Where people in Lincoln are moving to most

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

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

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#50. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 38
- Migration from Portland to Lincoln: 19 (#219 most common destination from Portland)
- Net migration: 19 to Portland
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#49. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Riverside in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from Riverside to Lincoln: 51 (#182 most common destination from Riverside)
- Net migration: 11 to Lincoln
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#48. Muncie, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Muncie in 2015-2019: 41
- Migration from Muncie to Lincoln: 0
- Net migration: 41 to Muncie
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#47. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Raleigh in 2015-2019: 42
- Migration from Raleigh to Lincoln: 148 (#59 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Net migration: 106 to Lincoln
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#46. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 43
- Migration from San Francisco to Lincoln: 16 (#232 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 27 to San Francisco

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#45. Salt Lake City, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City in 2015-2019: 44
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Lincoln: 145 (#55 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 101 to Lincoln
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#44. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 44
- Migration from San Diego to Lincoln: 283 (#85 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 239 to Lincoln
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#43. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 44
- Migration from Tampa to Lincoln: 17 (#274 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 27 to Tampa
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#42. Port St. Lucie, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Port St. Lucie in 2015-2019: 45
- Migration from Port St. Lucie to Lincoln: 0
- Net migration: 45 to Port St. Lucie
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#41. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to San Antonio in 2015-2019: 46
- Migration from San Antonio to Lincoln: 9 (#253 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Net migration: 37 to San Antonio

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#40. Laredo, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Laredo in 2015-2019: 47
- Migration from Laredo to Lincoln: 0
- Net migration: 47 to Laredo
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#39. Gainesville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville in 2015-2019: 48
- Migration from Gainesville to Lincoln: 14 (#112 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 34 to Gainesville
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#38. Rapid City, SD Metro Area

- Migration to Rapid City in 2015-2019: 51
- Migration from Rapid City to Lincoln: 15 (#72 most common destination from Rapid City)
- Net migration: 36 to Rapid City
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#37. Casper, WY Metro Area

- Migration to Casper in 2015-2019: 52
- Migration from Casper to Lincoln: 0
- Net migration: 52 to Casper
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#36. Sioux City, IA-NE-SD Metro Area

- Migration to Sioux City in 2015-2019: 53
- Migration from Sioux City to Lincoln: 338 (#6 most common destination from Sioux City)
- Net migration: 285 to Lincoln

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#35. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Urban Honolulu in 2015-2019: 53
- Migration from Urban Honolulu to Lincoln: 5 (#234 most common destination from Urban Honolulu)
- Net migration: 48 to Urban Honolulu
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#34. Lawrence, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Lawrence in 2015-2019: 53
- Migration from Lawrence to Lincoln: 8 (#87 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Net migration: 45 to Lawrence
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#33. Bakersfield, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Bakersfield in 2015-2019: 55
- Migration from Bakersfield to Lincoln: 0
- Net migration: 55 to Bakersfield
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#32. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Sacramento in 2015-2019: 57
- Migration from Sacramento to Lincoln: 19 (#190 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Net migration: 38 to Sacramento
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#31. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Boston in 2015-2019: 58
- Migration from Boston to Lincoln: 10 (#261 most common destination from Boston)
- Net migration: 48 to Boston

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#30. Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Des Moines in 2015-2019: 60
- Migration from Des Moines to Lincoln: 84 (#43 most common destination from Des Moines)
- Net migration: 24 to Lincoln
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#29. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 60
- Migration from Indianapolis to Lincoln: 16 (#219 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Net migration: 44 to Indianapolis
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#28. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa in 2015-2019: 63
- Migration from Tulsa to Lincoln: 111 (#42 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 48 to Lincoln
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#27. Fort Wayne, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Wayne in 2015-2019: 64
- Migration from Fort Wayne to Lincoln: 0
- Net migration: 64 to Fort Wayne
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#26. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland in 2015-2019: 74
- Migration from Cleveland to Lincoln: 41 (#141 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 33 to Cleveland

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#25. Winchester, VA-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Winchester in 2015-2019: 74
- Migration from Winchester to Lincoln: 0
- Net migration: 74 to Winchester
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#24. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 76
- Migration from Seattle to Lincoln: 58 (#190 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 18 to Seattle
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#23. Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Grand Rapids in 2015-2019: 82
- Migration from Grand Rapids to Lincoln: 44 (#92 most common destination from Grand Rapids)
- Net migration: 38 to Grand Rapids
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#22. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 86
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Lincoln: 57 (#102 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 29 to Oklahoma City
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#21. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 90
- Migration from Minneapolis to Lincoln: 408 (#49 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 318 to Lincoln

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

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 93
- Migration from Atlanta to Lincoln: 94 (#189 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 1 to Lincoln
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#19. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Detroit in 2015-2019: 102
- Migration from Detroit to Lincoln: 30 (#204 most common destination from Detroit)
- Net migration: 72 to Detroit
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#18. Greeley, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Greeley in 2015-2019: 109
- Migration from Greeley to Lincoln: 21 (#73 most common destination from Greeley)
- Net migration: 88 to Greeley
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#17. Huntsville, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Huntsville in 2015-2019: 123
- Migration from Huntsville to Lincoln: 0
- Net migration: 123 to Huntsville
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#16. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 134
- Migration from Los Angeles to Lincoln: 194 (#153 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 60 to Lincoln

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#15. Dayton-Kettering, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton in 2015-2019: 138
- Migration from Dayton to Lincoln: 24 (#118 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 114 to Dayton
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#14. Fort Collins, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Collins in 2015-2019: 138
- Migration from Fort Collins to Lincoln: 67 (#54 most common destination from Fort Collins)
- Net migration: 71 to Fort Collins
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#13. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 148
- Migration from Phoenix to Lincoln: 79 (#198 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 69 to Phoenix
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#12. Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Oxnard in 2015-2019: 150
- Migration from Oxnard to Lincoln: 47 (#81 most common destination from Oxnard)
- Net migration: 103 to Oxnard
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#11. Ames, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Ames in 2015-2019: 153
- Migration from Ames to Lincoln: 107 (#17 most common destination from Ames)
- Net migration: 46 to Ames

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

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 165
- Migration from Austin to Lincoln: 62 (#137 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 103 to Austin
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#9. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 167
- Migration from Chicago to Lincoln: 419 (#111 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 252 to Lincoln
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#8. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 168
- Migration from New York to Lincoln: 86 (#232 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 82 to New York
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#7. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 195
- Migration from St. Louis to Lincoln: 120 (#114 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Net migration: 75 to St. Louis
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#6. Grand Island, NE Metro Area

- Migration to Grand Island in 2015-2019: 202
- Migration from Grand Island to Lincoln: 1,510 (#1 most common destination from Grand Island)
- Net migration: 1,308 to Lincoln
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#5. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 262
- Migration from Dallas to Lincoln: 419 (#72 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 157 to Lincoln
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#4. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 326
- Migration from Washington to Lincoln: 248 (#140 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 78 to Washington
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#3. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 512
- Migration from Denver to Lincoln: 488 (#47 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 24 to Denver
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#2. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Kansas City in 2015-2019: 520
- Migration from Kansas City to Lincoln: 296 (#47 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Net migration: 224 to Kansas City
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#1. Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metro Area

- Migration to Omaha in 2015-2019: 3,898
- Migration from Omaha to Lincoln: 5,392 (#1 most common destination from Omaha)
- Net migration: 1,494 to Lincoln

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