Where people in Flint are moving to most

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July 18, 2022
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Where people in Flint are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Flint, MI 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 Flint between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Monroe, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Monroe in 2015-2019: 46
- Migration from Monroe to Flint: 41 (#19 most common destination from Monroe)
- Net migration: 5 to Monroe
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#49. Jackson, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson in 2015-2019: 48
- Migration from Jackson to Flint: 9 (#122 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 39 to Jackson
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#48. Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory in 2015-2019: 49
- Migration from Hickory to Flint: 31 (#46 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 18 to Hickory
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#47. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 50
- Migration from Indianapolis to Flint: 71 (#118 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Net migration: 21 to Flint
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#46. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland in 2015-2019: 53
- Migration from Cleveland to Flint: 15 (#200 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 38 to Cleveland

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#45. Muskegon, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Muskegon in 2015-2019: 54
- Migration from Muskegon to Flint: 7 (#54 most common destination from Muskegon)
- Net migration: 47 to Muskegon
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#44. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 58
- Migration from Seattle to Flint: 79 (#171 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 21 to Flint
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#43. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 61
- Migration from Fayetteville to Flint: 0
- Net migration: 61 to Fayetteville
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#42. Naples-Marco Island, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Naples in 2015-2019: 64
- Migration from Naples to Flint: 0
- Net migration: 64 to Naples
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#41. Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 68
- Migration from Fayetteville to Flint: 0
- Net migration: 68 to Fayetteville

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#40. Port St. Lucie, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Port St. Lucie in 2015-2019: 68
- Migration from Port St. Lucie to Flint: 0
- Net migration: 68 to Port St. Lucie
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#39. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 69
- Migration from Portland to Flint: 30 (#194 most common destination from Portland)
- Net migration: 39 to Portland
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#38. Niles, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Niles in 2015-2019: 71
- Migration from Niles to Flint: 137 (#15 most common destination from Niles)
- Net migration: 66 to Flint
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#37. Midland, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Midland in 2015-2019: 78
- Migration from Midland to Flint: 126 (#7 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 48 to Flint
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#36. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

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

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#35. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Baltimore in 2015-2019: 86
- Migration from Baltimore to Flint: 3 (#281 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Net migration: 83 to Baltimore
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#34. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Orlando in 2015-2019: 87
- Migration from Orlando to Flint: 28 (#206 most common destination from Orlando)
- Net migration: 59 to Orlando
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#33. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 88
- Migration from Los Angeles to Flint: 106 (#205 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 18 to Flint
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#32. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 90
- Migration from St. Louis to Flint: 0
- Net migration: 90 to St. Louis
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#31. Boulder, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Boulder in 2015-2019: 95
- Migration from Boulder to Flint: 0
- Net migration: 95 to Boulder

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#30. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 98
- Migration from New York to Flint: 31 (#288 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 67 to New York
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#29. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami in 2015-2019: 99
- Migration from Miami to Flint: 40 (#223 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 59 to Miami
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#28. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 99
- Migration from Washington to Flint: 0
- Net migration: 99 to Washington
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#27. Battle Creek, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Battle Creek in 2015-2019: 105
- Migration from Battle Creek to Flint: 44 (#23 most common destination from Battle Creek)
- Net migration: 61 to Battle Creek
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#26. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 114
- Migration from Denver to Flint: 7 (#306 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 107 to Denver

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#25. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Kansas City in 2015-2019: 126
- Migration from Kansas City to Flint: 0
- Net migration: 126 to Kansas City
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#24. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 126
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Flint: 17 (#239 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 109 to Virginia Beach
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#23. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte in 2015-2019: 131
- Migration from Charlotte to Flint: 15 (#230 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 116 to Charlotte
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#22. Greenville-Anderson, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville in 2015-2019: 131
- Migration from Greenville to Flint: 152 (#36 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 21 to Flint
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#21. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Cape Coral in 2015-2019: 132
- Migration from Cape Coral to Flint: 47 (#87 most common destination from Cape Coral)
- Net migration: 85 to Cape Coral

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#20. Jackson, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson in 2015-2019: 146
- Migration from Jackson to Flint: 40 (#23 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 106 to Jackson
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#19. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 161
- Migration from Las Vegas to Flint: 112 (#102 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 49 to Las Vegas
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#18. Fort Wayne, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Wayne in 2015-2019: 162
- Migration from Fort Wayne to Flint: 6 (#110 most common destination from Fort Wayne)
- Net migration: 156 to Fort Wayne
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#17. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 197
- Migration from Tampa to Flint: 73 (#165 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 124 to Tampa
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#16. Bay City, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Bay City in 2015-2019: 213
- Migration from Bay City to Flint: 67 (#11 most common destination from Bay City)
- Net migration: 146 to Bay City

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

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 222
- Migration from Dallas to Flint: 87 (#195 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 135 to Dallas
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#14. Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo in 2015-2019: 226
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Flint: 110 (#26 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 116 to Kalamazoo
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#13. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Palm Bay in 2015-2019: 233
- Migration from Palm Bay to Flint: 38 (#97 most common destination from Palm Bay)
- Net migration: 195 to Palm Bay
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#12. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 240
- Migration from Phoenix to Flint: 94 (#173 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 146 to Phoenix
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#11. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to New Orleans in 2015-2019: 244
- Migration from New Orleans to Flint: 64 (#96 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Net migration: 180 to New Orleans

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#10. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Raleigh in 2015-2019: 256
- Migration from Raleigh to Flint: 18 (#174 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Net migration: 238 to Raleigh
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#9. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 263
- Migration from Atlanta to Flint: 51 (#240 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 212 to Atlanta
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#8. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to North Port in 2015-2019: 283
- Migration from North Port to Flint: 18 (#163 most common destination from North Port)
- Net migration: 265 to North Port
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#7. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Clarksville in 2015-2019: 359
- Migration from Clarksville to Flint: 0
- Net migration: 359 to Clarksville
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#6. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 360
- Migration from Chicago to Flint: 58 (#261 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 302 to Chicago

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#5. Saginaw, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Saginaw in 2015-2019: 641
- Migration from Saginaw to Flint: 588 (#3 most common destination from Saginaw)
- Net migration: 53 to Saginaw
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#4. Ann Arbor, MI Metro Area

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

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

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

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

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