Where people in Missoula are moving to most

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

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Missoula, MT 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 Missoula between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Pocatello, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Pocatello in 2015-2019: 18
- Migration from Pocatello to Missoula: 0
- Net migration: 18 to Pocatello
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#49. Coeur d'Alene, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Coeur d'Alene in 2015-2019: 19
- Migration from Coeur d'Alene to Missoula: 15 (#52 most common destination from Coeur d'Alene)
- Net migration: 4 to Coeur d'Alene
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#48. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Detroit in 2015-2019: 20
- Migration from Detroit to Missoula: 0
- Net migration: 20 to Detroit
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#47. Longview, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Longview in 2015-2019: 20
- Migration from Longview to Missoula: 0
- Net migration: 20 to Longview
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#46. Greeley, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Greeley in 2015-2019: 20
- Migration from Greeley to Missoula: 20 (#75 most common destination from Greeley)
- Net migration: 0 to Missoula

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#45. Wichita Falls, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita Falls in 2015-2019: 21
- Migration from Wichita Falls to Missoula: 0
- Net migration: 21 to Wichita Falls
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#44. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to North Port in 2015-2019: 23
- Migration from North Port to Missoula: 0
- Net migration: 23 to North Port
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#43. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Sacramento in 2015-2019: 23
- Migration from Sacramento to Missoula: 22 (#186 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Net migration: 1 to Sacramento
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#42. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 24
- Migration from Washington to Missoula: 0
- Net migration: 24 to Washington
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#41. Bellingham, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Bellingham in 2015-2019: 24
- Migration from Bellingham to Missoula: 5 (#81 most common destination from Bellingham)
- Net migration: 19 to Bellingham

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#40. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 25
- Migration from St. Louis to Missoula: 0
- Net migration: 25 to St. Louis
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#39. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 27
- Migration from Cincinnati to Missoula: 92 (#108 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Net migration: 65 to Missoula
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#38. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 29
- Migration from Los Angeles to Missoula: 106 (#205 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 77 to Missoula
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#37. Athens-Clarke County, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Athens in 2015-2019: 29
- Migration from Athens to Missoula: 0
- Net migration: 29 to Athens
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#36. Grand Junction, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Grand Junction in 2015-2019: 29
- Migration from Grand Junction to Missoula: 0
- Net migration: 29 to Grand Junction

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#35. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Orlando in 2015-2019: 30
- Migration from Orlando to Missoula: 0
- Net migration: 30 to Orlando
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#34. Kennewick-Richland, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Kennewick in 2015-2019: 30
- Migration from Kennewick to Missoula: 4 (#85 most common destination from Kennewick)
- Net migration: 26 to Kennewick
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#33. Fort Collins, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Collins in 2015-2019: 31
- Migration from Fort Collins to Missoula: 15 (#124 most common destination from Fort Collins)
- Net migration: 16 to Fort Collins
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#32. Boise City, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Boise City in 2015-2019: 32
- Migration from Boise City to Missoula: 48 (#82 most common destination from Boise City)
- Net migration: 16 to Missoula
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#31. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 34
- Migration from Austin to Missoula: 37 (#179 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 3 to Missoula

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#30. Flagstaff, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Flagstaff in 2015-2019: 36
- Migration from Flagstaff to Missoula: 0
- Net migration: 36 to Flagstaff
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#29. Lewiston, ID-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Lewiston in 2015-2019: 38
- Migration from Lewiston to Missoula: 24 (#23 most common destination from Lewiston)
- Net migration: 14 to Lewiston
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#28. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 39
- Migration from Minneapolis to Missoula: 121 (#102 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 82 to Missoula
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#27. Bloomington, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Bloomington in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from Bloomington to Missoula: 0
- Net migration: 40 to Bloomington
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#26. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 41
- Migration from Houston to Missoula: 0
- Net migration: 41 to Houston

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#25. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa in 2015-2019: 41
- Migration from Tulsa to Missoula: 32 (#100 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 9 to Tulsa
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#24. Bismarck, ND Metro Area

- Migration to Bismarck in 2015-2019: 42
- Migration from Bismarck to Missoula: 137 (#5 most common destination from Bismarck)
- Net migration: 95 to Missoula
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#23. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 45
- Migration from San Diego to Missoula: 239 (#93 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 194 to Missoula
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#22. Yakima, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima in 2015-2019: 47
- Migration from Yakima to Missoula: 0
- Net migration: 47 to Yakima
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#21. Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Olympia in 2015-2019: 51
- Migration from Olympia to Missoula: 2 (#130 most common destination from Olympia)
- Net migration: 49 to Olympia

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#20. Boulder, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Boulder in 2015-2019: 56
- Migration from Boulder to Missoula: 0
- Net migration: 56 to Boulder
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#19. Idaho Falls, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Idaho Falls in 2015-2019: 56
- Migration from Idaho Falls to Missoula: 0
- Net migration: 56 to Idaho Falls
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#18. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 58
- Migration from New York to Missoula: 42 (#276 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 16 to New York
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#17. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 59
- Migration from Denver to Missoula: 15 (#270 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 44 to Denver
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#16. Salt Lake City, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City in 2015-2019: 62
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Missoula: 43 (#113 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 19 to Salt Lake City

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

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 63
- Migration from Atlanta to Missoula: 146 (#160 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 83 to Missoula
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#14. Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque in 2015-2019: 63
- Migration from Albuquerque to Missoula: 0
- Net migration: 63 to Albuquerque
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#13. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Riverside in 2015-2019: 68
- Migration from Riverside to Missoula: 59 (#172 most common destination from Riverside)
- Net migration: 9 to Riverside
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#12. Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metro Area

- Migration to Providence in 2015-2019: 84
- Migration from Providence to Missoula: 0
- Net migration: 84 to Providence
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#11. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 92
- Migration from Portland to Missoula: 215 (#63 most common destination from Portland)
- Net migration: 123 to Missoula

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#10. Bend, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Bend in 2015-2019: 99
- Migration from Bend to Missoula: 9 (#84 most common destination from Bend)
- Net migration: 90 to Bend
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#9. Logan, UT-ID Metro Area

- Migration to Logan in 2015-2019: 99
- Migration from Logan to Missoula: 0
- Net migration: 99 to Logan
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#8. St. George, UT Metro Area

- Migration to St. George in 2015-2019: 111
- Migration from St. George to Missoula: 0
- Net migration: 111 to St. George
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#7. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 111
- Migration from Las Vegas to Missoula: 17 (#235 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 94 to Las Vegas
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#6. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Tucson in 2015-2019: 194
- Migration from Tucson to Missoula: 0
- Net migration: 194 to Tucson
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#5. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 198
- Migration from Seattle to Missoula: 323 (#77 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 125 to Missoula
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#4. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 223
- Migration from Phoenix to Missoula: 121 (#148 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 102 to Phoenix
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#3. Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Spokane in 2015-2019: 240
- Migration from Spokane to Missoula: 149 (#24 most common destination from Spokane)
- Net migration: 91 to Spokane
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#2. Great Falls, MT Metro Area

- Migration to Great Falls in 2015-2019: 433
- Migration from Great Falls to Missoula: 496 (#1 most common destination from Great Falls)
- Net migration: 63 to Missoula
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#1. Billings, MT Metro Area

- Migration to Billings in 2015-2019: 510
- Migration from Billings to Missoula: 642 (#1 most common destination from Billings)
- Net migration: 132 to Missoula

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