Where people in California, Maryland are moving to most

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July 18, 2022
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Where people in California, Maryland are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in California-Lexington Park, 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 California, Maryland between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 20
- Migration from Phoenix to California: 0
- Net migration: 20 to Phoenix
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#49. Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Gulfport in 2015-2019: 21
- Migration from Gulfport to California: 0
- Net migration: 21 to Gulfport
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Akhenaton06 // Wikicommons

#48. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Columbia in 2015-2019: 22
- Migration from Columbia to California: 0
- Net migration: 22 to Columbia
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JonClee86 // Wikicommons

#47. Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metro Area

- Migration to Omaha in 2015-2019: 23
- Migration from Omaha to California: 0
- Net migration: 23 to Omaha
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#46. Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metro Area

- Migration to Providence in 2015-2019: 23
- Migration from Providence to California: 19 (#141 most common destination from Providence)
- Net migration: 4 to Providence

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#45. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami in 2015-2019: 24
- Migration from Miami to California: 85 (#177 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 61 to California
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#44. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Palm Bay in 2015-2019: 24
- Migration from Palm Bay to California: 0
- Net migration: 24 to Palm Bay
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#43. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Pensacola in 2015-2019: 24
- Migration from Pensacola to California: 0
- Net migration: 24 to Pensacola
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#42. Greenville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville in 2015-2019: 25
- Migration from Greenville to California: 0
- Net migration: 25 to Greenville
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#41. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Sacramento in 2015-2019: 27
- Migration from Sacramento to California: 27 (#173 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Net migration: 0 to California

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#40. Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham in 2015-2019: 30
- Migration from Birmingham to California: 0
- Net migration: 30 to Birmingham
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#39. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Clarksville in 2015-2019: 31
- Migration from Clarksville to California: 0
- Net migration: 31 to Clarksville
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#38. Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Deltona in 2015-2019: 31
- Migration from Deltona to California: 0
- Net migration: 31 to Deltona
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#37. Macon-Bibb County, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Macon in 2015-2019: 32
- Migration from Macon to California: 0
- Net migration: 32 to Macon
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#36. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 34
- Migration from Austin to California: 0
- Net migration: 34 to Austin

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#35. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 34
- Migration from Tampa to California: 0
- Net migration: 34 to Tampa
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#34. Cumberland, MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Cumberland in 2015-2019: 37
- Migration from Cumberland to California: 62 (#8 most common destination from Cumberland)
- Net migration: 25 to California
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#33. Logan, UT-ID Metro Area

- Migration to Logan in 2015-2019: 38
- Migration from Logan to California: 0
- Net migration: 38 to Logan
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#32. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Orlando in 2015-2019: 38
- Migration from Orlando to California: 0
- Net migration: 38 to Orlando
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#31. Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Buffalo in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from Buffalo to California: 0
- Net migration: 40 to Buffalo

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#30. Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Poughkeepsie in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from Poughkeepsie to California: 0
- Net migration: 40 to Poughkeepsie
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#29. Manhattan, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Manhattan in 2015-2019: 42
- Migration from Manhattan to California: 0
- Net migration: 42 to Manhattan
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#28. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 45
- Migration from Houston to California: 53 (#221 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 8 to California
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#27. Naples-Marco Island, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Naples in 2015-2019: 48
- Migration from Naples to California: 0
- Net migration: 48 to Naples
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#26. Bremerton-Silverdale-Port Orchard, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Bremerton in 2015-2019: 49
- Migration from Bremerton to California: 20 (#86 most common destination from Bremerton)
- Net migration: 29 to Bremerton

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

- Migration to Charlotte in 2015-2019: 52
- Migration from Charlotte to California: 0
- Net migration: 52 to Charlotte
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#24. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Myrtle Beach in 2015-2019: 57
- Migration from Myrtle Beach to California: 0
- Net migration: 57 to Myrtle Beach
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#23. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 59
- Migration from Pittsburgh to California: 12 (#222 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 47 to Pittsburgh
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VisitCentralFL // Flickr

#22. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lakeland in 2015-2019: 63
- Migration from Lakeland to California: 15 (#140 most common destination from Lakeland)
- Net migration: 48 to Lakeland
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#21. Bakersfield, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Bakersfield in 2015-2019: 64
- Migration from Bakersfield to California: 30 (#91 most common destination from Bakersfield)
- Net migration: 34 to Bakersfield

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

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 69
- Migration from San Francisco to California: 1 (#284 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 68 to San Francisco
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#19. Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Hanford in 2015-2019: 77
- Migration from Hanford to California: 115 (#20 most common destination from Hanford)
- Net migration: 38 to California
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#18. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 87
- Migration from Seattle to California: 103 (#153 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 16 to California
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#17. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 94
- Migration from Oklahoma City to California: 33 (#136 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 61 to Oklahoma City
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#16. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 103
- Migration from Denver to California: 43 (#211 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 60 to Denver

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#15. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charleston in 2015-2019: 121
- Migration from Charleston to California: 0
- Net migration: 121 to Charleston
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#14. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 127
- Migration from Philadelphia to California: 43 (#207 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Net migration: 84 to Philadelphia
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#13. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 137
- Migration from Dallas to California: 6 (#334 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 131 to Dallas
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#12. Richmond, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond in 2015-2019: 137
- Migration from Richmond to California: 36 (#126 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 101 to Richmond
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#11. Lynchburg, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Lynchburg in 2015-2019: 141
- Migration from Lynchburg to California: 0
- Net migration: 141 to Lynchburg
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#10. Goldsboro, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Goldsboro in 2015-2019: 148
- Migration from Goldsboro to California: 0
- Net migration: 148 to Goldsboro
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#9. Hilton Head Island-Bluffton, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Hilton Head Island in 2015-2019: 163
- Migration from Hilton Head Island to California: 0
- Net migration: 163 to Hilton Head Island
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#8. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 189
- Migration from Virginia Beach to California: 274 (#63 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 85 to California
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#7. Salisbury, MD-DE Metro Area

- Migration to Salisbury in 2015-2019: 196
- Migration from Salisbury to California: 7 (#104 most common destination from Salisbury)
- Net migration: 189 to Salisbury
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#6. Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Hagerstown in 2015-2019: 199
- Migration from Hagerstown to California: 31 (#58 most common destination from Hagerstown)
- Net migration: 168 to Hagerstown
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#5. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 231
- Migration from Fayetteville to California: 81 (#85 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Net migration: 150 to Fayetteville
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#4. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 291
- Migration from San Diego to California: 215 (#98 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 76 to San Diego
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#3. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 395
- Migration from Jacksonville to California: 32 (#183 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Net migration: 363 to Jacksonville
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#2. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Baltimore in 2015-2019: 426
- Migration from Baltimore to California: 894 (#22 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Net migration: 468 to California
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#1. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 2,068
- Migration from Washington to California: 3,360 (#19 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 1,292 to California

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