Where people in Baton Rouge are moving to most

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July 18, 2022
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Where people in Baton Rouge are moving to most

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

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#50. Syracuse, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Syracuse in 2015-2019: 75
- Migration from Syracuse to Baton Rouge: 61 (#71 most common destination from Syracuse)
- Net migration: 14 to Syracuse
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#49. Mobile, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Mobile in 2015-2019: 75
- Migration from Mobile to Baton Rouge: 434 (#7 most common destination from Mobile)
- Net migration: 359 to Baton Rouge
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#48. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Durham in 2015-2019: 76
- Migration from Durham to Baton Rouge: 0
- Net migration: 76 to Durham
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#47. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 78
- Migration from New York to Baton Rouge: 453 (#125 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 375 to Baton Rouge
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#46. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 80
- Migration from Cincinnati to Baton Rouge: 26 (#180 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Net migration: 54 to Cincinnati

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

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 82
- Migration from Seattle to Baton Rouge: 105 (#150 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 23 to Baton Rouge
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#44. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 87
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Baton Rouge: 229 (#79 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 142 to Baton Rouge
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#43. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Boston in 2015-2019: 92
- Migration from Boston to Baton Rouge: 16 (#241 most common destination from Boston)
- Net migration: 76 to Boston
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#42. Corpus Christi, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Corpus Christi in 2015-2019: 92
- Migration from Corpus Christi to Baton Rouge: 74 (#39 most common destination from Corpus Christi)
- Net migration: 18 to Corpus Christi
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#41. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa in 2015-2019: 96
- Migration from Tulsa to Baton Rouge: 50 (#71 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 46 to Tulsa

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#40. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Kansas City in 2015-2019: 102
- Migration from Kansas City to Baton Rouge: 104 (#95 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Net migration: 2 to Baton Rouge
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#39. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 103
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Baton Rouge: 323 (#23 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 220 to Baton Rouge
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#38. Tuscaloosa, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa in 2015-2019: 104
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Baton Rouge: 10 (#97 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 94 to Tuscaloosa
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#37. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 112
- Migration from Philadelphia to Baton Rouge: 54 (#193 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Net migration: 58 to Philadelphia
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#36. Salem, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Salem in 2015-2019: 114
- Migration from Salem to Baton Rouge: 0
- Net migration: 114 to Salem

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#35. Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham in 2015-2019: 114
- Migration from Birmingham to Baton Rouge: 39 (#105 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 75 to Birmingham
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#34. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to San Antonio in 2015-2019: 121
- Migration from San Antonio to Baton Rouge: 36 (#193 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Net migration: 85 to San Antonio
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#33. Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Little Rock in 2015-2019: 124
- Migration from Little Rock to Baton Rouge: 28 (#106 most common destination from Little Rock)
- Net migration: 96 to Little Rock
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#32. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 125
- Migration from Portland to Baton Rouge: 43 (#167 most common destination from Portland)
- Net migration: 82 to Portland
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#31. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 126
- Migration from San Diego to Baton Rouge: 154 (#124 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 28 to Baton Rouge

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

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 133
- Migration from Tampa to Baton Rouge: 62 (#178 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 71 to Tampa
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#29. Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Ogden in 2015-2019: 134
- Migration from Ogden to Baton Rouge: 33 (#89 most common destination from Ogden)
- Net migration: 101 to Ogden
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#28. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 141
- Migration from Indianapolis to Baton Rouge: 59 (#135 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Net migration: 82 to Indianapolis
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#27. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Detroit in 2015-2019: 145
- Migration from Detroit to Baton Rouge: 62 (#152 most common destination from Detroit)
- Net migration: 83 to Detroit
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#26. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 148
- Migration from Phoenix to Baton Rouge: 135 (#139 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 13 to Phoenix

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

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 153
- Migration from St. Louis to Baton Rouge: 20 (#238 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Net migration: 133 to St. Louis
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#24. Port St. Lucie, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Port St. Lucie in 2015-2019: 154
- Migration from Port St. Lucie to Baton Rouge: 0
- Net migration: 154 to Port St. Lucie
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#23. Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Beaumont in 2015-2019: 155
- Migration from Beaumont to Baton Rouge: 109 (#21 most common destination from Beaumont)
- Net migration: 46 to Beaumont
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#22. Hattiesburg, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Hattiesburg in 2015-2019: 161
- Migration from Hattiesburg to Baton Rouge: 82 (#14 most common destination from Hattiesburg)
- Net migration: 79 to Hattiesburg
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#21. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 174
- Migration from Chicago to Baton Rouge: 282 (#139 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 108 to Baton Rouge

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

- Migration to Memphis in 2015-2019: 178
- Migration from Memphis to Baton Rouge: 188 (#51 most common destination from Memphis)
- Net migration: 10 to Baton Rouge
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#19. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 267
- Migration from Austin to Baton Rouge: 165 (#79 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 102 to Austin
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#18. Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Gulfport in 2015-2019: 274
- Migration from Gulfport to Baton Rouge: 330 (#10 most common destination from Gulfport)
- Net migration: 56 to Baton Rouge
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#17. Wichita, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita in 2015-2019: 334
- Migration from Wichita to Baton Rouge: 6 (#142 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 328 to Wichita
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#16. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

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

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

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 398
- Migration from Washington to Baton Rouge: 243 (#142 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 155 to Washington
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#14. Monroe, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Monroe in 2015-2019: 421
- Migration from Monroe to Baton Rouge: 538 (#3 most common destination from Monroe)
- Net migration: 117 to Baton Rouge
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#13. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 426
- Migration from Denver to Baton Rouge: 94 (#147 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 332 to Denver
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#12. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

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

- Migration to Jackson in 2015-2019: 448
- Migration from Jackson to Baton Rouge: 337 (#11 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 111 to Jackson

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#10. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Nashville in 2015-2019: 453
- Migration from Nashville to Baton Rouge: 37 (#170 most common destination from Nashville)
- Net migration: 416 to Nashville
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#9. Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Shreveport in 2015-2019: 498
- Migration from Shreveport to Baton Rouge: 835 (#2 most common destination from Shreveport)
- Net migration: 337 to Baton Rouge
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#8. Lake Charles, LA Metro Area

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

- Migration to Alexandria in 2015-2019: 541
- Migration from Alexandria to Baton Rouge: 314 (#5 most common destination from Alexandria)
- Net migration: 227 to Alexandria
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#6. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 784
- Migration from Dallas to Baton Rouge: 534 (#67 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 250 to Dallas

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#5. Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Houma in 2015-2019: 790
- Migration from Houma to Baton Rouge: 945 (#2 most common destination from Houma)
- Net migration: 155 to Baton Rouge
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#4. Lafayette, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette in 2015-2019: 1,702
- Migration from Lafayette to Baton Rouge: 1,939 (#1 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 237 to Baton Rouge
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#3. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

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

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

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

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