Metros sending the most people to Jefferson City

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Jefferson City

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

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#48. Bremerton-Silverdale-Port Orchard, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Bremerton in 2015-2019: 10 (#115 most common destination from Bremerton)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Bremerton: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 10 to Jefferson City
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#47. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Pensacola in 2015-2019: 10 (#165 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Pensacola: 18 (#29 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 8 to Pensacola
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#46. Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Santa Maria in 2015-2019: 11 (#108 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Santa Maria: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 11 to Jefferson City
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#45. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Tucson in 2015-2019: 11 (#207 most common destination from Tucson)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Tucson: 10 (#40 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 1 to Jefferson City
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#44. Asheville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Asheville in 2015-2019: 13 (#117 most common destination from Asheville)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Asheville: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 13 to Jefferson City

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#43. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Riverside in 2015-2019: 13 (#265 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Riverside: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 13 to Jefferson City
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#42. Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Buffalo in 2015-2019: 14 (#145 most common destination from Buffalo)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Buffalo: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 14 to Jefferson City
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#41. Charlottesville, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Charlottesville in 2015-2019: 14 (#101 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Charlottesville: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 14 to Jefferson City
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#40. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Columbus in 2015-2019: 14 (#212 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Columbus: 12 (#37 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 2 to Jefferson City
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#39. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Palm Bay in 2015-2019: 15 (#150 most common destination from Palm Bay)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Palm Bay: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 15 to Jefferson City

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#38. Pine Bluff, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Pine Bluff in 2015-2019: 19 (#21 most common destination from Pine Bluff)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Pine Bluff: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 19 to Jefferson City
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#37. Bloomington, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Bloomington in 2015-2019: 20 (#72 most common destination from Bloomington)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Bloomington: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 20 to Jefferson City
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#36. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 21 (#220 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Jefferson City to San Francisco: 22 (#26 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 1 to San Francisco
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#35. Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Little Rock in 2015-2019: 22 (#119 most common destination from Little Rock)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Little Rock: 18 (#29 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 4 to Jefferson City
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#34. Modesto, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Modesto in 2015-2019: 23 (#74 most common destination from Modesto)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Modesto: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 23 to Jefferson City

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#33. Peoria, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Peoria in 2015-2019: 23 (#101 most common destination from Peoria)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Peoria: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 23 to Jefferson City
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#32. Toledo, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Toledo in 2015-2019: 23 (#87 most common destination from Toledo)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Toledo: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 23 to Jefferson City
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#31. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 24 (#287 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Phoenix: 74 (#14 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 50 to Phoenix
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#30. Portland-South Portland, ME Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Portland in 2015-2019: 25 (#99 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Portland: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 25 to Jefferson City
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#29. Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 28 (#89 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Fayetteville: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 28 to Jefferson City

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#28. Fort Wayne, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Fort Wayne in 2015-2019: 33 (#53 most common destination from Fort Wayne)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Fort Wayne: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 33 to Jefferson City
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#27. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 33 (#169 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Colorado Springs: 4 (#53 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 29 to Jefferson City
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#26. Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Cape Girardeau in 2015-2019: 37 (#18 most common destination from Cape Girardeau)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Cape Girardeau: 143 (#7 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 106 to Cape Girardeau
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#25. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from New York in 2015-2019: 40 (#280 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Jefferson City to New York: 14 (#34 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 26 to Jefferson City
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#24. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Durham in 2015-2019: 42 (#91 most common destination from Durham)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Durham: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 42 to Jefferson City

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#23. South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from South Bend in 2015-2019: 46 (#53 most common destination from South Bend)
- Migration from Jefferson City to South Bend: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 46 to Jefferson City
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#22. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from New Orleans in 2015-2019: 47 (#110 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Migration from Jefferson City to New Orleans: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 47 to Jefferson City
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#21. Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Omaha in 2015-2019: 48 (#100 most common destination from Omaha)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Omaha: 107 (#10 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 59 to Omaha
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#20. Carbondale-Marion, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Carbondale in 2015-2019: 50 (#29 most common destination from Carbondale)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Carbondale: 10 (#40 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 40 to Jefferson City
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#19. Rochester, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Rochester in 2015-2019: 51 (#91 most common destination from Rochester)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Rochester: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 51 to Jefferson City

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#18. Waco, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Waco in 2015-2019: 52 (#28 most common destination from Waco)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Waco: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 52 to Jefferson City
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#17. Madison, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Madison in 2015-2019: 53 (#82 most common destination from Madison)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Madison: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 53 to Jefferson City
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#16. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 54 (#258 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Los Angeles: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 54 to Jefferson City
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#15. Joplin, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Joplin in 2015-2019: 55 (#18 most common destination from Joplin)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Joplin: 116 (#9 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 61 to Joplin
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#14. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Tulsa in 2015-2019: 61 (#60 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Tulsa: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 61 to Jefferson City

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

- Migration to Jefferson City from Dallas in 2015-2019: 64 (#223 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Dallas: 200 (#6 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 136 to Dallas
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#12. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Cleveland in 2015-2019: 74 (#108 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Cleveland: 37 (#22 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 37 to Jefferson City
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#11. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Chicago in 2015-2019: 78 (#235 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Chicago: 107 (#10 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 29 to Chicago
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#10. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from San Diego in 2015-2019: 80 (#181 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Jefferson City to San Diego: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 80 to Jefferson City
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#9. Lawrence, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Lawrence in 2015-2019: 83 (#18 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Lawrence: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 83 to Jefferson City

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#8. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Memphis in 2015-2019: 88 (#92 most common destination from Memphis)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Memphis: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 88 to Jefferson City
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#7. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Denver in 2015-2019: 90 (#152 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Denver: 5 (#51 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 85 to Jefferson City
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#6. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 102 (#184 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Atlanta: 0 (#78 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 102 to Jefferson City
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#5. St. Joseph, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from St. Joseph in 2015-2019: 285 (#3 most common destination from St. Joseph)
- Migration from Jefferson City to St. Joseph: 296 (#5 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 11 to St. Joseph
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#4. Springfield, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Springfield in 2015-2019: 483 (#5 most common destination from Springfield)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Springfield: 604 (#3 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 121 to Springfield

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#3. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 1,237 (#11 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Kansas City: 461 (#4 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 776 to Jefferson City
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#2. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 1,395 (#10 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Jefferson City to St. Louis: 808 (#2 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 587 to Jefferson City
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#1. Columbia, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City from Columbia in 2015-2019: 1,712 (#3 most common destination from Columbia)
- Migration from Jefferson City to Columbia: 1,088 (#1 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 624 to Jefferson City

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