Metros sending the most people to Baton Rouge

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Baton Rouge

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

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#50. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 74 (#124 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Jacksonville: 34 (#78 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 40 to Baton Rouge
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#49. Corpus Christi, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Corpus Christi in 2015-2019: 74 (#39 most common destination from Corpus Christi)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Corpus Christi: 92 (#42 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 18 to Corpus Christi
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#48. Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Davenport in 2015-2019: 75 (#33 most common destination from Davenport)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Davenport: 0 (#185 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 75 to Baton Rouge
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#47. Sioux Falls, SD Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Sioux Falls in 2015-2019: 79 (#17 most common destination from Sioux Falls)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Sioux Falls: 0 (#185 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 79 to Baton Rouge
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#46. Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Brownsville in 2015-2019: 81 (#22 most common destination from Brownsville)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Brownsville: 2 (#153 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 79 to Baton Rouge

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#45. Hattiesburg, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Hattiesburg in 2015-2019: 82 (#14 most common destination from Hattiesburg)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Hattiesburg: 161 (#22 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 79 to Hattiesburg
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#44. Auburn-Opelika, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Auburn in 2015-2019: 84 (#26 most common destination from Auburn)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Auburn: 15 (#116 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 69 to Baton Rouge
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#43. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Riverside in 2015-2019: 85 (#150 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Riverside: 36 (#75 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 49 to Baton Rouge
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#42. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 87 (#103 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Colorado Springs: 58 (#59 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 29 to Baton Rouge
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#41. El Paso, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from El Paso in 2015-2019: 94 (#74 most common destination from El Paso)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to El Paso: 0 (#185 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 94 to Baton Rouge

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

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Denver in 2015-2019: 94 (#147 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Denver: 426 (#13 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 332 to Denver
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#39. Sherman-Denison, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Sherman in 2015-2019: 101 (#6 most common destination from Sherman)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Sherman: 0 (#185 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 101 to Baton Rouge
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#38. Greenville-Anderson, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Greenville in 2015-2019: 102 (#49 most common destination from Greenville)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Greenville: 0 (#185 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 102 to Baton Rouge
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#37. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Palm Bay in 2015-2019: 102 (#49 most common destination from Palm Bay)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Palm Bay: 0 (#185 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 102 to Baton Rouge
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#36. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Columbia in 2015-2019: 103 (#61 most common destination from Columbia)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Columbia: 30 (#86 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 73 to Baton Rouge

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#35. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 104 (#95 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Kansas City: 102 (#40 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 2 to Baton Rouge
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#34. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Seattle in 2015-2019: 105 (#150 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Seattle: 82 (#45 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 23 to Baton Rouge
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#33. Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Beaumont in 2015-2019: 109 (#21 most common destination from Beaumont)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Beaumont: 155 (#23 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 46 to Beaumont
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#32. Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Crestview in 2015-2019: 121 (#38 most common destination from Crestview)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Crestview: 0 (#185 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 121 to Baton Rouge
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#31. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 129 (#185 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Los Angeles: 356 (#16 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 227 to Los Angeles

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#30. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 135 (#139 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Phoenix: 148 (#26 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 13 to Phoenix
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#29. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 147 (#95 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Charlotte: 54 (#63 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 93 to Baton Rouge
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#28. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from San Diego in 2015-2019: 154 (#124 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to San Diego: 126 (#31 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 28 to Baton Rouge
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#27. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Pensacola in 2015-2019: 160 (#48 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Pensacola: 52 (#65 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 108 to Baton Rouge
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#26. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Austin in 2015-2019: 165 (#79 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Austin: 267 (#19 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 102 to Austin

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

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Memphis in 2015-2019: 188 (#51 most common destination from Memphis)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Memphis: 178 (#20 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 10 to Baton Rouge
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#24. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Miami in 2015-2019: 209 (#109 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Miami: 54 (#63 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 155 to Baton Rouge
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#23. Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Buffalo in 2015-2019: 213 (#29 most common destination from Buffalo)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Buffalo: 0 (#185 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 213 to Baton Rouge
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#22. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 224 (#87 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to San Francisco: 59 (#58 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 165 to Baton Rouge
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#21. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 229 (#79 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Virginia Beach: 87 (#44 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 142 to Baton Rouge

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

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Washington in 2015-2019: 243 (#142 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Washington: 398 (#15 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 155 to Washington
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#19. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Sacramento in 2015-2019: 244 (#56 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Sacramento: 2 (#153 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 242 to Baton Rouge
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#18. Niles, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Niles in 2015-2019: 267 (#8 most common destination from Niles)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Niles: 0 (#185 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 267 to Baton Rouge
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#17. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Chicago in 2015-2019: 282 (#139 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Chicago: 174 (#21 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 108 to Baton Rouge
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#16. Alexandria, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Alexandria in 2015-2019: 314 (#5 most common destination from Alexandria)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Alexandria: 541 (#7 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 227 to Alexandria

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#15. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 323 (#23 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Oklahoma City: 103 (#39 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 220 to Baton Rouge
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#14. Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Gulfport in 2015-2019: 330 (#10 most common destination from Gulfport)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Gulfport: 274 (#18 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 56 to Baton Rouge
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#13. Jackson, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Jackson in 2015-2019: 337 (#11 most common destination from Jackson)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Jackson: 448 (#11 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 111 to Jackson
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#12. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 427 (#89 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Atlanta: 447 (#12 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 20 to Atlanta
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#11. Mobile, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Mobile in 2015-2019: 434 (#7 most common destination from Mobile)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Mobile: 75 (#49 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 359 to Baton Rouge

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

- Migration to Baton Rouge from New York in 2015-2019: 453 (#125 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to New York: 78 (#47 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 375 to Baton Rouge
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#9. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Dallas in 2015-2019: 534 (#67 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Dallas: 784 (#6 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 250 to Dallas
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#8. Monroe, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Monroe in 2015-2019: 538 (#3 most common destination from Monroe)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Monroe: 421 (#14 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 117 to Baton Rouge
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#7. Lake Charles, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Lake Charles in 2015-2019: 648 (#3 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Lake Charles: 514 (#8 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 134 to Baton Rouge
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#6. Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Shreveport in 2015-2019: 835 (#2 most common destination from Shreveport)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Shreveport: 498 (#9 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 337 to Baton Rouge

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#5. Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Houma in 2015-2019: 945 (#2 most common destination from Houma)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Houma: 790 (#5 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 155 to Baton Rouge
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#4. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Houston in 2015-2019: 1,094 (#29 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Houston: 2,159 (#3 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 1,065 to Houston
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#3. Hammond, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Hammond in 2015-2019: 1,495 (#1 most common destination from Hammond)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Hammond: 2,173 (#2 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 678 to Hammond
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#2. Lafayette, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from Lafayette in 2015-2019: 1,939 (#1 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Lafayette: 1,702 (#4 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 237 to Baton Rouge
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#1. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge from New Orleans in 2015-2019: 5,932 (#1 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Migration from Baton Rouge to New Orleans: 4,200 (#1 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 1,732 to Baton Rouge

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