Where people in Portland, Maine are moving to most

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July 18, 2022
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Where people in Portland, Maine are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Portland-South Portland, ME 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 Portland, Maine between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Palm Bay in 2015-2019: 84
- Migration from Palm Bay to Portland: 0
- Net migration: 84 to Palm Bay
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#49. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 86
- Migration from Jacksonville to Portland: 91 (#108 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Net migration: 5 to Portland
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#48. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 86
- Migration from Los Angeles to Portland: 332 (#108 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 246 to Portland
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#47. Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Poughkeepsie in 2015-2019: 90
- Migration from Poughkeepsie to Portland: 36 (#98 most common destination from Poughkeepsie)
- Net migration: 54 to Poughkeepsie
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#46. Bellingham, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Bellingham in 2015-2019: 90
- Migration from Bellingham to Portland: 114 (#17 most common destination from Bellingham)
- Net migration: 24 to Portland

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

- Migration to Charlotte in 2015-2019: 93
- Migration from Charlotte to Portland: 38 (#187 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 55 to Charlotte
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#44. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 96
- Migration from St. Louis to Portland: 0
- Net migration: 96 to St. Louis
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#43. Greenville-Anderson, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville in 2015-2019: 103
- Migration from Greenville to Portland: 42 (#84 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 61 to Greenville
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#42. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 105
- Migration from Atlanta to Portland: 65 (#212 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 40 to Atlanta
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#41. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Nashville in 2015-2019: 110
- Migration from Nashville to Portland: 33 (#181 most common destination from Nashville)
- Net migration: 77 to Nashville

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#40. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 110
- Migration from Houston to Portland: 118 (#161 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 8 to Portland
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#39. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Cape Coral in 2015-2019: 114
- Migration from Cape Coral to Portland: 127 (#40 most common destination from Cape Coral)
- Net migration: 13 to Portland
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#38. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Orlando in 2015-2019: 120
- Migration from Orlando to Portland: 82 (#125 most common destination from Orlando)
- Net migration: 38 to Orlando
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#37. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lakeland in 2015-2019: 121
- Migration from Lakeland to Portland: 6 (#175 most common destination from Lakeland)
- Net migration: 115 to Lakeland
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#36. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 121
- Migration from Chicago to Portland: 124 (#201 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 3 to Portland

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#35. Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Deltona in 2015-2019: 128
- Migration from Deltona to Portland: 54 (#74 most common destination from Deltona)
- Net migration: 74 to Deltona
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#34. Burlington, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Burlington in 2015-2019: 130
- Migration from Burlington to Portland: 0
- Net migration: 130 to Burlington
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#33. Naples-Marco Island, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Naples in 2015-2019: 131
- Migration from Naples to Portland: 19 (#96 most common destination from Naples)
- Net migration: 112 to Naples
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#32. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 134
- Migration from Philadelphia to Portland: 84 (#165 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Net migration: 50 to Philadelphia
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#31. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 135
- Migration from Austin to Portland: 126 (#93 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 9 to Austin

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#30. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland in 2015-2019: 138
- Migration from Cleveland to Portland: 55 (#124 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 83 to Cleveland
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#29. Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque in 2015-2019: 142
- Migration from Albuquerque to Portland: 0
- Net migration: 142 to Albuquerque
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#28. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 146
- Migration from Denver to Portland: 370 (#60 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 224 to Portland
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#27. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to North Port in 2015-2019: 148
- Migration from North Port to Portland: 143 (#44 most common destination from North Port)
- Net migration: 5 to North Port
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#26. Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metro Area

- Migration to Burlington in 2015-2019: 153
- Migration from Burlington to Portland: 71 (#31 most common destination from Burlington)
- Net migration: 82 to Burlington

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#25. Richmond, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond in 2015-2019: 159
- Migration from Richmond to Portland: 40 (#119 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 119 to Richmond
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#24. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 161
- Migration from Fayetteville to Portland: 0
- Net migration: 161 to Fayetteville
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#23. Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Hartford in 2015-2019: 161
- Migration from Hartford to Portland: 447 (#19 most common destination from Hartford)
- Net migration: 286 to Portland
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#22. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 163
- Migration from Phoenix to Portland: 72 (#210 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 91 to Phoenix
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#21. Springfield, MA Metro Area

- Migration to Springfield in 2015-2019: 170
- Migration from Springfield to Portland: 236 (#13 most common destination from Springfield)
- Net migration: 66 to Portland

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

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 172
- Migration from Seattle to Portland: 49 (#206 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 123 to Seattle
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#19. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 172
- Migration from Portland to Portland: 127 (#91 most common destination from Portland)
- Net migration: 45 to Portland
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#18. Manchester-Nashua, NH Metro Area

- Migration to Manchester in 2015-2019: 172
- Migration from Manchester to Portland: 442 (#2 most common destination from Manchester)
- Net migration: 270 to Portland
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#17. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to San Antonio in 2015-2019: 177
- Migration from San Antonio to Portland: 7 (#259 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Net migration: 170 to San Antonio
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#16. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 179
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Portland: 33 (#196 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 146 to Virginia Beach

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#15. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 184
- Migration from Dallas to Portland: 167 (#143 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 17 to Dallas
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#14. Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Albany in 2015-2019: 198
- Migration from Albany to Portland: 154 (#47 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 44 to Albany
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#13. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Bridgeport in 2015-2019: 207
- Migration from Bridgeport to Portland: 146 (#46 most common destination from Bridgeport)
- Net migration: 61 to Bridgeport
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#12. Worcester, MA-CT Metro Area

- Migration to Worcester in 2015-2019: 227
- Migration from Worcester to Portland: 359 (#21 most common destination from Worcester)
- Net migration: 132 to Portland
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#11. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 242
- Migration from San Francisco to Portland: 116 (#124 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 126 to San Francisco

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#10. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 275
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Portland: 77 (#123 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 198 to Pittsburgh
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#9. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 280
- Migration from Washington to Portland: 382 (#116 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 102 to Portland
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#8. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 284
- Migration from Tampa to Portland: 290 (#77 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 6 to Portland
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#7. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami in 2015-2019: 355
- Migration from Miami to Portland: 241 (#98 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 114 to Miami
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#6. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 373
- Migration from New York to Portland: 887 (#94 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 514 to Portland

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#5. Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metro Area

- Migration to Providence in 2015-2019: 385
- Migration from Providence to Portland: 303 (#29 most common destination from Providence)
- Net migration: 82 to Providence
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#4. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 466
- Migration from San Diego to Portland: 216 (#97 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 250 to San Diego
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#3. Bangor, ME Metro Area

- Migration to Bangor in 2015-2019: 1,192
- Migration from Bangor to Portland: 1,107 (#1 most common destination from Bangor)
- Net migration: 85 to Bangor
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#2. Lewiston-Auburn, ME Metro Area

- Migration to Lewiston in 2015-2019: 2,246
- Migration from Lewiston to Portland: 1,627 (#1 most common destination from Lewiston)
- Net migration: 619 to Lewiston
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#1. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Boston in 2015-2019: 3,684
- Migration from Boston to Portland: 4,344 (#9 most common destination from Boston)
- Net migration: 660 to Portland

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