Metros sending the most people to Lansing

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January 18, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Lansing

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

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#50. Boise City, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Boise City in 2015-2019: 66 (#70 most common destination from Boise City)
- Migration from Lansing to Boise City: 0 (#177 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 66 to Lansing
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#49. Monroe, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Monroe in 2015-2019: 67 (#15 most common destination from Monroe)
- Migration from Lansing to Monroe: 30 (#71 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 37 to Lansing
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#48. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Seattle in 2015-2019: 71 (#180 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Lansing to Seattle: 135 (#28 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 64 to Seattle
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#47. Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Louisville/Jefferson County in 2015-2019: 75 (#88 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Migration from Lansing to Louisville/Jefferson County: 78 (#43 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 3 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#46. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 75 (#143 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Lansing to Minneapolis: 172 (#20 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 97 to Minneapolis

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

- Migration to Lansing from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 78 (#145 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Lansing to Virginia Beach: 157 (#24 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 79 to Virginia Beach
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#44. Trenton-Princeton, NJ Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Trenton in 2015-2019: 79 (#41 most common destination from Trenton)
- Migration from Lansing to Trenton: 0 (#177 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 79 to Lansing
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#43. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Columbia in 2015-2019: 79 (#72 most common destination from Columbia)
- Migration from Lansing to Columbia: 187 (#19 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 108 to Columbia
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#42. Madison, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Madison in 2015-2019: 80 (#64 most common destination from Madison)
- Migration from Lansing to Madison: 72 (#45 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 8 to Lansing
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#41. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 81 (#134 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Lansing to Charlotte: 11 (#119 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 70 to Lansing

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#40. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 84 (#109 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Migration from Lansing to Colorado Springs: 125 (#31 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 41 to Colorado Springs
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#39. Cheyenne, WY Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Cheyenne in 2015-2019: 95 (#14 most common destination from Cheyenne)
- Migration from Lansing to Cheyenne: 0 (#177 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 95 to Lansing
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#38. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Pensacola in 2015-2019: 95 (#76 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Migration from Lansing to Pensacola: 19 (#99 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 76 to Lansing
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#37. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 97 (#111 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Migration from Lansing to Las Vegas: 87 (#37 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 10 to Lansing
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#36. Tallahassee, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Tallahassee in 2015-2019: 103 (#40 most common destination from Tallahassee)
- Migration from Lansing to Tallahassee: 22 (#86 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 81 to Lansing

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#35. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from San Jose in 2015-2019: 110 (#80 most common destination from San Jose)
- Migration from Lansing to San Jose: 65 (#48 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 45 to Lansing
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#34. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from San Diego in 2015-2019: 124 (#137 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Lansing to San Diego: 49 (#57 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 75 to Lansing
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#33. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Orlando in 2015-2019: 128 (#101 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Lansing to Orlando: 8 (#129 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 120 to Lansing
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#32. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 131 (#88 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Lansing to Kansas City: 160 (#22 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 29 to Kansas City
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#31. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Washington in 2015-2019: 131 (#194 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Lansing to Washington: 228 (#16 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 97 to Washington

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

- Migration to Lansing from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 139 (#102 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Lansing to Baltimore: 51 (#56 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 88 to Lansing
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#29. Toledo, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Toledo in 2015-2019: 149 (#26 most common destination from Toledo)
- Migration from Lansing to Toledo: 8 (#129 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 141 to Lansing
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#28. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Dallas in 2015-2019: 152 (#149 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Lansing to Dallas: 154 (#26 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 2 to Dallas
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#27. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Boston in 2015-2019: 153 (#105 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Lansing to Boston: 157 (#24 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 4 to Boston
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#26. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 154 (#170 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Lansing to Los Angeles: 313 (#11 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 159 to Los Angeles

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

- Migration to Lansing from Tampa in 2015-2019: 156 (#111 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Lansing to Tampa: 145 (#27 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 11 to Lansing
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#24. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Columbus in 2015-2019: 158 (#72 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Lansing to Columbus: 55 (#54 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 103 to Lansing
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#23. Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Hartford in 2015-2019: 160 (#57 most common destination from Hartford)
- Migration from Lansing to Hartford: 9 (#125 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 151 to Lansing
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#22. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Miami in 2015-2019: 171 (#121 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Lansing to Miami: 157 (#24 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 14 to Lansing
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#21. Bakersfield, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Bakersfield in 2015-2019: 174 (#31 most common destination from Bakersfield)
- Migration from Lansing to Bakersfield: 0 (#177 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 174 to Lansing

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

- Migration to Lansing from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 175 (#100 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Lansing to San Francisco: 164 (#21 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 11 to Lansing
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#19. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Nashville in 2015-2019: 185 (#65 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Lansing to Nashville: 322 (#10 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 137 to Nashville
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#18. Midland, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Midland in 2015-2019: 210 (#5 most common destination from Midland)
- Migration from Lansing to Midland: 117 (#33 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 93 to Lansing
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#17. Bay City, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Bay City in 2015-2019: 244 (#4 most common destination from Bay City)
- Migration from Lansing to Bay City: 58 (#51 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 186 to Lansing
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#16. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from New York in 2015-2019: 246 (#166 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Lansing to New York: 235 (#14 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 11 to Lansing

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#15. Jacksonville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 264 (#17 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Lansing to Jacksonville: 7 (#134 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 257 to Lansing
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#14. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 317 (#74 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Lansing to Phoenix: 297 (#12 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 20 to Lansing
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#13. Muskegon, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Muskegon in 2015-2019: 349 (#3 most common destination from Muskegon)
- Migration from Lansing to Muskegon: 198 (#18 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 151 to Lansing
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#12. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 434 (#88 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Lansing to Atlanta: 268 (#13 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 166 to Lansing
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#11. South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from South Bend in 2015-2019: 446 (#7 most common destination from South Bend)
- Migration from Lansing to South Bend: 44 (#61 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 402 to Lansing

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#10. Niles, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Niles in 2015-2019: 478 (#3 most common destination from Niles)
- Migration from Lansing to Niles: 111 (#34 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 367 to Lansing
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#9. Battle Creek, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Battle Creek in 2015-2019: 718 (#2 most common destination from Battle Creek)
- Migration from Lansing to Battle Creek: 415 (#9 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 303 to Lansing
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#8. Saginaw, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Saginaw in 2015-2019: 828 (#2 most common destination from Saginaw)
- Migration from Lansing to Saginaw: 493 (#7 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 335 to Lansing
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#7. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Chicago in 2015-2019: 872 (#69 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Lansing to Chicago: 486 (#8 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 386 to Lansing
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#6. Jackson, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Jackson in 2015-2019: 895 (#2 most common destination from Jackson)
- Migration from Lansing to Jackson: 846 (#5 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 49 to Lansing

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#5. Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metro Area

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

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

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

- Migration to Lansing from Grand Rapids in 2015-2019: 2,806 (#3 most common destination from Grand Rapids)
- Migration from Lansing to Grand Rapids: 2,829 (#2 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 23 to Grand Rapids
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#1. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing from Detroit in 2015-2019: 7,606 (#2 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Lansing to Detroit: 3,794 (#1 most common destination from Lansing)
- Net migration: 3,812 to Lansing

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