Where people in Baltimore are moving to most

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May 17, 2022
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Where people in Baltimore are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 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 Baltimore between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lakeland in 2015-2019: 379
- Migration from Lakeland to Baltimore: 198 (#23 most common destination from Lakeland)
- Net migration: 181 to Lakeland
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#49. Reading, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Reading in 2015-2019: 389
- Migration from Reading to Baltimore: 103 (#21 most common destination from Reading)
- Net migration: 286 to Reading
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#48. Lancaster, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Lancaster in 2015-2019: 395
- Migration from Lancaster to Baltimore: 262 (#13 most common destination from Lancaster)
- Net migration: 133 to Lancaster
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#47. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Killeen in 2015-2019: 399
- Migration from Killeen to Baltimore: 183 (#40 most common destination from Killeen)
- Net migration: 216 to Killeen
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#46. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 416
- Migration from St. Louis to Baltimore: 153 (#99 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Net migration: 263 to St. Louis

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#45. New Haven-Milford, CT Metro Area

- Migration to New Haven in 2015-2019: 420
- Migration from New Haven to Baltimore: 324 (#19 most common destination from New Haven)
- Net migration: 96 to New Haven
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#44. Greenville-Anderson, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville in 2015-2019: 423
- Migration from Greenville to Baltimore: 59 (#72 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 364 to Greenville
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#43. Gettysburg, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Gettysburg in 2015-2019: 454
- Migration from Gettysburg to Baltimore: 203 (#8 most common destination from Gettysburg)
- Net migration: 251 to Gettysburg
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#42. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 477
- Migration from Las Vegas to Baltimore: 183 (#70 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 294 to Las Vegas
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#41. Dover, DE Metro Area

- Migration to Dover in 2015-2019: 480
- Migration from Dover to Baltimore: 380 (#3 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 100 to Dover

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#40. Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Augusta in 2015-2019: 490
- Migration from Augusta to Baltimore: 510 (#7 most common destination from Augusta)
- Net migration: 20 to Baltimore
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#39. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 503
- Migration from Colorado Springs to Baltimore: 185 (#63 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Net migration: 318 to Colorado Springs
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#38. Charlottesville, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville in 2015-2019: 543
- Migration from Charlottesville to Baltimore: 199 (#11 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 344 to Charlottesville
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#37. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charleston in 2015-2019: 616
- Migration from Charleston to Baltimore: 310 (#25 most common destination from Charleston)
- Net migration: 306 to Charleston
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#36. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 639
- Migration from Austin to Baltimore: 537 (#32 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 102 to Austin

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#35. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Raleigh in 2015-2019: 662
- Migration from Raleigh to Baltimore: 507 (#25 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Net migration: 155 to Raleigh
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#34. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 679
- Migration from Denver to Baltimore: 417 (#54 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 262 to Denver
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#33. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Myrtle Beach in 2015-2019: 700
- Migration from Myrtle Beach to Baltimore: 157 (#29 most common destination from Myrtle Beach)
- Net migration: 543 to Myrtle Beach
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#32. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 714
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Baltimore: 692 (#25 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 22 to Pittsburgh
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#31. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to San Antonio in 2015-2019: 734
- Migration from San Antonio to Baltimore: 357 (#49 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Net migration: 377 to San Antonio

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#30. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Columbia in 2015-2019: 743
- Migration from Columbia to Baltimore: 166 (#39 most common destination from Columbia)
- Net migration: 577 to Columbia
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#29. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 778
- Migration from San Diego to Baltimore: 1,009 (#31 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 231 to Baltimore
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#28. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Orlando in 2015-2019: 809
- Migration from Orlando to Baltimore: 301 (#58 most common destination from Orlando)
- Net migration: 508 to Orlando
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#27. Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Harrisburg in 2015-2019: 818
- Migration from Harrisburg to Baltimore: 362 (#12 most common destination from Harrisburg)
- Net migration: 456 to Harrisburg
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#26. Richmond, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond in 2015-2019: 827
- Migration from Richmond to Baltimore: 579 (#15 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 248 to Richmond

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

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 851
- Migration from San Francisco to Baltimore: 411 (#58 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 440 to San Francisco
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#24. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 856
- Migration from Houston to Baltimore: 527 (#62 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 329 to Houston
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#23. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Pensacola in 2015-2019: 860
- Migration from Pensacola to Baltimore: 672 (#11 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Net migration: 188 to Pensacola
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#22. California-Lexington Park, MD Metro Area

- Migration to California in 2015-2019: 894
- Migration from California to Baltimore: 426 (#2 most common destination from California)
- Net migration: 468 to California
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#21. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Cape Coral in 2015-2019: 975
- Migration from Cape Coral to Baltimore: 262 (#19 most common destination from Cape Coral)
- Net migration: 713 to Cape Coral

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#20. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 978
- Migration from Jacksonville to Baltimore: 433 (#27 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Net migration: 545 to Jacksonville
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#19. Jacksonville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 985
- Migration from Jacksonville to Baltimore: 398 (#11 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Net migration: 587 to Jacksonville
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#18. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami in 2015-2019: 990
- Migration from Miami to Baltimore: 1,244 (#30 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 254 to Baltimore
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#17. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte in 2015-2019: 1,069
- Migration from Charlotte to Baltimore: 326 (#55 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 743 to Charlotte
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#16. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 1,107
- Migration from Phoenix to Baltimore: 486 (#53 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 621 to Phoenix

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

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 1,133
- Migration from Chicago to Baltimore: 569 (#94 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 564 to Chicago
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#14. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 1,159
- Migration from Tampa to Baltimore: 534 (#47 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 625 to Tampa
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#13. Cumberland, MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Cumberland in 2015-2019: 1,200
- Migration from Cumberland to Baltimore: 915 (#1 most common destination from Cumberland)
- Net migration: 285 to Cumberland
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#12. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 1,246
- Migration from Seattle to Baltimore: 759 (#39 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 487 to Seattle
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#11. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Boston in 2015-2019: 1,356
- Migration from Boston to Baltimore: 945 (#33 most common destination from Boston)
- Net migration: 411 to Boston

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

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 1,416
- Migration from Dallas to Baltimore: 620 (#62 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 796 to Dallas
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#9. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 1,520
- Migration from Atlanta to Baltimore: 1,151 (#40 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 369 to Atlanta
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#8. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 1,612
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Baltimore: 1,252 (#12 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 360 to Virginia Beach
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#7. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 1,656
- Migration from Los Angeles to Baltimore: 1,187 (#46 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 469 to Los Angeles
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#6. Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Hagerstown in 2015-2019: 1,926
- Migration from Hagerstown to Baltimore: 1,037 (#2 most common destination from Hagerstown)
- Net migration: 889 to Hagerstown

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#5. York-Hanover, PA Metro Area

- Migration to York in 2015-2019: 2,734
- Migration from York to Baltimore: 1,596 (#4 most common destination from York)
- Net migration: 1,138 to York
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#4. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 3,978
- Migration from New York to Baltimore: 6,070 (#19 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 2,092 to Baltimore
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#3. Salisbury, MD-DE Metro Area

- Migration to Salisbury in 2015-2019: 4,562
- Migration from Salisbury to Baltimore: 1,843 (#1 most common destination from Salisbury)
- Net migration: 2,719 to Salisbury
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#2. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 5,420
- Migration from Philadelphia to Baltimore: 4,705 (#5 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Net migration: 715 to Philadelphia
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#1. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 26,456
- Migration from Washington to Baltimore: 29,269 (#1 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 2,813 to Baltimore

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