Metros sending the most people to Joplin

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Joplin

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

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#50. Evansville, IN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Evansville in 2015-2019: 14 (#75 most common destination from Evansville)
- Migration from Joplin to Evansville: 0 (#94 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 14 to Joplin
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#49. Lawton, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Lawton in 2015-2019: 14 (#79 most common destination from Lawton)
- Migration from Joplin to Lawton: 0 (#94 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 14 to Joplin
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#48. Fort Collins, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Fort Collins in 2015-2019: 16 (#121 most common destination from Fort Collins)
- Migration from Joplin to Fort Collins: 0 (#94 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 16 to Joplin
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#47. Savannah, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Savannah in 2015-2019: 16 (#127 most common destination from Savannah)
- Migration from Joplin to Savannah: 0 (#94 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 16 to Joplin
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#46. Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Albuquerque in 2015-2019: 17 (#157 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Migration from Joplin to Albuquerque: 0 (#94 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 17 to Joplin

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#45. Fort Smith, AR-OK Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Fort Smith in 2015-2019: 17 (#56 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Migration from Joplin to Fort Smith: 4 (#64 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 13 to Joplin
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#44. Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Oshkosh in 2015-2019: 18 (#50 most common destination from Oshkosh)
- Migration from Joplin to Oshkosh: 0 (#94 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 18 to Joplin
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#43. Peoria, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Peoria in 2015-2019: 19 (#110 most common destination from Peoria)
- Migration from Joplin to Peoria: 0 (#94 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 19 to Joplin
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#42. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Pensacola in 2015-2019: 21 (#142 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Migration from Joplin to Pensacola: 0 (#94 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 21 to Joplin
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#41. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 21 (#220 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Joplin to San Francisco: 0 (#94 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 21 to Joplin

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#40. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Denver in 2015-2019: 21 (#257 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Joplin to Denver: 12 (#49 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 9 to Joplin
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#39. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Clarksville in 2015-2019: 21 (#135 most common destination from Clarksville)
- Migration from Joplin to Clarksville: 15 (#43 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 6 to Joplin
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#38. Corpus Christi, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Corpus Christi in 2015-2019: 22 (#70 most common destination from Corpus Christi)
- Migration from Joplin to Corpus Christi: 0 (#94 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 22 to Joplin
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#37. Manhattan, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Manhattan in 2015-2019: 22 (#91 most common destination from Manhattan)
- Migration from Joplin to Manhattan: 0 (#94 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 22 to Joplin
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#36. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from New York in 2015-2019: 22 (#302 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Joplin to New York: 0 (#94 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 22 to Joplin

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#35. Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Omaha in 2015-2019: 23 (#134 most common destination from Omaha)
- Migration from Joplin to Omaha: 3 (#66 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 20 to Joplin
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#34. Wichita, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Wichita in 2015-2019: 24 (#102 most common destination from Wichita)
- Migration from Joplin to Wichita: 123 (#12 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 99 to Wichita
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#33. Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Cape Girardeau in 2015-2019: 26 (#23 most common destination from Cape Girardeau)
- Migration from Joplin to Cape Girardeau: 10 (#53 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 16 to Joplin
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#32. St. Joseph, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from St. Joseph in 2015-2019: 28 (#23 most common destination from St. Joseph)
- Migration from Joplin to St. Joseph: 159 (#9 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 131 to St. Joseph
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#31. Pueblo, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Pueblo in 2015-2019: 29 (#36 most common destination from Pueblo)
- Migration from Joplin to Pueblo: 0 (#94 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 29 to Joplin

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

- Migration to Joplin from Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 31 (#197 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Migration from Joplin to Las Vegas: 31 (#30 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 0 to Joplin
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#29. Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Des Moines in 2015-2019: 32 (#86 most common destination from Des Moines)
- Migration from Joplin to Des Moines: 0 (#94 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 32 to Joplin
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#28. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Chicago in 2015-2019: 32 (#291 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Joplin to Chicago: 20 (#36 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 12 to Joplin
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#27. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Cleveland in 2015-2019: 38 (#143 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Migration from Joplin to Cleveland: 0 (#94 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 38 to Joplin
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#26. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from San Diego in 2015-2019: 40 (#231 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Joplin to San Diego: 0 (#94 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 40 to Joplin

