Metros sending the most people to Flint

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April 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Flint

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

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#50. Tallahassee, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Tallahassee in 2015-2019: 32 (#91 most common destination from Tallahassee)
- Migration from Flint to Tallahassee: 0 (#124 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 32 to Flint
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#49. Mansfield, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Mansfield in 2015-2019: 35 (#14 most common destination from Mansfield)
- Migration from Flint to Mansfield: 0 (#124 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 35 to Flint
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#48. Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Youngstown in 2015-2019: 35 (#58 most common destination from Youngstown)
- Migration from Flint to Youngstown: 0 (#124 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 35 to Flint
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#47. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Palm Bay in 2015-2019: 38 (#97 most common destination from Palm Bay)
- Migration from Flint to Palm Bay: 233 (#13 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 195 to Palm Bay
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#46. Boise City, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Boise City in 2015-2019: 39 (#91 most common destination from Boise City)
- Migration from Flint to Boise City: 0 (#124 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 39 to Flint

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

- Migration to Flint from Miami in 2015-2019: 40 (#223 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Flint to Miami: 99 (#28 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 59 to Miami
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#44. Jackson, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Jackson in 2015-2019: 40 (#23 most common destination from Jackson)
- Migration from Flint to Jackson: 146 (#20 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 106 to Jackson
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#43. Monroe, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Monroe in 2015-2019: 41 (#19 most common destination from Monroe)
- Migration from Flint to Monroe: 46 (#50 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 5 to Monroe
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#42. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Tulsa in 2015-2019: 42 (#86 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Migration from Flint to Tulsa: 35 (#53 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 7 to Flint
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#41. Battle Creek, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Battle Creek in 2015-2019: 44 (#23 most common destination from Battle Creek)
- Migration from Flint to Battle Creek: 105 (#27 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 61 to Battle Creek

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#40. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Cape Coral in 2015-2019: 47 (#87 most common destination from Cape Coral)
- Migration from Flint to Cape Coral: 132 (#21 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 85 to Cape Coral
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#39. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 48 (#170 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Flint to San Antonio: 0 (#124 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 48 to Flint
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#38. Glens Falls, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Glens Falls in 2015-2019: 51 (#13 most common destination from Glens Falls)
- Migration from Flint to Glens Falls: 0 (#124 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 51 to Flint
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#37. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 51 (#240 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Flint to Atlanta: 263 (#9 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 212 to Atlanta
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#36. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Pensacola in 2015-2019: 54 (#100 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Migration from Flint to Pensacola: 0 (#124 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 54 to Flint

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#35. Jacksonville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 56 (#86 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Flint to Jacksonville: 0 (#124 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 56 to Flint
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#34. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 57 (#148 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Flint to Pittsburgh: 30 (#57 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 27 to Flint
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#33. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Chicago in 2015-2019: 58 (#261 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Flint to Chicago: 360 (#6 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 302 to Chicago
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#32. Panama City, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Panama City in 2015-2019: 59 (#54 most common destination from Panama City)
- Migration from Flint to Panama City: 0 (#124 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 59 to Flint
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#31. Manhattan, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Manhattan in 2015-2019: 60 (#64 most common destination from Manhattan)
- Migration from Flint to Manhattan: 0 (#124 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 60 to Flint

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#30. Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Ogden in 2015-2019: 61 (#60 most common destination from Ogden)
- Migration from Flint to Ogden: 22 (#69 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 39 to Flint
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#29. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Houston in 2015-2019: 63 (#208 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Flint to Houston: 4 (#100 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 59 to Flint
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#28. Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Sierra Vista in 2015-2019: 64 (#32 most common destination from Sierra Vista)
- Migration from Flint to Sierra Vista: 0 (#124 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 64 to Flint
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#27. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from New Orleans in 2015-2019: 64 (#96 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Migration from Flint to New Orleans: 244 (#11 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 180 to New Orleans
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#26. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Austin in 2015-2019: 67 (#133 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Flint to Austin: 0 (#124 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 67 to Flint

