Where people in Owensboro are moving to most

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June 22, 2022
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Where people in Owensboro are moving to most

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

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#37. Rochester, MN Metro Area

- Migration to Rochester in 2015-2019: 11
- Migration from Rochester to Owensboro: 0
- Net migration: 11 to Rochester
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#36. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 11
- Migration from Los Angeles to Owensboro: 102 (#212 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 91 to Owensboro
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#35. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 12
- Migration from Atlanta to Owensboro: 0
- Net migration: 12 to Atlanta
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#34. Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing in 2015-2019: 12
- Migration from Lansing to Owensboro: 0
- Net migration: 12 to Lansing
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#33. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lakeland in 2015-2019: 13
- Migration from Lakeland to Owensboro: 29 (#114 most common destination from Lakeland)
- Net migration: 16 to Owensboro

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#32. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 14
- Migration from Colorado Springs to Owensboro: 0
- Net migration: 14 to Colorado Springs
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#31. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to New Orleans in 2015-2019: 14
- Migration from New Orleans to Owensboro: 0
- Net migration: 14 to New Orleans
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#30. Terre Haute, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Terre Haute in 2015-2019: 15
- Migration from Terre Haute to Owensboro: 0
- Net migration: 15 to Terre Haute
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#29. Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 16
- Migration from Fayetteville to Owensboro: 0
- Net migration: 16 to Fayetteville
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#28. Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria in 2015-2019: 17
- Migration from Santa Maria to Owensboro: 0
- Net migration: 17 to Santa Maria

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#27. Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metro Area

- Migration to Huntington in 2015-2019: 18
- Migration from Huntington to Owensboro: 93 (#25 most common destination from Huntington)
- Net migration: 75 to Owensboro
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#26. Goldsboro, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Goldsboro in 2015-2019: 18
- Migration from Goldsboro to Owensboro: 0
- Net migration: 18 to Goldsboro
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#25. Savannah, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Savannah in 2015-2019: 20
- Migration from Savannah to Owensboro: 0
- Net migration: 20 to Savannah
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#24. Port St. Lucie, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Port St. Lucie in 2015-2019: 21
- Migration from Port St. Lucie to Owensboro: 0
- Net migration: 21 to Port St. Lucie
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#23. Canton-Massillon, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Canton in 2015-2019: 24
- Migration from Canton to Owensboro: 0
- Net migration: 24 to Canton

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#22. Hilton Head Island-Bluffton, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Hilton Head Island in 2015-2019: 24
- Migration from Hilton Head Island to Owensboro: 58 (#45 most common destination from Hilton Head Island)
- Net migration: 34 to Owensboro
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#21. Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Grand Rapids in 2015-2019: 28
- Migration from Grand Rapids to Owensboro: 0
- Net migration: 28 to Grand Rapids
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#20. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa in 2015-2019: 28
- Migration from Tulsa to Owensboro: 0
- Net migration: 28 to Tulsa
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#19. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 28
- Migration from Denver to Owensboro: 68 (#170 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 40 to Owensboro
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#18. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 32
- Migration from Washington to Owensboro: 18 (#301 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 14 to Washington

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

- Migration to Omaha in 2015-2019: 33
- Migration from Omaha to Owensboro: 0
- Net migration: 33 to Omaha
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#16. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 34
- Migration from Houston to Owensboro: 60 (#211 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 26 to Owensboro
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#15. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Clarksville in 2015-2019: 41
- Migration from Clarksville to Owensboro: 29 (#120 most common destination from Clarksville)
- Net migration: 12 to Clarksville
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#14. Binghamton, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Binghamton in 2015-2019: 50
- Migration from Binghamton to Owensboro: 0
- Net migration: 50 to Binghamton
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#13. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 51
- Migration from San Francisco to Owensboro: 4 (#273 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 47 to San Francisco

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#12. Appleton, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton in 2015-2019: 66
- Migration from Appleton to Owensboro: 8 (#69 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 58 to Appleton
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#11. Anniston-Oxford, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Anniston in 2015-2019: 69
- Migration from Anniston to Owensboro: 0
- Net migration: 69 to Anniston
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#10. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 78
- Migration from Indianapolis to Owensboro: 31 (#178 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Net migration: 47 to Indianapolis
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#9. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 89
- Migration from St. Louis to Owensboro: 58 (#166 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Net migration: 31 to St. Louis
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#8. Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Elizabethtown in 2015-2019: 178
- Migration from Elizabethtown to Owensboro: 36 (#51 most common destination from Elizabethtown)
- Net migration: 142 to Elizabethtown

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#7. Lexington-Fayette, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Lexington in 2015-2019: 225
- Migration from Lexington to Owensboro: 304 (#11 most common destination from Lexington)
- Net migration: 79 to Owensboro
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#6. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 228
- Migration from Cincinnati to Owensboro: 91 (#109 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Net migration: 137 to Cincinnati
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#5. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Nashville in 2015-2019: 254
- Migration from Nashville to Owensboro: 65 (#126 most common destination from Nashville)
- Net migration: 189 to Nashville
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#4. Bowling Green, KY Metro Area

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

- Migration to Lake Charles in 2015-2019: 334
- Migration from Lake Charles to Owensboro: 0
- Net migration: 334 to Lake Charles

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

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County in 2015-2019: 347
- 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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#1. Evansville, IN-KY Metro Area

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

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