Where people in Kalamazoo are moving to most

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

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

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#50. Dayton-Kettering, OH Metro Area

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

- Migration to Eugene in 2015-2019: 39
- Migration from Eugene to Kalamazoo: 24 (#68 most common destination from Eugene)
- Net migration: 15 to Eugene
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#48. Fort Collins, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Collins in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from Fort Collins to Kalamazoo: 0
- Net migration: 40 to Fort Collins
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#47. Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Chambersburg in 2015-2019: 43
- Migration from Chambersburg to Kalamazoo: 0
- Net migration: 43 to Chambersburg
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#46. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Cape Coral in 2015-2019: 44
- Migration from Cape Coral to Kalamazoo: 4 (#192 most common destination from Cape Coral)
- Net migration: 40 to Cape Coral

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#45. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Pensacola in 2015-2019: 45
- Migration from Pensacola to Kalamazoo: 0
- Net migration: 45 to Pensacola
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#44. Saginaw, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Saginaw in 2015-2019: 45
- Migration from Saginaw to Kalamazoo: 27 (#34 most common destination from Saginaw)
- Net migration: 18 to Saginaw
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#43. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

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

- Migration to Lexington in 2015-2019: 47
- Migration from Lexington to Kalamazoo: 17 (#114 most common destination from Lexington)
- Net migration: 30 to Lexington
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#41. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 48
- Migration from Atlanta to Kalamazoo: 14 (#305 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 34 to Atlanta

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#40. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 49
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Kalamazoo: 15 (#243 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 34 to Virginia Beach
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#39. Bend, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Bend in 2015-2019: 50
- Migration from Bend to Kalamazoo: 0
- Net migration: 50 to Bend
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#38. Missoula, MT Metro Area

- Migration to Missoula in 2015-2019: 53
- Migration from Missoula to Kalamazoo: 0
- Net migration: 53 to Missoula
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#37. Boise City, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Boise City in 2015-2019: 54
- Migration from Boise City to Kalamazoo: 6 (#168 most common destination from Boise City)
- Net migration: 48 to Boise City
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#36. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Columbus in 2015-2019: 57
- Migration from Columbus to Kalamazoo: 4 (#247 most common destination from Columbus)
- Net migration: 53 to Columbus

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#35. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 58
- Migration from Austin to Kalamazoo: 5 (#271 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 53 to Austin
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#34. Sebring-Avon Park, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Sebring in 2015-2019: 61
- Migration from Sebring to Kalamazoo: 0
- Net migration: 61 to Sebring
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#33. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 66
- Migration from Los Angeles to Kalamazoo: 129 (#185 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 63 to Kalamazoo
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#32. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland in 2015-2019: 72
- Migration from Cleveland to Kalamazoo: 25 (#170 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 47 to Cleveland
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#31. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Riverside in 2015-2019: 84
- Migration from Riverside to Kalamazoo: 6 (#291 most common destination from Riverside)
- Net migration: 78 to Riverside

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

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 85
- Migration from Tampa to Kalamazoo: 0
- Net migration: 85 to Tampa
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#29. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte in 2015-2019: 87
- Migration from Charlotte to Kalamazoo: 60 (#151 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 27 to Charlotte
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#28. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to New Orleans in 2015-2019: 88
- Migration from New Orleans to Kalamazoo: 0
- Net migration: 88 to New Orleans
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#27. Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Augusta in 2015-2019: 103
- Migration from Augusta to Kalamazoo: 0
- Net migration: 103 to Augusta
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#26. Flint, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Flint in 2015-2019: 110
- Migration from Flint to Kalamazoo: 226 (#14 most common destination from Flint)
- Net migration: 116 to Kalamazoo

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#25. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Sacramento in 2015-2019: 111
- Migration from Sacramento to Kalamazoo: 0
- Net migration: 111 to Sacramento
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#24. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 112
- Migration from Portland to Kalamazoo: 0
- Net migration: 112 to Portland
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#23. Waco, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Waco in 2015-2019: 117
- Migration from Waco to Kalamazoo: 0
- Net migration: 117 to Waco
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#22. Akron, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Akron in 2015-2019: 125
- Migration from Akron to Kalamazoo: 33 (#88 most common destination from Akron)
- Net migration: 92 to Akron
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#21. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 132
- Migration from Seattle to Kalamazoo: 13 (#284 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 119 to Seattle

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

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 136
- Migration from Dallas to Kalamazoo: 5 (#337 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 131 to Dallas
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#19. South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metro Area

- Migration to South Bend in 2015-2019: 141
- Migration from South Bend to Kalamazoo: 310 (#10 most common destination from South Bend)
- Net migration: 169 to Kalamazoo
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#18. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 146
- Migration from Las Vegas to Kalamazoo: 0
- Net migration: 146 to Las Vegas
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#17. Muskegon, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Muskegon in 2015-2019: 159
- Migration from Muskegon to Kalamazoo: 215 (#6 most common destination from Muskegon)
- Net migration: 56 to Kalamazoo
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#16. Jackson, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson in 2015-2019: 159
- Migration from Jackson to Kalamazoo: 689 (#3 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 530 to Kalamazoo

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#15. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Tucson in 2015-2019: 160
- Migration from Tucson to Kalamazoo: 33 (#150 most common destination from Tucson)
- Net migration: 127 to Tucson
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#14. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 162
- Migration from Indianapolis to Kalamazoo: 131 (#83 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Net migration: 31 to Indianapolis
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#13. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 163
- Migration from Denver to Kalamazoo: 0
- Net migration: 163 to Denver
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#12. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 166
- Migration from New York to Kalamazoo: 200 (#180 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 34 to Kalamazoo
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#11. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Nashville in 2015-2019: 178
- Migration from Nashville to Kalamazoo: 15 (#228 most common destination from Nashville)
- Net migration: 163 to Nashville

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

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 182
- Migration from San Francisco to Kalamazoo: 2 (#280 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 180 to San Francisco
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#9. Toledo, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Toledo in 2015-2019: 207
- Migration from Toledo to Kalamazoo: 51 (#61 most common destination from Toledo)
- Net migration: 156 to Toledo
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#8. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 314
- Migration from Phoenix to Kalamazoo: 92 (#178 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 222 to Phoenix
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#7. Ann Arbor, MI Metro Area

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

- Migration to Niles in 2015-2019: 500
- Migration from Niles to Kalamazoo: 729 (#2 most common destination from Niles)
- Net migration: 229 to Kalamazoo
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#5. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 598
- Migration from Chicago to Kalamazoo: 983 (#56 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 385 to Kalamazoo
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#4. Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metro Area

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

- Migration to Battle Creek in 2015-2019: 1,117
- Migration from Battle Creek to Kalamazoo: 939 (#1 most common destination from Battle Creek)
- Net migration: 178 to Battle Creek
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#2. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Detroit in 2015-2019: 1,261
- Migration from Detroit to Kalamazoo: 2,586 (#6 most common destination from Detroit)
- Net migration: 1,325 to Kalamazoo
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#1. Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Grand Rapids in 2015-2019: 1,914
- Migration from Grand Rapids to Kalamazoo: 1,177 (#5 most common destination from Grand Rapids)
- Net migration: 737 to Grand Rapids

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