Metros sending the most people to Jackson

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Jackson

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

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#50. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Myrtle Beach in 2015-2019: 54 (#75 most common destination from Myrtle Beach)
- Migration from Jackson to Myrtle Beach: 0 (#173 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 54 to Jackson
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#49. Goldsboro, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Goldsboro in 2015-2019: 56 (#25 most common destination from Goldsboro)
- Migration from Jackson to Goldsboro: 0 (#173 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 56 to Jackson
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#48. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Orlando in 2015-2019: 56 (#152 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Jackson to Orlando: 121 (#28 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 65 to Orlando
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#47. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Charleston in 2015-2019: 58 (#90 most common destination from Charleston)
- Migration from Jackson to Charleston: 33 (#83 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 25 to Jackson
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#46. Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Davenport in 2015-2019: 62 (#41 most common destination from Davenport)
- Migration from Jackson to Davenport: 17 (#108 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 45 to Jackson

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

- Migration to Jackson from Sacramento in 2015-2019: 63 (#112 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Migration from Jackson to Sacramento: 38 (#75 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 25 to Jackson
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#44. Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Little Rock in 2015-2019: 75 (#67 most common destination from Little Rock)
- Migration from Jackson to Little Rock: 64 (#48 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 11 to Jackson
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#43. Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Daphne in 2015-2019: 77 (#19 most common destination from Daphne)
- Migration from Jackson to Daphne: 126 (#26 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 49 to Daphne
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#42. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 80 (#119 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Jackson to Jacksonville: 506 (#6 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 426 to Jacksonville
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#41. Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Ogden in 2015-2019: 85 (#42 most common destination from Ogden)
- Migration from Jackson to Ogden: 25 (#95 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 60 to Jackson

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#40. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 85 (#130 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Jackson to San Antonio: 109 (#34 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 24 to San Antonio
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#39. Battle Creek, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Battle Creek in 2015-2019: 89 (#9 most common destination from Battle Creek)
- Migration from Jackson to Battle Creek: 0 (#173 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 89 to Jackson
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#38. Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Youngstown in 2015-2019: 89 (#26 most common destination from Youngstown)
- Migration from Jackson to Youngstown: 0 (#173 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 89 to Jackson
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#37. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from San Diego in 2015-2019: 90 (#168 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Jackson to San Diego: 9 (#122 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 81 to Jackson
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#36. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Portland in 2015-2019: 90 (#114 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Jackson to Portland: 48 (#68 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 42 to Jackson

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

- Migration to Jackson from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 91 (#125 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Jackson to Charlotte: 31 (#87 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 60 to Jackson
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#34. Jonesboro, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Jonesboro in 2015-2019: 94 (#11 most common destination from Jonesboro)
- Migration from Jackson to Jonesboro: 17 (#108 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 77 to Jackson
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#33. Anniston-Oxford, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Anniston in 2015-2019: 94 (#12 most common destination from Anniston)
- Migration from Jackson to Anniston: 62 (#50 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 32 to Jackson
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#32. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Detroit in 2015-2019: 95 (#124 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Jackson to Detroit: 80 (#42 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 15 to Jackson
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#31. Cleveland, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Cleveland in 2015-2019: 96 (#11 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Migration from Jackson to Cleveland: 0 (#173 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 96 to Jackson

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#30. Jefferson City, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Jefferson City in 2015-2019: 96 (#12 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Migration from Jackson to Jefferson City: 7 (#128 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 89 to Jackson
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#29. Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Shreveport in 2015-2019: 99 (#28 most common destination from Shreveport)
- Migration from Jackson to Shreveport: 56 (#58 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 43 to Jackson
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#28. Monroe, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Monroe in 2015-2019: 102 (#13 most common destination from Monroe)
- Migration from Jackson to Monroe: 32 (#84 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 70 to Jackson
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#27. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 115 (#114 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Jackson to Virginia Beach: 6 (#132 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 109 to Jackson
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#26. Longview, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Longview in 2015-2019: 121 (#19 most common destination from Longview)
- Migration from Jackson to Longview: 9 (#122 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 112 to Jackson

