Where people in Springfield are moving to most

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July 18, 2022
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Where people in Springfield are moving to most

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

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#50. La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metro Area

- Migration to La Crosse in 2015-2019: 54
- Migration from La Crosse to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 54 to La Crosse
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#49. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 56
- Migration from Fayetteville to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 56 to Fayetteville
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#48. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Columbia in 2015-2019: 58
- Migration from Columbia to Springfield: 12 (#162 most common destination from Columbia)
- Net migration: 46 to Columbia
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#47. Anchorage, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Anchorage in 2015-2019: 60
- Migration from Anchorage to Springfield: 238 (#24 most common destination from Anchorage)
- Net migration: 178 to Springfield
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#46. Longview, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Longview in 2015-2019: 63
- Migration from Longview to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 63 to Longview

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#45. Asheville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Asheville in 2015-2019: 64
- Migration from Asheville to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 64 to Asheville
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#44. Wichita, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita in 2015-2019: 66
- Migration from Wichita to Springfield: 111 (#33 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 45 to Springfield
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#43. Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Des Moines in 2015-2019: 67
- Migration from Des Moines to Springfield: 55 (#57 most common destination from Des Moines)
- Net migration: 12 to Des Moines
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#42. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 68
- Migration from Washington to Springfield: 40 (#268 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 28 to Washington
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#41. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 70
- Migration from Portland to Springfield: 36 (#183 most common destination from Portland)
- Net migration: 34 to Portland

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#40. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 70
- Migration from Seattle to Springfield: 153 (#123 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 83 to Springfield
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#39. Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Albany in 2015-2019: 71
- Migration from Albany to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 71 to Albany
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#38. Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Deltona in 2015-2019: 78
- Migration from Deltona to Springfield: 45 (#79 most common destination from Deltona)
- Net migration: 33 to Deltona
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#37. Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Daphne in 2015-2019: 79
- Migration from Daphne to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 79 to Daphne
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#36. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to San Antonio in 2015-2019: 81
- Migration from San Antonio to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 81 to San Antonio

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#35. Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Cape Girardeau in 2015-2019: 82
- Migration from Cape Girardeau to Springfield: 171 (#6 most common destination from Cape Girardeau)
- Net migration: 89 to Springfield
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#34. Naples-Marco Island, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Naples in 2015-2019: 84
- Migration from Naples to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 84 to Naples
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#33. Lubbock, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Lubbock in 2015-2019: 85
- Migration from Lubbock to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 85 to Lubbock
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#32. Green Bay, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Green Bay in 2015-2019: 85
- Migration from Green Bay to Springfield: 13 (#73 most common destination from Green Bay)
- Net migration: 72 to Green Bay
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#31. Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metro Area

- Migration to Omaha in 2015-2019: 86
- Migration from Omaha to Springfield: 46 (#102 most common destination from Omaha)
- Net migration: 40 to Omaha

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#30. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 101
- Migration from Colorado Springs to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 101 to Colorado Springs
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#29. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Cape Coral in 2015-2019: 102
- Migration from Cape Coral to Springfield: 26 (#121 most common destination from Cape Coral)
- Net migration: 76 to Cape Coral
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#28. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte in 2015-2019: 103
- Migration from Charlotte to Springfield: 27 (#206 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 76 to Charlotte
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#27. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 110
- Migration from Cincinnati to Springfield: 16 (#202 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Net migration: 94 to Cincinnati
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#26. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Riverside in 2015-2019: 112
- Migration from Riverside to Springfield: 185 (#97 most common destination from Riverside)
- Net migration: 73 to Springfield

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#25. Yuba City, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Yuba City in 2015-2019: 115
- Migration from Yuba City to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 115 to Yuba City
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#24. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 122
- Migration from Atlanta to Springfield: 108 (#181 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 14 to Atlanta
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#23. Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Beaumont in 2015-2019: 123
- Migration from Beaumont to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 123 to Beaumont
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#22. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 126
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Springfield: 80 (#87 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 46 to Oklahoma City
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#21. Bakersfield, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Bakersfield in 2015-2019: 137
- Migration from Bakersfield to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 137 to Bakersfield

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

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 142
- Migration from Tampa to Springfield: 107 (#136 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 35 to Tampa
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#19. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 142
- Migration from Phoenix to Springfield: 183 (#111 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 41 to Springfield
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#18. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 151
- Migration from Houston to Springfield: 42 (#242 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 109 to Houston
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#17. Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Little Rock in 2015-2019: 152
- Migration from Little Rock to Springfield: 65 (#69 most common destination from Little Rock)
- Net migration: 87 to Little Rock
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#16. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 181
- Migration from Denver to Springfield: 102 (#141 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 79 to Denver

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#15. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Pensacola in 2015-2019: 200
- Migration from Pensacola to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 200 to Pensacola
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#14. Manhattan, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Manhattan in 2015-2019: 200
- Migration from Manhattan to Springfield: 87 (#40 most common destination from Manhattan)
- Net migration: 113 to Manhattan
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#13. St. Joseph, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to St. Joseph in 2015-2019: 206
- Migration from St. Joseph to Springfield: 232 (#6 most common destination from St. Joseph)
- Net migration: 26 to Springfield
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#12. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 232
- Migration from Austin to Springfield: 78 (#122 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 154 to Austin
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#11. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa in 2015-2019: 239
- Migration from Tulsa to Springfield: 186 (#30 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 53 to Tulsa

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#10. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 242
- Migration from Chicago to Springfield: 338 (#127 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 96 to Springfield
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#9. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 255
- Migration from Los Angeles to Springfield: 266 (#124 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 11 to Springfield
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#8. Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Milwaukee in 2015-2019: 283
- Migration from Milwaukee to Springfield: 152 (#59 most common destination from Milwaukee)
- Net migration: 131 to Milwaukee
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#7. Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 289
- Migration from Fayetteville to Springfield: 355 (#9 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Net migration: 66 to Springfield
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#6. Joplin, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin in 2015-2019: 340
- Migration from Joplin to Springfield: 560 (#1 most common destination from Joplin)
- Net migration: 220 to Springfield

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#5. Jefferson City, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Jefferson City in 2015-2019: 483
- Migration from Jefferson City to Springfield: 604 (#3 most common destination from Jefferson City)
- Net migration: 121 to Springfield
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#4. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 525
- Migration from Dallas to Springfield: 559 (#64 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 34 to Springfield
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#3. Columbia, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Columbia in 2015-2019: 563
- Migration from Columbia to Springfield: 910 (#4 most common destination from Columbia)
- Net migration: 347 to Springfield
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#2. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 1,583
- Migration from St. Louis to Springfield: 3,468 (#2 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Net migration: 1,885 to Springfield
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#1. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Kansas City in 2015-2019: 2,569
- Migration from Kansas City to Springfield: 2,518 (#4 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Net migration: 51 to Kansas City

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