Metros sending the most people to Owensboro

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Owensboro

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

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#42. Duluth, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Duluth in 2015-2019: 10 (#75 most common destination from Duluth)
- Migration from Owensboro to Duluth: 0 (#61 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 10 to Owensboro
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#41. Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Lafayette in 2015-2019: 11 (#100 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Migration from Owensboro to Lafayette: 0 (#61 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 11 to Owensboro
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#40. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 11 (#258 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Migration from Owensboro to Las Vegas: 0 (#61 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 11 to Owensboro
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#39. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 12 (#310 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Owensboro to Phoenix: 0 (#61 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 12 to Owensboro
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#38. Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Providence in 2015-2019: 12 (#155 most common destination from Providence)
- Migration from Owensboro to Providence: 0 (#61 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 12 to Owensboro

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#37. Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Albuquerque in 2015-2019: 13 (#172 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Migration from Owensboro to Albuquerque: 0 (#61 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 13 to Owensboro
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#36. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Chicago in 2015-2019: 13 (#328 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Owensboro to Chicago: 0 (#61 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 13 to Owensboro
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#35. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Pensacola in 2015-2019: 13 (#160 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Migration from Owensboro to Pensacola: 8 (#39 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 5 to Owensboro
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#34. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Boston in 2015-2019: 15 (#244 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Owensboro to Boston: 0 (#61 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 15 to Owensboro
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#33. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Raleigh in 2015-2019: 16 (#178 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Migration from Owensboro to Raleigh: 0 (#61 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 16 to Owensboro

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#32. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Cape Coral in 2015-2019: 17 (#146 most common destination from Cape Coral)
- Migration from Owensboro to Cape Coral: 0 (#61 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 17 to Owensboro
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#31. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Washington in 2015-2019: 18 (#301 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Owensboro to Washington: 32 (#18 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 14 to Washington
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#30. Springfield, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Springfield in 2015-2019: 19 (#66 most common destination from Springfield)
- Migration from Owensboro to Springfield: 0 (#61 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 19 to Owensboro
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#29. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from New York in 2015-2019: 22 (#302 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Owensboro to New York: 0 (#61 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 22 to Owensboro
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#28. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Orlando in 2015-2019: 26 (#209 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Owensboro to Orlando: 0 (#61 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 26 to Owensboro

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

- Migration to Owensboro from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 28 (#211 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Owensboro to San Antonio: 0 (#61 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 28 to Owensboro
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#26. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Lakeland in 2015-2019: 29 (#114 most common destination from Lakeland)
- Migration from Owensboro to Lakeland: 13 (#33 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 16 to Owensboro
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#25. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Clarksville in 2015-2019: 29 (#120 most common destination from Clarksville)
- Migration from Owensboro to Clarksville: 41 (#15 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 12 to Clarksville
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#24. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Cleveland in 2015-2019: 31 (#156 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Migration from Owensboro to Cleveland: 0 (#61 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 31 to Owensboro
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#23. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Detroit in 2015-2019: 31 (#200 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Owensboro to Detroit: 0 (#61 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 31 to Owensboro

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#22. Greensboro-High Point, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Greensboro in 2015-2019: 31 (#93 most common destination from Greensboro)
- Migration from Owensboro to Greensboro: 0 (#61 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 31 to Owensboro
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#21. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 31 (#178 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Owensboro to Indianapolis: 78 (#10 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 47 to Indianapolis
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#20. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Dallas in 2015-2019: 32 (#268 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Owensboro to Dallas: 0 (#61 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 32 to Owensboro
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#19. Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Buffalo in 2015-2019: 34 (#104 most common destination from Buffalo)
- Migration from Owensboro to Buffalo: 0 (#61 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 34 to Owensboro
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#18. Wichita, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Wichita in 2015-2019: 34 (#82 most common destination from Wichita)
- Migration from Owensboro to Wichita: 0 (#61 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 34 to Owensboro

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#17. Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Elizabethtown in 2015-2019: 36 (#51 most common destination from Elizabethtown)
- Migration from Owensboro to Elizabethtown: 178 (#8 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 142 to Elizabethtown
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#16. Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Birmingham in 2015-2019: 38 (#107 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Migration from Owensboro to Birmingham: 0 (#61 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 38 to Owensboro
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#15. Knoxville, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Knoxville in 2015-2019: 49 (#87 most common destination from Knoxville)
- Migration from Owensboro to Knoxville: 0 (#61 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 49 to Owensboro
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#14. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Seattle in 2015-2019: 52 (#199 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Owensboro to Seattle: 0 (#61 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 52 to Owensboro
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#13. Hilton Head Island-Bluffton, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Hilton Head Island in 2015-2019: 58 (#45 most common destination from Hilton Head Island)
- Migration from Owensboro to Hilton Head Island: 24 (#22 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 34 to Owensboro

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

- Migration to Owensboro from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 58 (#166 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Owensboro to St. Louis: 89 (#9 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 31 to St. Louis
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#11. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Houston in 2015-2019: 60 (#211 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Owensboro to Houston: 34 (#16 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 26 to Owensboro
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#10. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Nashville in 2015-2019: 65 (#126 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Owensboro to Nashville: 254 (#5 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 189 to Nashville
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#9. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Denver in 2015-2019: 68 (#170 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Owensboro to Denver: 28 (#20 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 40 to Owensboro
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#8. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Tucson in 2015-2019: 90 (#77 most common destination from Tucson)
- Migration from Owensboro to Tucson: 0 (#61 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 90 to Owensboro

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

- Migration to Owensboro from Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 91 (#109 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Migration from Owensboro to Cincinnati: 228 (#6 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 137 to Cincinnati
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#6. Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Huntington in 2015-2019: 93 (#25 most common destination from Huntington)
- Migration from Owensboro to Huntington: 18 (#26 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 75 to Owensboro
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#5. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 102 (#212 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Owensboro to Los Angeles: 11 (#36 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 91 to Owensboro
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#4. Bowling Green, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Bowling Green in 2015-2019: 146 (#8 most common destination from Bowling Green)
- Migration from Owensboro to Bowling Green: 278 (#4 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 132 to Bowling Green
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#3. Lexington-Fayette, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro from Lexington in 2015-2019: 304 (#11 most common destination from Lexington)
- Migration from Owensboro to Lexington: 225 (#7 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 79 to Owensboro

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#2. Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area

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

- Migration to Owensboro from Evansville in 2015-2019: 757 (#1 most common destination from Evansville)
- Migration from Owensboro to Evansville: 673 (#1 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 84 to Owensboro

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