migration from Jackson to Louisville/Jefferson County: 43 (#71 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 109 to Jackson
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#48. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 153
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Louisville/Jefferson County: 208 (#63 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 55 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#47. Rome, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Rome in 2015-2019: 160
- Migration from Rome to Louisville/Jefferson County: 0
- Net migration: 160 to Rome
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#46. Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Augusta in 2015-2019: 160
- Migration from Augusta to Louisville/Jefferson County: 20 (#117 most common destination from Augusta)
- Net migration: 140 to Augusta

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#45. Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette in 2015-2019: 160
- Migration from Lafayette to Louisville/Jefferson County: 157 (#11 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 3 to Lafayette
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#44. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte in 2015-2019: 163
- Migration from Charlotte to Louisville/Jefferson County: 231 (#70 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 68 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#43. Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Grand Rapids in 2015-2019: 165
- Migration from Grand Rapids to Louisville/Jefferson County: 135 (#39 most common destination from Grand Rapids)
- Net migration: 30 to Grand Rapids
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#42. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland in 2015-2019: 172
- Migration from Cleveland to Louisville/Jefferson County: 291 (#41 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 119 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#41. Carbondale-Marion, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Carbondale in 2015-2019: 184
- Migration from Carbondale to Louisville/Jefferson County: 8 (#81 most common destination from Carbondale)
- Net migration: 176 to Carbondale

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#40. Columbus, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Columbus in 2015-2019: 187
- Migration from Columbus to Louisville/Jefferson County: 265 (#3 most common destination from Columbus)
- Net migration: 78 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#39. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 188
- Migration from San Francisco to Louisville/Jefferson County: 282 (#70 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 94 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#38. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 191
- Migration from New York to Louisville/Jefferson County: 338 (#148 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 147 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#37. Salt Lake City, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City in 2015-2019: 196
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Louisville/Jefferson County: 50 (#102 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 146 to Salt Lake City
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#36. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 199
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Louisville/Jefferson County: 45 (#178 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 154 to Virginia Beach

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

- Migration to Baltimore in 2015-2019: 205
- Migration from Baltimore to Louisville/Jefferson County: 280 (#69 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Net migration: 75 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#34. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 211
- Migration from Seattle to Louisville/Jefferson County: 62 (#185 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 149 to Seattle
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#33. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Durham in 2015-2019: 220
- Migration from Durham to Louisville/Jefferson County: 8 (#169 most common destination from Durham)
- Net migration: 212 to Durham
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#32. Bloomington, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Bloomington in 2015-2019: 262
- Migration from Bloomington to Louisville/Jefferson County: 190 (#8 most common destination from Bloomington)
- Net migration: 72 to Bloomington
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#31. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 265
- Migration from Las Vegas to Louisville/Jefferson County: 43 (#169 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 222 to Las Vegas

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#30. Dayton-Kettering, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton in 2015-2019: 267
- Migration from Dayton to Louisville/Jefferson County: 85 (#57 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 182 to Dayton
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#29. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Raleigh in 2015-2019: 267
- Migration from Raleigh to Louisville/Jefferson County: 109 (#74 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Net migration: 158 to Raleigh
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#28. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

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

- Migration to Evansville in 2015-2019: 303
- Migration from Evansville to Louisville/Jefferson County: 530 (#3 most common destination from Evansville)
- Net migration: 227 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#26. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Memphis in 2015-2019: 305
- Migration from Memphis to Louisville/Jefferson County: 131 (#65 most common destination from Memphis)
- Net migration: 174 to Memphis

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

- Migration to Detroit in 2015-2019: 317
- Migration from Detroit to Louisville/Jefferson County: 545 (#36 most common destination from Detroit)
- Net migration: 228 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#24. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 323
- Migration from St. Louis to Louisville/Jefferson County: 450 (#41 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Net migration: 127 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#23. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Clarksville in 2015-2019: 339
- Migration from Clarksville to Louisville/Jefferson County: 389 (#13 most common destination from Clarksville)
- Net migration: 50 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#22. Panama City, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Panama City in 2015-2019: 371
- Migration from Panama City to Louisville/Jefferson County: 7 (#122 most common destination from Panama City)
- Net migration: 364 to Panama City
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#21. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

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

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

- Migration to North Port in 2015-2019: 379
- Migration from North Port to Louisville/Jefferson County: 24 (#139 most common destination from North Port)
- Net migration: 355 to North Port
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#19. Terre Haute, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Terre Haute in 2015-2019: 381
- Migration from Terre Haute to Louisville/Jefferson County: 150 (#8 most common destination from Terre Haute)
- Net migration: 231 to Terre Haute
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#18. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 395
- Migration from Dallas to Louisville/Jefferson County: 346 (#88 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 49 to Dallas
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#17. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 408
- Migration from Denver to Louisville/Jefferson County: 200 (#89 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 208 to Denver
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#16. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Columbus in 2015-2019: 413
- Migration from Columbus to Louisville/Jefferson County: 201 (#54 most common destination from Columbus)
- Net migration: 212 to Columbus

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#15. Owensboro, KY Metro Area

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

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 472
- Migration from Jacksonville to Louisville/Jefferson County: 131 (#87 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Net migration: 341 to Jacksonville
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#13. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 509
- Migration from Los Angeles to Louisville/Jefferson County: 297 (#116 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 212 to Los Angeles
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#12. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami in 2015-2019: 519
- Migration from Miami to Louisville/Jefferson County: 507 (#60 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 12 to Miami
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#11. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 551
- Migration from Atlanta to Louisville/Jefferson County: 408 (#93 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 143 to Atlanta

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

- Migration to Orlando in 2015-2019: 559
- Migration from Orlando to Louisville/Jefferson County: 38 (#180 most common destination from Orlando)
- Net migration: 521 to Orlando
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#9. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Nashville in 2015-2019: 592
- Migration from Nashville to Louisville/Jefferson County: 715 (#16 most common destination from Nashville)
- Net migration: 123 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#8. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 709
- Migration from Tampa to Louisville/Jefferson County: 271 (#81 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 438 to Tampa
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#7. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 753
- Migration from Houston to Louisville/Jefferson County: 319 (#85 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 434 to Houston
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#6. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 841
- Migration from Chicago to Louisville/Jefferson County: 676 (#84 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 165 to Chicago

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

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

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

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

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

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

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