Metros sending the most people to Lafayette

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Lafayette

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

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#50. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Detroit in 2015-2019: 24 (#216 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Lafayette to Detroit: 35 (#54 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 11 to Detroit
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#49. Huntsville, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Huntsville in 2015-2019: 27 (#95 most common destination from Huntsville)
- Migration from Lafayette to Huntsville: 0 (#140 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 27 to Lafayette
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#48. Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Providence in 2015-2019: 27 (#130 most common destination from Providence)
- Migration from Lafayette to Providence: 1 (#118 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 26 to Lafayette
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#47. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Washington in 2015-2019: 27 (#289 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Lafayette to Washington: 25 (#73 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 2 to Lafayette
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#46. Hattiesburg, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Hattiesburg in 2015-2019: 28 (#41 most common destination from Hattiesburg)
- Migration from Lafayette to Hattiesburg: 50 (#36 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 22 to Hattiesburg

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#45. Montgomery, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Montgomery in 2015-2019: 29 (#75 most common destination from Montgomery)
- Migration from Lafayette to Montgomery: 0 (#140 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 29 to Lafayette
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#44. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from North Port in 2015-2019: 30 (#127 most common destination from North Port)
- Migration from Lafayette to North Port: 66 (#27 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 36 to North Port
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#43. Columbia, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Columbia in 2015-2019: 32 (#63 most common destination from Columbia)
- Migration from Lafayette to Columbia: 0 (#140 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 32 to Lafayette
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#42. Santa Fe, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Santa Fe in 2015-2019: 35 (#30 most common destination from Santa Fe)
- Migration from Lafayette to Santa Fe: 0 (#140 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 35 to Lafayette
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#41. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Riverside in 2015-2019: 39 (#202 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Lafayette to Riverside: 95 (#18 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 56 to Riverside

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#40. Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Youngstown in 2015-2019: 40 (#56 most common destination from Youngstown)
- Migration from Lafayette to Youngstown: 0 (#140 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 40 to Lafayette
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#39. Grand Forks, ND-MN Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Grand Forks in 2015-2019: 48 (#25 most common destination from Grand Forks)
- Migration from Lafayette to Grand Forks: 0 (#140 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 48 to Lafayette
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#38. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 48 (#172 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Lafayette to Baltimore: 18 (#84 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 30 to Lafayette
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#37. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Seattle in 2015-2019: 48 (#208 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Lafayette to Seattle: 121 (#17 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 73 to Seattle
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#36. Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Gulfport in 2015-2019: 49 (#73 most common destination from Gulfport)
- Migration from Lafayette to Gulfport: 14 (#95 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 35 to Lafayette

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#35. Midland, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Midland in 2015-2019: 52 (#32 most common destination from Midland)
- Migration from Lafayette to Midland: 241 (#8 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 189 to Midland
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#34. Naples-Marco Island, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Naples in 2015-2019: 53 (#58 most common destination from Naples)
- Migration from Lafayette to Naples: 0 (#140 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 53 to Lafayette
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#33. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Chicago in 2015-2019: 55 (#264 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Lafayette to Chicago: 0 (#140 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 55 to Lafayette
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#32. Jackson, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Jackson in 2015-2019: 56 (#58 most common destination from Jackson)
- Migration from Lafayette to Jackson: 40 (#45 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 16 to Lafayette
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#31. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Nashville in 2015-2019: 59 (#134 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Lafayette to Nashville: 0 (#140 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 59 to Lafayette

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#30. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 59 (#137 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Lafayette to Kansas City: 25 (#73 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 34 to Lafayette
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#29. Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Albuquerque in 2015-2019: 60 (#94 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Migration from Lafayette to Albuquerque: 39 (#47 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 21 to Lafayette
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#28. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Durham in 2015-2019: 65 (#74 most common destination from Durham)
- Migration from Lafayette to Durham: 0 (#140 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 65 to Lafayette
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#27. Grand Junction, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Grand Junction in 2015-2019: 67 (#16 most common destination from Grand Junction)
- Migration from Lafayette to Grand Junction: 14 (#95 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 53 to Lafayette
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#26. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Austin in 2015-2019: 70 (#131 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Lafayette to Austin: 63 (#30 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 7 to Lafayette

