Metros sending the most people to Kalamazoo

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April 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Kalamazoo

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

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#50. Muncie, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Muncie in 2015-2019: 38 (#25 most common destination from Muncie)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Muncie: 0 (#144 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 38 to Kalamazoo
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#49. Greensboro-High Point, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Greensboro in 2015-2019: 39 (#77 most common destination from Greensboro)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Greensboro: 33 (#58 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 6 to Kalamazoo
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#48. Huntsville, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Huntsville in 2015-2019: 43 (#76 most common destination from Huntsville)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Huntsville: 23 (#75 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 20 to Kalamazoo
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#47. Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Davenport in 2015-2019: 46 (#46 most common destination from Davenport)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Davenport: 0 (#144 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 46 to Kalamazoo
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#46. Fargo, ND-MN Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Fargo in 2015-2019: 46 (#37 most common destination from Fargo)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Fargo: 7 (#108 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 39 to Kalamazoo

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#45. Midland, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Midland in 2015-2019: 46 (#20 most common destination from Midland)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Midland: 23 (#75 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 23 to Kalamazoo
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#44. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Tulsa in 2015-2019: 47 (#75 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Tulsa: 0 (#144 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 47 to Kalamazoo
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#43. Lubbock, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Lubbock in 2015-2019: 51 (#49 most common destination from Lubbock)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Lubbock: 0 (#144 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 51 to Kalamazoo
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#42. Toledo, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Toledo in 2015-2019: 51 (#61 most common destination from Toledo)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Toledo: 207 (#9 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 156 to Toledo
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#41. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 55 (#169 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to St. Louis: 0 (#144 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 55 to Kalamazoo

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#40. Syracuse, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Syracuse in 2015-2019: 55 (#82 most common destination from Syracuse)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Syracuse: 21 (#78 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 34 to Kalamazoo
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#39. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Memphis in 2015-2019: 56 (#120 most common destination from Memphis)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Memphis: 21 (#78 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 35 to Kalamazoo
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#38. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 56 (#150 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Pittsburgh: 47 (#42 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 9 to Kalamazoo
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#37. Gettysburg, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Gettysburg in 2015-2019: 58 (#17 most common destination from Gettysburg)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Gettysburg: 0 (#144 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 58 to Kalamazoo
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#36. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from North Port in 2015-2019: 58 (#86 most common destination from North Port)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to North Port: 16 (#87 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 42 to Kalamazoo

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

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 60 (#151 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Charlotte: 87 (#29 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 27 to Charlotte
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#34. Dayton-Kettering, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Dayton in 2015-2019: 64 (#66 most common destination from Dayton)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Dayton: 39 (#49 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 25 to Kalamazoo
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#33. Modesto, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Modesto in 2015-2019: 65 (#43 most common destination from Modesto)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Modesto: 26 (#66 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 39 to Kalamazoo
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#32. Rochester, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Rochester in 2015-2019: 68 (#81 most common destination from Rochester)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Rochester: 0 (#144 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 68 to Kalamazoo
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#31. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 71 (#126 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Kansas City: 16 (#87 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 55 to Kalamazoo

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#30. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 75 (#174 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Philadelphia: 10 (#98 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 65 to Kalamazoo
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#29. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from San Diego in 2015-2019: 78 (#185 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to San Diego: 18 (#83 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 60 to Kalamazoo
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#28. Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Gulfport in 2015-2019: 85 (#42 most common destination from Gulfport)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Gulfport: 0 (#144 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 85 to Kalamazoo
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#27. Wichita, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Wichita in 2015-2019: 88 (#38 most common destination from Wichita)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Wichita: 0 (#144 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 88 to Kalamazoo
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#26. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 92 (#178 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Phoenix: 314 (#8 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 222 to Phoenix

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#25. Worcester, MA-CT Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Worcester in 2015-2019: 95 (#56 most common destination from Worcester)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Worcester: 12 (#93 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 83 to Kalamazoo
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#24. Monroe, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Monroe in 2015-2019: 98 (#10 most common destination from Monroe)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Monroe: 31 (#59 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 67 to Kalamazoo
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#23. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from San Jose in 2015-2019: 106 (#82 most common destination from San Jose)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to San Jose: 30 (#61 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 76 to Kalamazoo
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#22. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Houston in 2015-2019: 121 (#159 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Houston: 0 (#144 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 121 to Kalamazoo
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#21. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Lakeland in 2015-2019: 123 (#38 most common destination from Lakeland)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Lakeland: 26 (#66 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 97 to Kalamazoo

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#20. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 129 (#185 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Los Angeles: 66 (#33 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 63 to Kalamazoo
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#19. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 131 (#83 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Indianapolis: 162 (#14 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 31 to Indianapolis
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#18. Bay City, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Bay City in 2015-2019: 133 (#6 most common destination from Bay City)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Bay City: 29 (#62 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 104 to Kalamazoo
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#17. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 147 (#79 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Cincinnati: 35 (#55 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 112 to Kalamazoo
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#16. College Station-Bryan, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from College Station in 2015-2019: 150 (#18 most common destination from College Station)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to College Station: 0 (#144 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 150 to Kalamazoo

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#15. Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Santa Rosa in 2015-2019: 157 (#31 most common destination from Santa Rosa)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Santa Rosa: 0 (#144 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 157 to Kalamazoo
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#14. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Boston in 2015-2019: 175 (#97 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Boston: 36 (#54 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 139 to Kalamazoo
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#13. Iowa City, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Iowa City in 2015-2019: 182 (#20 most common destination from Iowa City)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Iowa City: 0 (#144 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 182 to Kalamazoo
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#12. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from New York in 2015-2019: 200 (#180 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to New York: 166 (#12 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 34 to Kalamazoo
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#11. Muskegon, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Muskegon in 2015-2019: 215 (#6 most common destination from Muskegon)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Muskegon: 159 (#16 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 56 to Kalamazoo

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#10. Flint, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Flint in 2015-2019: 226 (#14 most common destination from Flint)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Flint: 110 (#26 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 116 to Kalamazoo
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#9. South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from South Bend in 2015-2019: 310 (#10 most common destination from South Bend)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to South Bend: 141 (#19 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 169 to Kalamazoo
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#8. Ann Arbor, MI Metro Area

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

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Jackson in 2015-2019: 689 (#3 most common destination from Jackson)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Jackson: 159 (#16 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 530 to Kalamazoo
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#6. Niles, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Niles in 2015-2019: 729 (#2 most common destination from Niles)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Niles: 500 (#6 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 229 to Kalamazoo

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#5. Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Lansing in 2015-2019: 781 (#6 most common destination from Lansing)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Lansing: 983 (#4 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 202 to Lansing
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#4. Battle Creek, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Battle Creek in 2015-2019: 939 (#1 most common destination from Battle Creek)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Battle Creek: 1,117 (#3 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 178 to Battle Creek
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#3. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Chicago in 2015-2019: 983 (#56 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Chicago: 598 (#5 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 385 to Kalamazoo
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#2. Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Grand Rapids in 2015-2019: 1,177 (#5 most common destination from Grand Rapids)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids: 1,914 (#1 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 737 to Grand Rapids
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#1. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo from Detroit in 2015-2019: 2,586 (#6 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Detroit: 1,261 (#2 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Net migration: 1,325 to Kalamazoo

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