Metros sending the most people to Lake Charles

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Lake Charles

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

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

- Migration to Lake Charles from Washington in 2015-2019: 11 (#321 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Washington: 56 (#22 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 45 to Washington
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#49. Boulder, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Boulder in 2015-2019: 12 (#121 most common destination from Boulder)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Boulder: 0 (#83 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 12 to Lake Charles
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#48. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Cape Coral in 2015-2019: 12 (#166 most common destination from Cape Coral)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Cape Coral: 0 (#83 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 12 to Lake Charles
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#47. Dayton-Kettering, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Dayton in 2015-2019: 12 (#156 most common destination from Dayton)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Dayton: 0 (#83 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 12 to Lake Charles
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#46. New Haven-Milford, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from New Haven in 2015-2019: 13 (#151 most common destination from New Haven)
- Migration from Lake Charles to New Haven: 0 (#83 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 13 to Lake Charles

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#45. Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Harrisburg in 2015-2019: 14 (#134 most common destination from Harrisburg)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Harrisburg: 0 (#83 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 14 to Lake Charles
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#44. College Station-Bryan, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from College Station in 2015-2019: 14 (#93 most common destination from College Station)
- Migration from Lake Charles to College Station: 24 (#37 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 10 to College Station
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#43. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from San Diego in 2015-2019: 15 (#277 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Lake Charles to San Diego: 0 (#83 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 15 to Lake Charles
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#42. Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Chattanooga in 2015-2019: 15 (#111 most common destination from Chattanooga)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Chattanooga: 8 (#59 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 7 to Lake Charles
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#41. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Seattle in 2015-2019: 16 (#276 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Seattle: 20 (#42 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 4 to Seattle

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#40. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 17 (#227 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Charlotte: 0 (#83 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 17 to Lake Charles
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#39. State College, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from State College in 2015-2019: 17 (#78 most common destination from State College)
- Migration from Lake Charles to State College: 0 (#83 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 17 to Lake Charles
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#38. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Dallas in 2015-2019: 17 (#302 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Dallas: 117 (#11 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 100 to Dallas
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#37. Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Houma in 2015-2019: 18 (#31 most common destination from Houma)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Houma: 37 (#28 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 19 to Houma
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#36. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Denver in 2015-2019: 19 (#258 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Denver: 65 (#20 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 46 to Denver

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#35. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 20 (#212 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Jacksonville: 0 (#83 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 20 to Lake Charles
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#34. Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Little Rock in 2015-2019: 20 (#126 most common destination from Little Rock)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Little Rock: 29 (#34 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 9 to Little Rock
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#33. Greenville-Anderson, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Greenville in 2015-2019: 21 (#121 most common destination from Greenville)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Greenville: 20 (#42 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 1 to Lake Charles
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#32. Longview, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Longview in 2015-2019: 22 (#52 most common destination from Longview)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Longview: 45 (#26 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 23 to Longview
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#31. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 23 (#159 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Oklahoma City: 58 (#21 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 35 to Oklahoma City

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#30. Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Hanford in 2015-2019: 27 (#46 most common destination from Hanford)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Hanford: 0 (#83 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 27 to Lake Charles
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#29. Corpus Christi, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Corpus Christi in 2015-2019: 27 (#65 most common destination from Corpus Christi)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Corpus Christi: 29 (#34 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 2 to Corpus Christi
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#28. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 28 (#185 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Pittsburgh: 48 (#25 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 20 to Pittsburgh
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#27. Anchorage, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Anchorage in 2015-2019: 31 (#125 most common destination from Anchorage)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Anchorage: 9 (#57 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 22 to Lake Charles
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#26. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 34 (#223 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Philadelphia: 0 (#83 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 34 to Lake Charles

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#25. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 37 (#185 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Lake Charles to San Francisco: 31 (#31 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 6 to Lake Charles
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#24. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 38 (#202 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Minneapolis: 31 (#31 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 7 to Lake Charles
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#23. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 44 (#177 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Lake Charles to San Antonio: 8 (#59 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 36 to Lake Charles
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#22. Cheyenne, WY Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Cheyenne in 2015-2019: 49 (#30 most common destination from Cheyenne)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Cheyenne: 0 (#83 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 49 to Lake Charles
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#21. Lawton, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Lawton in 2015-2019: 49 (#39 most common destination from Lawton)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Lawton: 0 (#83 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 49 to Lake Charles

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#20. Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Gulfport in 2015-2019: 56 (#64 most common destination from Gulfport)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Gulfport: 55 (#23 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 1 to Lake Charles
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#19. Alexandria, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Alexandria in 2015-2019: 57 (#15 most common destination from Alexandria)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Alexandria: 359 (#5 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 302 to Alexandria
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#18. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 62 (#135 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Kansas City: 0 (#83 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 62 to Lake Charles
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#17. Hattiesburg, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Hattiesburg in 2015-2019: 79 (#16 most common destination from Hattiesburg)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Hattiesburg: 51 (#24 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 28 to Lake Charles
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#16. Mobile, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Mobile in 2015-2019: 84 (#34 most common destination from Mobile)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Mobile: 0 (#83 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 84 to Lake Charles

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#15. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Chicago in 2015-2019: 85 (#227 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Chicago: 15 (#48 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 70 to Lake Charles
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#14. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Miami in 2015-2019: 94 (#167 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Miami: 0 (#83 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 94 to Lake Charles
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#13. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Austin in 2015-2019: 103 (#107 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Austin: 166 (#9 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 63 to Austin
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#12. Greensboro-High Point, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Greensboro in 2015-2019: 112 (#30 most common destination from Greensboro)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Greensboro: 0 (#83 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 112 to Lake Charles
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#11. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Charleston in 2015-2019: 121 (#54 most common destination from Charleston)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Charleston: 0 (#83 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 121 to Lake Charles

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#10. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 121 (#94 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Las Vegas: 0 (#83 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 121 to Lake Charles
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#9. Monroe, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Monroe in 2015-2019: 131 (#11 most common destination from Monroe)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Monroe: 101 (#14 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 30 to Lake Charles
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#8. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 191 (#155 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Los Angeles: 0 (#83 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 191 to Lake Charles
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#7. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from New Orleans in 2015-2019: 269 (#36 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Migration from Lake Charles to New Orleans: 325 (#6 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 56 to New Orleans
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#6. Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Beaumont in 2015-2019: 290 (#8 most common destination from Beaumont)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Beaumont: 473 (#4 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 183 to Beaumont

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#5. Owensboro, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Charles from Owensboro in 2015-2019: 334 (#3 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Owensboro: 0 (#83 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 334 to Lake Charles
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#4. Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area

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

- Migration to Lake Charles from Shreveport in 2015-2019: 621 (#4 most common destination from Shreveport)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Shreveport: 231 (#7 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 390 to Lake Charles
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#2. Lafayette, LA Metro Area

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

- Migration to Lake Charles from Houston in 2015-2019: 820 (#41 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Lake Charles to Houston: 1,164 (#1 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Net migration: 344 to Houston

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