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

- Migration to Lafayette from Tampa in 2015-2019: 71 (#168 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Lafayette to Tampa: 194 (#12 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 123 to Tampa
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#24. Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Daphne in 2015-2019: 74 (#20 most common destination from Daphne)
- Migration from Lafayette to Daphne: 22 (#78 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 52 to Lafayette
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#23. Springfield, MA Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Springfield in 2015-2019: 75 (#55 most common destination from Springfield)
- Migration from Lafayette to Springfield: 22 (#78 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 53 to Lafayette
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#22. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Memphis in 2015-2019: 83 (#96 most common destination from Memphis)
- Migration from Lafayette to Memphis: 0 (#140 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 83 to Lafayette
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#21. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Raleigh in 2015-2019: 102 (#76 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Migration from Lafayette to Raleigh: 0 (#140 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 102 to Lafayette

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#20. Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Crestview in 2015-2019: 108 (#47 most common destination from Crestview)
- Migration from Lafayette to Crestview: 23 (#76 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 85 to Lafayette
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#19. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 128 (#187 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Lafayette to Los Angeles: 73 (#25 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 55 to Lafayette
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#18. Hammond, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Hammond in 2015-2019: 137 (#4 most common destination from Hammond)
- Migration from Lafayette to Hammond: 181 (#14 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 44 to Hammond
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#17. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from New York in 2015-2019: 143 (#200 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Lafayette to New York: 47 (#39 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 96 to Lafayette
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#16. Wichita, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Wichita in 2015-2019: 145 (#26 most common destination from Wichita)
- Migration from Lafayette to Wichita: 0 (#140 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 145 to Lafayette

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#15. Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Chattanooga in 2015-2019: 158 (#21 most common destination from Chattanooga)
- Migration from Lafayette to Chattanooga: 31 (#62 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 127 to Lafayette
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#14. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Denver in 2015-2019: 158 (#106 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Lafayette to Denver: 64 (#29 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 94 to Lafayette
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#13. Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Shreveport in 2015-2019: 160 (#18 most common destination from Shreveport)
- Migration from Lafayette to Shreveport: 231 (#9 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 71 to Shreveport
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#12. El Paso, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from El Paso in 2015-2019: 192 (#45 most common destination from El Paso)
- Migration from Lafayette to El Paso: 0 (#140 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 192 to Lafayette
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#11. Monroe, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Monroe in 2015-2019: 196 (#8 most common destination from Monroe)
- Migration from Lafayette to Monroe: 169 (#15 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 27 to Lafayette

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#10. Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Beaumont in 2015-2019: 221 (#10 most common destination from Beaumont)
- Migration from Lafayette to Beaumont: 89 (#22 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 132 to Lafayette
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#9. Ocala, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Ocala in 2015-2019: 230 (#14 most common destination from Ocala)
- Migration from Lafayette to Ocala: 0 (#140 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 230 to Lafayette
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#8. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 246 (#126 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Lafayette to Atlanta: 38 (#50 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 208 to Lafayette
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#7. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Dallas in 2015-2019: 553 (#65 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Lafayette to Dallas: 772 (#4 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 219 to Dallas
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#6. Alexandria, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Alexandria in 2015-2019: 601 (#1 most common destination from Alexandria)
- Migration from Lafayette to Alexandria: 305 (#7 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 296 to Lafayette

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#5. Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Houma in 2015-2019: 649 (#3 most common destination from Houma)
- Migration from Lafayette to Houma: 457 (#6 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 192 to Lafayette
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#4. Lake Charles, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Lake Charles in 2015-2019: 874 (#2 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Migration from Lafayette to Lake Charles: 768 (#5 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 106 to Lafayette
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#3. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette from Houston in 2015-2019: 1,141 (#25 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Lafayette to Houston: 1,893 (#2 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 752 to Houston
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#2. Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area

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

- Migration to Lafayette from New Orleans in 2015-2019: 1,828 (#4 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Migration from Lafayette to New Orleans: 1,885 (#3 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 57 to New Orleans

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