Metros sending the most people to Ann Arbor

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April 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Ann Arbor

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

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

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Poughkeepsie in 2015-2019: 88 (#55 most common destination from Poughkeepsie)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Poughkeepsie: 17 (#113 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 71 to Ann Arbor
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#49. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Dallas in 2015-2019: 88 (#193 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Dallas: 130 (#30 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 42 to Dallas
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#48. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Durham in 2015-2019: 89 (#62 most common destination from Durham)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Durham: 133 (#29 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 44 to Durham
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#47. Bloomington, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Bloomington in 2015-2019: 97 (#18 most common destination from Bloomington)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Bloomington: 0 (#181 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 97 to Ann Arbor
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#46. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Nashville in 2015-2019: 97 (#99 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Nashville: 414 (#14 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 317 to Nashville

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#45. Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Hartford in 2015-2019: 101 (#72 most common destination from Hartford)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Hartford: 14 (#117 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 87 to Ann Arbor
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#44. Bay City, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Bay City in 2015-2019: 104 (#7 most common destination from Bay City)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Bay City: 41 (#75 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 63 to Ann Arbor
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#43. Muskegon, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Muskegon in 2015-2019: 116 (#8 most common destination from Muskegon)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Muskegon: 107 (#40 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 9 to Ann Arbor
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#42. Midland, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Midland in 2015-2019: 117 (#9 most common destination from Midland)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Midland: 68 (#55 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 49 to Ann Arbor
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#41. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 121 (#105 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Charlotte: 76 (#48 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 45 to Ann Arbor

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#40. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from McAllen in 2015-2019: 123 (#23 most common destination from McAllen)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to McAllen: 0 (#181 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 123 to Ann Arbor
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#39. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 125 (#97 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Pittsburgh: 138 (#27 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 13 to Pittsburgh
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#38. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Seattle in 2015-2019: 125 (#134 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Seattle: 589 (#9 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 464 to Seattle
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#37. Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Lafayette in 2015-2019: 129 (#19 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Lafayette: 57 (#63 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 72 to Ann Arbor
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#36. Battle Creek, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Battle Creek in 2015-2019: 136 (#7 most common destination from Battle Creek)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Battle Creek: 75 (#50 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 61 to Ann Arbor

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

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Tampa in 2015-2019: 140 (#119 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Tampa: 51 (#66 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 89 to Ann Arbor
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#34. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from San Diego in 2015-2019: 150 (#126 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to San Diego: 75 (#50 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 75 to Ann Arbor
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#33. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from San Jose in 2015-2019: 152 (#66 most common destination from San Jose)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to San Jose: 214 (#21 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 62 to San Jose
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#32. Madison, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Madison in 2015-2019: 153 (#36 most common destination from Madison)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Madison: 50 (#67 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 103 to Ann Arbor
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#31. Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Milwaukee in 2015-2019: 154 (#57 most common destination from Milwaukee)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Milwaukee: 150 (#26 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 4 to Ann Arbor

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

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Houston in 2015-2019: 157 (#137 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Houston: 160 (#23 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 3 to Houston
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#29. Salt Lake City, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Salt Lake City in 2015-2019: 158 (#50 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Salt Lake City: 152 (#25 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 6 to Ann Arbor
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#28. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 164 (#91 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to St. Louis: 75 (#50 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 89 to Ann Arbor
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#27. Niles, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Niles in 2015-2019: 176 (#11 most common destination from Niles)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Niles: 36 (#82 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 140 to Ann Arbor
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#26. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 183 (#71 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Kansas City: 37 (#80 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 146 to Ann Arbor

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#25. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 183 (#65 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Indianapolis: 123 (#35 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 60 to Ann Arbor
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#24. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 183 (#128 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Philadelphia: 239 (#18 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 56 to Philadelphia
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#23. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Bridgeport in 2015-2019: 191 (#39 most common destination from Bridgeport)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Bridgeport: 0 (#181 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 191 to Ann Arbor
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#22. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 194 (#74 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Minneapolis: 385 (#15 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 191 to Minneapolis
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#21. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 238 (#128 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Atlanta: 108 (#38 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 130 to Ann Arbor

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#20. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Portland in 2015-2019: 267 (#54 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Portland: 158 (#24 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 109 to Ann Arbor
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#19. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 279 (#45 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Cincinnati: 136 (#28 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 143 to Ann Arbor
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#18. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 285 (#68 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to San Francisco: 793 (#6 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 508 to San Francisco
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#17. Saginaw, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Saginaw in 2015-2019: 313 (#6 most common destination from Saginaw)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Saginaw: 86 (#46 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 227 to Ann Arbor
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#16. Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Kalamazoo in 2015-2019: 321 (#7 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Kalamazoo: 452 (#12 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 131 to Kalamazoo

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

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Miami in 2015-2019: 337 (#77 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Miami: 126 (#34 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 211 to Ann Arbor
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#14. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Columbus in 2015-2019: 345 (#37 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Columbus: 241 (#17 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 104 to Ann Arbor
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#13. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Cleveland in 2015-2019: 471 (#24 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Cleveland: 114 (#36 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 357 to Ann Arbor
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#12. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Boston in 2015-2019: 473 (#53 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Boston: 645 (#7 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 172 to Boston
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#11. Monroe, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Monroe in 2015-2019: 486 (#3 most common destination from Monroe)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Monroe: 450 (#13 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 36 to Ann Arbor

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#10. Toledo, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Toledo in 2015-2019: 501 (#7 most common destination from Toledo)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Toledo: 278 (#16 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 223 to Ann Arbor
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#9. Jackson, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Jackson in 2015-2019: 530 (#4 most common destination from Jackson)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Jackson: 641 (#8 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 111 to Jackson
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#8. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Washington in 2015-2019: 551 (#78 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Washington: 490 (#10 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 61 to Ann Arbor
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#7. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 596 (#77 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Los Angeles: 478 (#11 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 118 to Ann Arbor
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#6. Flint, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Flint in 2015-2019: 705 (#4 most common destination from Flint)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Flint: 217 (#19 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 488 to Ann Arbor

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#5. Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Lansing in 2015-2019: 967 (#3 most common destination from Lansing)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Lansing: 1,096 (#3 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 129 to Lansing
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#4. Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Grand Rapids in 2015-2019: 1,372 (#4 most common destination from Grand Rapids)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids: 834 (#5 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 538 to Ann Arbor
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#3. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Chicago in 2015-2019: 1,453 (#49 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Chicago: 1,114 (#2 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 339 to Ann Arbor
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#2. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from New York in 2015-2019: 1,456 (#70 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to New York: 857 (#4 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 599 to Ann Arbor
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#1. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor from Detroit in 2015-2019: 12,038 (#1 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Detroit: 9,184 (#1 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 2,854 to Ann Arbor

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