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

- Migration to Joplin from Austin in 2015-2019: 44 (#166 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Joplin to Austin: 15 (#43 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 29 to Joplin
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#24. Ames, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Ames in 2015-2019: 46 (#34 most common destination from Ames)
- Migration from Joplin to Ames: 18 (#38 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 28 to Joplin
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#23. Jackson, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Jackson in 2015-2019: 48 (#22 most common destination from Jackson)
- Migration from Joplin to Jackson: 0 (#94 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 48 to Joplin
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#22. Idaho Falls, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Idaho Falls in 2015-2019: 49 (#20 most common destination from Idaho Falls)
- Migration from Joplin to Idaho Falls: 0 (#94 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 49 to Joplin
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#21. Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Little Rock in 2015-2019: 53 (#80 most common destination from Little Rock)
- Migration from Joplin to Little Rock: 15 (#43 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 38 to Joplin

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#20. Fresno, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Fresno in 2015-2019: 57 (#59 most common destination from Fresno)
- Migration from Joplin to Fresno: 0 (#94 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 57 to Joplin
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#19. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 57 (#226 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Joplin to Phoenix: 128 (#11 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 71 to Phoenix
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#18. Auburn-Opelika, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Auburn in 2015-2019: 61 (#34 most common destination from Auburn)
- Migration from Joplin to Auburn: 0 (#94 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 61 to Joplin
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#17. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Houston in 2015-2019: 71 (#202 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Joplin to Houston: 38 (#27 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 33 to Joplin
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#16. Enid, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Enid in 2015-2019: 76 (#10 most common destination from Enid)
- Migration from Joplin to Enid: 51 (#21 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 25 to Joplin

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#15. Columbia, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Columbia in 2015-2019: 92 (#23 most common destination from Columbia)
- Migration from Joplin to Columbia: 73 (#15 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 19 to Joplin
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#14. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Memphis in 2015-2019: 94 (#89 most common destination from Memphis)
- Migration from Joplin to Memphis: 0 (#94 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 94 to Joplin
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#13. Amarillo, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Amarillo in 2015-2019: 103 (#20 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Migration from Joplin to Amarillo: 0 (#94 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 103 to Joplin
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#12. Jefferson City, MO Metro Area

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

- Migration to Joplin from Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 123 (#62 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Migration from Joplin to Oklahoma City: 21 (#35 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 102 to Joplin

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#10. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 142 (#76 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Joplin to Indianapolis: 50 (#22 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 92 to Joplin
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#9. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Tampa in 2015-2019: 154 (#112 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Joplin to Tampa: 0 (#94 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 154 to Joplin
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#8. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 181 (#84 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Joplin to St. Louis: 314 (#5 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 133 to St. Louis
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#7. Spartanburg, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Spartanburg in 2015-2019: 198 (#8 most common destination from Spartanburg)
- Migration from Joplin to Spartanburg: 0 (#94 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 198 to Joplin
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#6. Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Grand Rapids in 2015-2019: 211 (#24 most common destination from Grand Rapids)
- Migration from Joplin to Grand Rapids: 0 (#94 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 211 to Joplin

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#5. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Tulsa in 2015-2019: 211 (#25 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Migration from Joplin to Tulsa: 139 (#10 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 72 to Joplin
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#4. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Dallas in 2015-2019: 239 (#114 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Joplin to Dallas: 222 (#6 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 17 to Joplin
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#3. Springfield, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Springfield in 2015-2019: 340 (#6 most common destination from Springfield)
- Migration from Joplin to Springfield: 560 (#1 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 220 to Springfield
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#2. Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 463 (#5 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Joplin to Fayetteville: 315 (#4 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 148 to Joplin
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#1. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 930 (#17 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Joplin to Kansas City: 553 (#2 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 377 to Joplin

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