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

- Migration to Jackson from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 126 (#145 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Jackson to Philadelphia: 49 (#67 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 77 to Jackson
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#24. Decatur, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Decatur in 2015-2019: 127 (#8 most common destination from Decatur)
- Migration from Jackson to Decatur: 0 (#173 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 127 to Jackson
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#23. Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Beaumont in 2015-2019: 128 (#16 most common destination from Beaumont)
- Migration from Jackson to Beaumont: 106 (#35 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 22 to Jackson
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#22. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 129 (#85 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Jackson to Indianapolis: 67 (#46 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 62 to Jackson
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#21. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Pensacola in 2015-2019: 130 (#57 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Migration from Jackson to Pensacola: 116 (#31 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 14 to Jackson

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

- Migration to Jackson from Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 136 (#86 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Migration from Jackson to Las Vegas: 118 (#29 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 18 to Jackson
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#19. Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Louisville/Jefferson County in 2015-2019: 152 (#49 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Migration from Jackson to Louisville/Jefferson County: 43 (#71 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 109 to Jackson
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#18. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Miami in 2015-2019: 157 (#129 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Jackson to Miami: 129 (#23 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 28 to Jackson
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#17. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Houston in 2015-2019: 158 (#134 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Jackson to Houston: 417 (#8 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 259 to Houston
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#16. Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Birmingham in 2015-2019: 173 (#34 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Migration from Jackson to Birmingham: 366 (#9 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 193 to Birmingham

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#15. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Washington in 2015-2019: 174 (#171 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Jackson to Washington: 324 (#12 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 150 to Washington
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#14. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Austin in 2015-2019: 200 (#69 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Jackson to Austin: 218 (#14 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 18 to Austin
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#13. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 213 (#146 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Jackson to Los Angeles: 159 (#19 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 54 to Jackson
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#12. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Nashville in 2015-2019: 238 (#52 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Jackson to Nashville: 198 (#15 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 40 to Jackson
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#11. Mobile, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Mobile in 2015-2019: 259 (#13 most common destination from Mobile)
- Migration from Jackson to Mobile: 30 (#89 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 229 to Jackson

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#10. Gadsden, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Gadsden in 2015-2019: 265 (#3 most common destination from Gadsden)
- Migration from Jackson to Gadsden: 3 (#143 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 262 to Jackson
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#9. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Dallas in 2015-2019: 320 (#91 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Jackson to Dallas: 911 (#3 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 591 to Dallas
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#8. Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Cape Girardeau in 2015-2019: 429 (#2 most common destination from Cape Girardeau)
- Migration from Jackson to Cape Girardeau: 0 (#173 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 429 to Jackson
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#7. Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Baton Rouge in 2015-2019: 448 (#11 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Migration from Jackson to Baton Rouge: 337 (#11 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 111 to Jackson
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#6. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from New Orleans in 2015-2019: 502 (#15 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Migration from Jackson to New Orleans: 363 (#10 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 139 to Jackson

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

- Migration to Jackson from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 600 (#73 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Jackson to Atlanta: 811 (#4 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 211 to Atlanta
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#4. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Chicago in 2015-2019: 610 (#89 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Jackson to Chicago: 479 (#7 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 131 to Jackson
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#3. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Memphis in 2015-2019: 1,170 (#4 most common destination from Memphis)
- Migration from Jackson to Memphis: 781 (#5 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 389 to Jackson
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#2. Hattiesburg, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Hattiesburg in 2015-2019: 1,274 (#2 most common destination from Hattiesburg)
- Migration from Jackson to Hattiesburg: 978 (#2 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 296 to Jackson
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#1. Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson from Gulfport in 2015-2019: 2,158 (#1 most common destination from Gulfport)
- Migration from Jackson to Gulfport: 1,196 (#1 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 962 to Jackson

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