Where people in Lafayette are moving to most

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

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Lafayette, 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 Lafayette between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.
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#50. Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Rosa in 2015-2019: 38
- Migration from Santa Rosa to Lafayette: 0
- Net migration: 38 to Santa Rosa
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#49. Modesto, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Modesto in 2015-2019: 38
- Migration from Modesto to Lafayette: 18 (#83 most common destination from Modesto)
- Net migration: 20 to Modesto
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#48. Ithaca, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Ithaca in 2015-2019: 39
- Migration from Ithaca to Lafayette: 0
- Net migration: 39 to Ithaca
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#47. Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque in 2015-2019: 39
- Migration from Albuquerque to Lafayette: 60 (#94 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 21 to Lafayette
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#46. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from San Diego to Lafayette: 0
- Net migration: 40 to San Diego
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#45. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from Las Vegas to Lafayette: 9 (#265 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 31 to Las Vegas
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#44. Jackson, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from Jackson to Lafayette: 56 (#58 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 16 to Lafayette
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#43. Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area

- Migration to Columbus in 2015-2019: 43
- Migration from Columbus to Lafayette: 0
- Net migration: 43 to Columbus
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#42. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 44
- Migration from Philadelphia to Lafayette: 0
- Net migration: 44 to Philadelphia
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#41. Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Little Rock in 2015-2019: 46
- Migration from Little Rock to Lafayette: 0
- Net migration: 46 to Little Rock
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#40. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

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

- Migration to Ogden in 2015-2019: 47
- Migration from Ogden to Lafayette: 0
- Net migration: 47 to Ogden
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#38. College Station-Bryan, TX Metro Area

- Migration to College Station in 2015-2019: 49
- Migration from College Station to Lafayette: 0
- Net migration: 49 to College Station
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#37. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Orlando in 2015-2019: 50
- Migration from Orlando to Lafayette: 7 (#278 most common destination from Orlando)
- Net migration: 43 to Orlando
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#36. Hattiesburg, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Hattiesburg in 2015-2019: 50
- Migration from Hattiesburg to Lafayette: 28 (#41 most common destination from Hattiesburg)
- Net migration: 22 to Hattiesburg
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#35. Evansville, IN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Evansville in 2015-2019: 51
- Migration from Evansville to Lafayette: 0
- Net migration: 51 to Evansville
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#34. Lubbock, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Lubbock in 2015-2019: 52
- Migration from Lubbock to Lafayette: 0
- Net migration: 52 to Lubbock
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#33. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Clarksville in 2015-2019: 53
- Migration from Clarksville to Lafayette: 0
- Net migration: 53 to Clarksville
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#32. Punta Gorda, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Punta Gorda in 2015-2019: 53
- Migration from Punta Gorda to Lafayette: 0
- Net migration: 53 to Punta Gorda
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#31. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 59
- Migration from Phoenix to Lafayette: 0
- Net migration: 59 to Phoenix
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#30. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 63
- Migration from Austin to Lafayette: 70 (#131 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 7 to Lafayette
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#29. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 64
- Migration from Denver to Lafayette: 158 (#106 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 94 to Lafayette
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#28. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Pensacola in 2015-2019: 66
- Migration from Pensacola to Lafayette: 0
- Net migration: 66 to Pensacola
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#27. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to North Port in 2015-2019: 66
- Migration from North Port to Lafayette: 30 (#127 most common destination from North Port)
- Net migration: 36 to North Port
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#26. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 68
- Migration from San Francisco to Lafayette: 0
- Net migration: 68 to San Francisco
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#25. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 73
- Migration from Los Angeles to Lafayette: 128 (#187 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 55 to Lafayette
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#24. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 77
- Migration from St. Louis to Lafayette: 4 (#278 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Net migration: 73 to St. Louis
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#23. Sioux Falls, SD Metro Area

- Migration to Sioux Falls in 2015-2019: 79
- Migration from Sioux Falls to Lafayette: 0
- Net migration: 79 to Sioux Falls
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#22. Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Beaumont in 2015-2019: 89
- Migration from Beaumont to Lafayette: 221 (#10 most common destination from Beaumont)
- Net migration: 132 to Lafayette
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#21. Farmington, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Farmington in 2015-2019: 90
- Migration from Farmington to Lafayette: 0
- Net migration: 90 to Farmington
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#20. Odessa, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Odessa in 2015-2019: 91
- Migration from Odessa to Lafayette: 0
- Net migration: 91 to Odessa
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#19. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to San Antonio in 2015-2019: 95
- Migration from San Antonio to Lafayette: 14 (#242 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Net migration: 81 to San Antonio
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#18. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Riverside in 2015-2019: 95
- Migration from Riverside to Lafayette: 39 (#202 most common destination from Riverside)
- Net migration: 56 to Riverside
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#17. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 121
- Migration from Seattle to Lafayette: 48 (#208 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 73 to Seattle
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#16. Dalton, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Dalton in 2015-2019: 138
- Migration from Dalton to Lafayette: 0
- Net migration: 138 to Dalton
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#15. Monroe, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Monroe in 2015-2019: 169
- Migration from Monroe to Lafayette: 196 (#8 most common destination from Monroe)
- Net migration: 27 to Lafayette
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#14. Hammond, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Hammond in 2015-2019: 181
- Migration from Hammond to Lafayette: 137 (#4 most common destination from Hammond)
- Net migration: 44 to Hammond
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#13. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami in 2015-2019: 190
- Migration from Miami to Lafayette: 0
- Net migration: 190 to Miami
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#12. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 194
- Migration from Tampa to Lafayette: 71 (#168 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 123 to Tampa
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#11. Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County in 2015-2019: 219
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Lafayette: 0
- Net migration: 219 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#10. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 223
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Lafayette: 0
- Net migration: 223 to Virginia Beach
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#9. Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metro Area

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

- Migration to Midland in 2015-2019: 241
- Migration from Midland to Lafayette: 52 (#32 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 189 to Midland
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#7. Alexandria, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Alexandria in 2015-2019: 305
- Migration from Alexandria to Lafayette: 601 (#1 most common destination from Alexandria)
- Net migration: 296 to Lafayette
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#6. Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metro Area

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

- Migration to Lake Charles in 2015-2019: 768
- Migration from Lake Charles to Lafayette: 874 (#2 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 106 to Lafayette
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#4. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 772
- Migration from Dallas to Lafayette: 553 (#65 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 219 to Dallas
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#3. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to New Orleans in 2015-2019: 1,885
- Migration from New Orleans to Lafayette: 1,828 (#4 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Net migration: 57 to New Orleans
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#2. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

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

- Migration to Baton Rouge in 2015-2019: 1,939
- 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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