Metros sending the most people to Minneapolis

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Minneapolis

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

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

- Migration to Minneapolis from Austin in 2015-2019: 315 (#48 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Austin: 749 (#27 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 434 to Austin
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#49. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Columbus in 2015-2019: 326 (#39 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Columbus: 494 (#46 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 168 to Columbus
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#48. Rockford, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Rockford in 2015-2019: 330 (#5 most common destination from Rockford)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Rockford: 33 (#206 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 297 to Minneapolis
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#47. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 337 (#43 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Pittsburgh: 601 (#37 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 264 to Pittsburgh
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#46. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Orlando in 2015-2019: 342 (#54 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Orlando: 759 (#26 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 417 to Orlando

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

- Migration to Minneapolis from San Jose in 2015-2019: 353 (#40 most common destination from San Jose)
- Migration from Minneapolis to San Jose: 716 (#28 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 363 to San Jose
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#44. Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Grand Rapids in 2015-2019: 366 (#11 most common destination from Grand Rapids)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Grand Rapids: 212 (#66 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 154 to Minneapolis
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#43. Appleton, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Appleton in 2015-2019: 373 (#5 most common destination from Appleton)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Appleton: 158 (#85 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 215 to Minneapolis
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#42. Ann Arbor, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Ann Arbor in 2015-2019: 385 (#15 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Ann Arbor: 194 (#74 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 191 to Minneapolis
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#41. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Miami in 2015-2019: 390 (#69 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Miami: 770 (#25 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 380 to Miami

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#40. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 459 (#34 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Las Vegas: 1,118 (#18 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 659 to Las Vegas
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#39. Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Des Moines in 2015-2019: 477 (#11 most common destination from Des Moines)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Des Moines: 927 (#21 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 450 to Des Moines
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#38. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 518 (#33 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Indianapolis: 568 (#41 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 50 to Indianapolis
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#37. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 525 (#61 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Philadelphia: 599 (#38 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 74 to Philadelphia
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#36. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Portland in 2015-2019: 526 (#31 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Portland: 548 (#42 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 22 to Portland

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#35. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 537 (#20 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Colorado Springs: 591 (#39 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 54 to Colorado Springs
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#34. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Houston in 2015-2019: 539 (#60 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Houston: 711 (#29 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 172 to Houston
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#33. Sioux Falls, SD Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Sioux Falls in 2015-2019: 550 (#3 most common destination from Sioux Falls)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Sioux Falls: 614 (#35 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 64 to Sioux Falls
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#32. Ames, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Ames in 2015-2019: 550 (#2 most common destination from Ames)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Ames: 1,121 (#17 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 571 to Ames
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#31. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Tampa in 2015-2019: 551 (#43 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Tampa: 947 (#20 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 396 to Tampa

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#30. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Detroit in 2015-2019: 576 (#35 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Detroit: 174 (#81 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 402 to Minneapolis
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#29. Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Omaha in 2015-2019: 613 (#6 most common destination from Omaha)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Omaha: 699 (#32 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 86 to Omaha
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#28. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from San Diego in 2015-2019: 618 (#46 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Minneapolis to San Diego: 705 (#31 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 87 to San Diego
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#27. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 643 (#24 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Minneapolis to St. Louis: 610 (#36 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 33 to Minneapolis
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#26. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 669 (#13 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Cincinnati: 321 (#54 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 348 to Minneapolis

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#25. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Nashville in 2015-2019: 672 (#17 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Nashville: 378 (#50 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 294 to Minneapolis
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#24. La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from La Crosse in 2015-2019: 679 (#1 most common destination from La Crosse)
- Migration from Minneapolis to La Crosse: 711 (#29 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 32 to La Crosse
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#23. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Cleveland in 2015-2019: 691 (#19 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Cleveland: 224 (#63 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 467 to Minneapolis
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#22. Green Bay, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Green Bay in 2015-2019: 712 (#4 most common destination from Green Bay)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Green Bay: 190 (#75 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 522 to Minneapolis
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#21. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 739 (#41 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Minneapolis to San Francisco: 799 (#24 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 60 to San Francisco

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#20. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Boston in 2015-2019: 990 (#32 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Boston: 849 (#23 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 141 to Minneapolis
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#19. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Denver in 2015-2019: 1,089 (#22 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Denver: 2,189 (#7 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 1,100 to Denver
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#18. Eau Claire, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Eau Claire in 2015-2019: 1,103 (#1 most common destination from Eau Claire)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Eau Claire: 1,336 (#15 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 233 to Eau Claire
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#17. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Dallas in 2015-2019: 1,104 (#40 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Dallas: 1,667 (#11 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 563 to Dallas
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#16. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 1,120 (#12 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Kansas City: 414 (#48 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 706 to Minneapolis

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#15. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 1,200 (#38 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Atlanta: 1,428 (#14 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 228 to Atlanta
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#14. Madison, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Madison in 2015-2019: 1,211 (#3 most common destination from Madison)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Madison: 1,962 (#8 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 751 to Madison
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#13. Grand Forks, ND-MN Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Grand Forks in 2015-2019: 1,252 (#2 most common destination from Grand Forks)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Grand Forks: 1,447 (#13 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 195 to Grand Forks
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#12. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Washington in 2015-2019: 1,305 (#42 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Washington: 1,109 (#19 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 196 to Minneapolis
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#11. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 1,463 (#22 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Phoenix: 3,500 (#3 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 2,037 to Phoenix

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

- Migration to Minneapolis from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 1,698 (#30 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Los Angeles: 1,820 (#9 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 122 to Los Angeles
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#9. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from New York in 2015-2019: 1,761 (#63 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Minneapolis to New York: 881 (#22 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 880 to Minneapolis
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#8. Fargo, ND-MN Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Fargo in 2015-2019: 1,992 (#1 most common destination from Fargo)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Fargo: 2,344 (#6 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 352 to Fargo
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#7. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Seattle in 2015-2019: 2,077 (#12 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Seattle: 1,734 (#10 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 343 to Minneapolis
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#6. Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Milwaukee in 2015-2019: 2,504 (#4 most common destination from Milwaukee)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Milwaukee: 1,167 (#16 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 1,337 to Minneapolis

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#5. Rochester, MN Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Rochester in 2015-2019: 2,944 (#1 most common destination from Rochester)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Rochester: 1,667 (#11 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 1,277 to Minneapolis
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#4. Mankato, MN Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Mankato in 2015-2019: 3,067 (#1 most common destination from Mankato)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Mankato: 2,975 (#5 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 92 to Minneapolis
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#3. Duluth, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Duluth in 2015-2019: 4,130 (#1 most common destination from Duluth)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Duluth: 5,417 (#2 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 1,287 to Duluth
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#2. St. Cloud, MN Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from St. Cloud in 2015-2019: 4,327 (#1 most common destination from St. Cloud)
- Migration from Minneapolis to St. Cloud: 6,460 (#1 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 2,133 to St. Cloud
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#1. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis from Chicago in 2015-2019: 5,207 (#10 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Minneapolis to Chicago: 3,053 (#4 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 2,154 to Minneapolis

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