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#25. Bay City, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Bay City in 2015-2019: 67 (#11 most common destination from Bay City)
- Migration from Flint to Bay City: 213 (#16 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 146 to Bay City
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#24. Springfield, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Springfield in 2015-2019: 70 (#8 most common destination from Springfield)
- Migration from Flint to Springfield: 0 (#124 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 70 to Flint
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#23. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 71 (#118 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Flint to Indianapolis: 50 (#47 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 21 to Flint
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#22. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Tampa in 2015-2019: 73 (#165 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Flint to Tampa: 197 (#17 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 124 to Tampa
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#21. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Nashville in 2015-2019: 74 (#116 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Flint to Nashville: 84 (#36 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 10 to Nashville

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#20. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Memphis in 2015-2019: 75 (#103 most common destination from Memphis)
- Migration from Flint to Memphis: 18 (#73 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 57 to Flint
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#19. Rockford, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Rockford in 2015-2019: 76 (#25 most common destination from Rockford)
- Migration from Flint to Rockford: 0 (#124 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 76 to Flint
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#18. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Seattle in 2015-2019: 79 (#171 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Flint to Seattle: 58 (#44 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 21 to Flint
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#17. Dayton-Kettering, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Dayton in 2015-2019: 80 (#62 most common destination from Dayton)
- Migration from Flint to Dayton: 6 (#97 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 74 to Flint
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#16. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Dallas in 2015-2019: 87 (#195 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Flint to Dallas: 222 (#15 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 135 to Dallas

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

- Migration to Flint from Riverside in 2015-2019: 90 (#147 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Flint to Riverside: 14 (#80 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 76 to Flint
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#14. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 94 (#173 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Flint to Phoenix: 240 (#12 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 146 to Phoenix
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#13. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 106 (#205 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Flint to Los Angeles: 88 (#33 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 18 to Flint
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#12. Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Kalamazoo in 2015-2019: 110 (#26 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Migration from Flint to Kalamazoo: 226 (#14 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 116 to Kalamazoo
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#11. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 112 (#102 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Migration from Flint to Las Vegas: 161 (#19 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 49 to Las Vegas

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#10. Midland, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Midland in 2015-2019: 126 (#7 most common destination from Midland)
- Migration from Flint to Midland: 78 (#37 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 48 to Flint
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#9. Niles, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Niles in 2015-2019: 137 (#15 most common destination from Niles)
- Migration from Flint to Niles: 71 (#38 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 66 to Flint
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#8. Worcester, MA-CT Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Worcester in 2015-2019: 143 (#39 most common destination from Worcester)
- Migration from Flint to Worcester: 0 (#124 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 143 to Flint
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#7. Greenville-Anderson, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Greenville in 2015-2019: 152 (#36 most common destination from Greenville)
- Migration from Flint to Greenville: 131 (#22 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 21 to Flint
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#6. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Columbus in 2015-2019: 204 (#52 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Flint to Columbus: 16 (#76 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 188 to Flint

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#5. Ann Arbor, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Ann Arbor in 2015-2019: 217 (#19 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Migration from Flint to Ann Arbor: 705 (#4 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 488 to Ann Arbor
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#4. Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Grand Rapids in 2015-2019: 306 (#17 most common destination from Grand Rapids)
- Migration from Flint to Grand Rapids: 889 (#3 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 583 to Grand Rapids
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#3. Saginaw, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Saginaw in 2015-2019: 588 (#3 most common destination from Saginaw)
- Migration from Flint to Saginaw: 641 (#5 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 53 to Saginaw
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#2. Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Lansing in 2015-2019: 966 (#4 most common destination from Lansing)
- Migration from Flint to Lansing: 1,962 (#2 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 996 to Lansing
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#1. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Flint from Detroit in 2015-2019: 5,343 (#4 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Flint to Detroit: 5,571 (#1 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 228 to Detroit

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