Where people in Lake Charles are moving to most

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July 18, 2022
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Where people in Lake Charles are moving to most

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

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#50. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 14
- Migration from Colorado Springs to Lake Charles: 5 (#260 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Net migration: 9 to Colorado Springs
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Christopher & Amy Esposito // Wikicommons

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

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 15
- Migration from Chicago to Lake Charles: 85 (#227 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 70 to Lake Charles
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#48. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Boston in 2015-2019: 15
- Migration from Boston to Lake Charles: 0
- Net migration: 15 to Boston
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#47. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Urban Honolulu in 2015-2019: 15
- Migration from Urban Honolulu to Lake Charles: 0
- Net migration: 15 to Urban Honolulu
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#46. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Killeen in 2015-2019: 17
- Migration from Killeen to Lake Charles: 0
- Net migration: 17 to Killeen

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#45. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Riverside in 2015-2019: 18
- Migration from Riverside to Lake Charles: 0
- Net migration: 18 to Riverside
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#44. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Tucson in 2015-2019: 18
- Migration from Tucson to Lake Charles: 0
- Net migration: 18 to Tucson
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#43. Wichita, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita in 2015-2019: 20
- Migration from Wichita to Lake Charles: 0
- Net migration: 20 to Wichita
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#42. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 20
- Migration from Seattle to Lake Charles: 16 (#276 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 4 to Seattle
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#41. Greenville-Anderson, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville in 2015-2019: 20
- Migration from Greenville to Lake Charles: 21 (#121 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 1 to Lake Charles

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#40. Sherman-Denison, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Sherman in 2015-2019: 22
- Migration from Sherman to Lake Charles: 0
- Net migration: 22 to Sherman
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#39. Savannah, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Savannah in 2015-2019: 23
- Migration from Savannah to Lake Charles: 0
- Net migration: 23 to Savannah
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#38. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Memphis in 2015-2019: 24
- Migration from Memphis to Lake Charles: 0
- Net migration: 24 to Memphis
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#37. Victoria, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Victoria in 2015-2019: 24
- Migration from Victoria to Lake Charles: 0
- Net migration: 24 to Victoria
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#36. College Station-Bryan, TX Metro Area

- Migration to College Station in 2015-2019: 24
- Migration from College Station to Lake Charles: 14 (#93 most common destination from College Station)
- Net migration: 10 to College Station

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#35. Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metro Area

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

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

- Migration to Jackson in 2015-2019: 31
- Migration from Jackson to Lake Charles: 0
- Net migration: 31 to Jackson
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#32. Jackson, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson in 2015-2019: 31
- Migration from Jackson to Lake Charles: 0
- Net migration: 31 to Jackson
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#31. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 31
- Migration from San Francisco to Lake Charles: 37 (#185 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 6 to Lake Charles

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#30. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

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

- Migration to Lubbock in 2015-2019: 32
- Migration from Lubbock to Lake Charles: 0
- Net migration: 32 to Lubbock
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#28. Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Houma in 2015-2019: 37
- Migration from Houma to Lake Charles: 18 (#31 most common destination from Houma)
- Net migration: 19 to Houma
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#27. Rockford, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Rockford in 2015-2019: 42
- Migration from Rockford to Lake Charles: 0
- Net migration: 42 to Rockford
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#26. Longview, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Longview in 2015-2019: 45
- Migration from Longview to Lake Charles: 22 (#52 most common destination from Longview)
- Net migration: 23 to Longview

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#25. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 48
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Lake Charles: 28 (#185 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 20 to Pittsburgh
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#24. Hattiesburg, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Hattiesburg in 2015-2019: 51
- Migration from Hattiesburg to Lake Charles: 79 (#16 most common destination from Hattiesburg)
- Net migration: 28 to Lake Charles
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#23. Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Gulfport in 2015-2019: 55
- Migration from Gulfport to Lake Charles: 56 (#64 most common destination from Gulfport)
- Net migration: 1 to Lake Charles
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#22. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 56
- Migration from Washington to Lake Charles: 11 (#321 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 45 to Washington
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#21. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

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

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

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 65
- Migration from Denver to Lake Charles: 19 (#258 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 46 to Denver
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#19. Waco, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Waco in 2015-2019: 69
- Migration from Waco to Lake Charles: 0
- Net migration: 69 to Waco
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#18. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lakeland in 2015-2019: 73
- Migration from Lakeland to Lake Charles: 0
- Net migration: 73 to Lakeland
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#17. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Columbia in 2015-2019: 79
- Migration from Columbia to Lake Charles: 0
- Net migration: 79 to Columbia
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#16. Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Crestview in 2015-2019: 84
- Migration from Crestview to Lake Charles: 0
- Net migration: 84 to Crestview

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#15. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 93
- Migration from Atlanta to Lake Charles: 0
- Net migration: 93 to Atlanta
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#14. Monroe, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Monroe in 2015-2019: 101
- Migration from Monroe to Lake Charles: 131 (#11 most common destination from Monroe)
- Net migration: 30 to Lake Charles
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#13. Texarkana, TX-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Texarkana in 2015-2019: 102
- Migration from Texarkana to Lake Charles: 0
- Net migration: 102 to Texarkana
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#12. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 113
- Migration from Portland to Lake Charles: 0
- Net migration: 113 to Portland
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#11. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 117
- Migration from Dallas to Lake Charles: 17 (#302 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 100 to Dallas

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#10. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Myrtle Beach in 2015-2019: 144
- Migration from Myrtle Beach to Lake Charles: 0
- Net migration: 144 to Myrtle Beach
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#9. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 166
- Migration from Austin to Lake Charles: 103 (#107 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 63 to Austin
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#8. Tyler, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Tyler in 2015-2019: 224
- Migration from Tyler to Lake Charles: 1 (#79 most common destination from Tyler)
- Net migration: 223 to Tyler
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#7. Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metro Area

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

- Migration to New Orleans in 2015-2019: 325
- Migration from New Orleans to Lake Charles: 269 (#36 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Net migration: 56 to New Orleans
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#5. Alexandria, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Alexandria in 2015-2019: 359
- Migration from Alexandria to Lake Charles: 57 (#15 most common destination from Alexandria)
- Net migration: 302 to Alexandria
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#4. Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Beaumont in 2015-2019: 473
- Migration from Beaumont to Lake Charles: 290 (#8 most common destination from Beaumont)
- Net migration: 183 to Beaumont
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#3. Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge in 2015-2019: 648
- 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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#2. Lafayette, LA Metro Area

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

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

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