Where people in Alexandria are moving to most

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July 18, 2022
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Where people in Alexandria are moving to most

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

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#45. College Station-Bryan, TX Metro Area

- Migration to College Station in 2015-2019: 10
- Migration from College Station to Alexandria: 13 (#98 most common destination from College Station)
- Net migration: 3 to Alexandria
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#44. Mobile, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Mobile in 2015-2019: 11
- Migration from Mobile to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 11 to Mobile
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#43. Greeley, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Greeley in 2015-2019: 14
- Migration from Greeley to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 14 to Greeley
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#42. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami in 2015-2019: 14
- Migration from Miami to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 14 to Miami
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#41. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 14
- Migration from Phoenix to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 14 to Phoenix

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

- Migration to Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 16
- Migration from Cincinnati to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 16 to Cincinnati
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#39. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 16
- Migration from Denver to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 16 to Denver
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#38. Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Oshkosh in 2015-2019: 16
- Migration from Oshkosh to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 16 to Oshkosh
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#37. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 16
- Migration from Portland to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 16 to Portland
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#36. Yuba City, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Yuba City in 2015-2019: 16
- Migration from Yuba City to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 16 to Yuba City

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#35. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 16
- Migration from Atlanta to Alexandria: 3 (#333 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 13 to Atlanta
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#34. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Raleigh in 2015-2019: 20
- Migration from Raleigh to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 20 to Raleigh
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#33. Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Havasu City in 2015-2019: 21
- Migration from Lake Havasu City to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 21 to Lake Havasu City
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#32. Longview, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Longview in 2015-2019: 23
- Migration from Longview to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 23 to Longview
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#31. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 28
- Migration from San Diego to Alexandria: 115 (#147 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 87 to Alexandria

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#30. Beckley, WV Metro Area

- Migration to Beckley in 2015-2019: 28
- Migration from Beckley to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 28 to Beckley
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#29. Jackson, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson in 2015-2019: 30
- Migration from Jackson to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 30 to Jackson
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#28. Sherman-Denison, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Sherman in 2015-2019: 32
- Migration from Sherman to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 32 to Sherman
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#27. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 33
- Migration from St. Louis to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 33 to St. Louis
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#26. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 36
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Alexandria: 27 (#212 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 9 to Virginia Beach

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

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 38
- Migration from Seattle to Alexandria: 99 (#158 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 61 to Alexandria
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#24. Hilton Head Island-Bluffton, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Hilton Head Island in 2015-2019: 38
- Migration from Hilton Head Island to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 38 to Hilton Head Island
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#23. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metro Area

- Migration to McAllen in 2015-2019: 38
- Migration from McAllen to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 38 to McAllen
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#22. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Orlando in 2015-2019: 38
- Migration from Orlando to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 38 to Orlando
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#21. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 40 to Oklahoma City

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#20. Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Houma in 2015-2019: 41
- Migration from Houma to Alexandria: 215 (#5 most common destination from Houma)
- Net migration: 174 to Alexandria
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#19. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 44
- Migration from Fayetteville to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 44 to Fayetteville
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#18. Monroe, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Monroe in 2015-2019: 45
- Migration from Monroe to Alexandria: 205 (#7 most common destination from Monroe)
- Net migration: 160 to Alexandria
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#17. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 51
- Migration from Washington to Alexandria: 10 (#324 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 41 to Washington
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#16. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 53
- Migration from Austin to Alexandria: 89 (#114 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 36 to Alexandria

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#15. Lake Charles, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles in 2015-2019: 57
- Migration from Lake Charles to Alexandria: 359 (#5 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 302 to Alexandria
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#14. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to San Antonio in 2015-2019: 64
- Migration from San Antonio to Alexandria: 26 (#217 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Net migration: 38 to San Antonio
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#13. Hammond, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Hammond in 2015-2019: 77
- Migration from Hammond to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 77 to Hammond
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#12. Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

- Migration to Chattanooga in 2015-2019: 91
- Migration from Chattanooga to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 91 to Chattanooga
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#11. Boulder, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Boulder in 2015-2019: 95
- Migration from Boulder to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 95 to Boulder

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

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 100
- Migration from Tampa to Alexandria: 48 (#197 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 52 to Tampa
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#9. Montgomery, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Montgomery in 2015-2019: 105
- Migration from Montgomery to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 105 to Montgomery
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#8. Greenville-Anderson, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville in 2015-2019: 125
- Migration from Greenville to Alexandria: 0
- Net migration: 125 to Greenville
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#7. Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Beaumont in 2015-2019: 164
- Migration from Beaumont to Alexandria: 294 (#7 most common destination from Beaumont)
- Net migration: 130 to Alexandria
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#6. Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Shreveport in 2015-2019: 306
- Migration from Shreveport to Alexandria: 153 (#19 most common destination from Shreveport)
- Net migration: 153 to Shreveport

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#5. Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge in 2015-2019: 314
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Alexandria: 541 (#7 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 227 to Alexandria
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#4. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to New Orleans in 2015-2019: 322
- Migration from New Orleans to Alexandria: 471 (#16 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Net migration: 149 to Alexandria
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#3. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 409
- Migration from Houston to Alexandria: 91 (#183 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 318 to Houston
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#2. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 453
- Migration from Dallas to Alexandria: 117 (#169 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 336 to Dallas
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#1. Lafayette, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette in 2015-2019: 601
- Migration from Lafayette to Alexandria: 305 (#7 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 296 to Lafayette

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