Metros sending the most people to Las Vegas

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April 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Las Vegas

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

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#50. Valdosta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Valdosta in 2015-2019: 336 (#3 most common destination from Valdosta)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Valdosta: 51 (#155 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 285 to Las Vegas
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#49. Twin Falls, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Twin Falls in 2015-2019: 352 (#2 most common destination from Twin Falls)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Twin Falls: 64 (#140 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 288 to Las Vegas
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#48. Visalia, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Visalia in 2015-2019: 352 (#10 most common destination from Visalia)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Visalia: 331 (#49 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 21 to Las Vegas
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#47. Rochester, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Rochester in 2015-2019: 357 (#17 most common destination from Rochester)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Rochester: 36 (#185 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 321 to Las Vegas
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#46. Boise City, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Boise City in 2015-2019: 378 (#11 most common destination from Boise City)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Boise City: 426 (#39 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 48 to Boise City

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#45. Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Crestview in 2015-2019: 396 (#10 most common destination from Crestview)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Crestview: 74 (#129 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 322 to Las Vegas
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#44. Greeley, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Greeley in 2015-2019: 402 (#4 most common destination from Greeley)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Greeley: 131 (#89 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 271 to Las Vegas
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#43. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 434 (#41 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Charlotte: 360 (#47 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 74 to Las Vegas
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#42. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Austin in 2015-2019: 441 (#38 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Austin: 380 (#44 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 61 to Las Vegas
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#41. Stockton, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Stockton in 2015-2019: 447 (#14 most common destination from Stockton)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Stockton: 370 (#46 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 77 to Las Vegas

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#40. Anchorage, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Anchorage in 2015-2019: 462 (#10 most common destination from Anchorage)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Anchorage: 795 (#21 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 333 to Anchorage
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#39. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Boston in 2015-2019: 466 (#55 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Boston: 495 (#32 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 29 to Boston
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#38. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 477 (#42 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Baltimore: 183 (#70 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 294 to Las Vegas
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#37. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 509 (#35 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Las Vegas to San Antonio: 977 (#14 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 468 to San Antonio
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#36. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 532 (#29 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Las Vegas to St. Louis: 698 (#25 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 166 to St. Louis

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#35. Fresno, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Fresno in 2015-2019: 569 (#13 most common destination from Fresno)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Fresno: 356 (#48 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 213 to Las Vegas
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#34. St. George, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from St. George in 2015-2019: 572 (#4 most common destination from St. George)
- Migration from Las Vegas to St. George: 780 (#22 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 208 to St. George
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#33. Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Ogden in 2015-2019: 636 (#6 most common destination from Ogden)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Ogden: 400 (#42 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 236 to Las Vegas
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#32. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Houston in 2015-2019: 702 (#47 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Houston: 1,490 (#7 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 788 to Houston
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#31. Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Lake Havasu City in 2015-2019: 744 (#4 most common destination from Lake Havasu City)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Lake Havasu City: 1,463 (#8 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 719 to Lake Havasu City

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#30. Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Oxnard in 2015-2019: 788 (#9 most common destination from Oxnard)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Oxnard: 103 (#106 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 685 to Las Vegas
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#29. Provo-Orem, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Provo in 2015-2019: 801 (#6 most common destination from Provo)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Provo: 859 (#19 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 58 to Provo
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#28. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Tucson in 2015-2019: 806 (#8 most common destination from Tucson)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Tucson: 650 (#27 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 156 to Las Vegas
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#27. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Tampa in 2015-2019: 808 (#26 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Tampa: 429 (#37 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 379 to Las Vegas
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#26. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Dallas in 2015-2019: 830 (#50 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Dallas: 1,539 (#6 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 709 to Dallas

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

- Migration to Las Vegas from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 833 (#53 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Atlanta: 523 (#30 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 310 to Las Vegas
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#24. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Orlando in 2015-2019: 837 (#25 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Orlando: 548 (#29 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 289 to Las Vegas
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#23. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 841 (#42 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Philadelphia: 396 (#43 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 445 to Las Vegas
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#22. Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Albuquerque in 2015-2019: 843 (#6 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Albuquerque: 441 (#35 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 402 to Las Vegas
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#21. Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Kahului in 2015-2019: 858 (#2 most common destination from Kahului)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Kahului: 217 (#65 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 641 to Las Vegas

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#20. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Washington in 2015-2019: 859 (#61 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Washington: 610 (#28 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 249 to Las Vegas
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#19. Bakersfield, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Bakersfield in 2015-2019: 888 (#8 most common destination from Bakersfield)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Bakersfield: 300 (#53 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 588 to Las Vegas
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#18. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Detroit in 2015-2019: 933 (#20 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Detroit: 680 (#26 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 253 to Las Vegas
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#17. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Portland in 2015-2019: 1,090 (#16 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Portland: 880 (#18 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 210 to Las Vegas
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#16. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 1,118 (#18 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Minneapolis: 459 (#34 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 659 to Las Vegas

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#15. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Sacramento in 2015-2019: 1,160 (#16 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Sacramento: 1,041 (#12 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 119 to Las Vegas
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#14. Salt Lake City, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Salt Lake City in 2015-2019: 1,189 (#7 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City: 1,152 (#11 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 37 to Las Vegas
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#13. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Miami in 2015-2019: 1,211 (#31 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Miami: 316 (#51 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 895 to Las Vegas
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#12. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from San Jose in 2015-2019: 1,608 (#15 most common destination from San Jose)
- Migration from Las Vegas to San Jose: 324 (#50 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 1,284 to Las Vegas
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#11. Reno, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Reno in 2015-2019: 1,879 (#1 most common destination from Reno)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Reno: 3,982 (#2 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 2,103 to Reno

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

- Migration to Las Vegas from Seattle in 2015-2019: 2,018 (#13 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Seattle: 961 (#15 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 1,057 to Las Vegas
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#9. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Denver in 2015-2019: 2,081 (#10 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Denver: 1,414 (#9 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 667 to Las Vegas
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#8. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 2,353 (#22 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Las Vegas to San Francisco: 1,282 (#10 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 1,071 to Las Vegas
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#7. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from New York in 2015-2019: 2,357 (#47 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Las Vegas to New York: 903 (#17 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 1,454 to Las Vegas
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#6. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Urban Honolulu in 2015-2019: 2,457 (#1 most common destination from Urban Honolulu)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Urban Honolulu: 817 (#20 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 1,640 to Las Vegas

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

- Migration to Las Vegas from Chicago in 2015-2019: 2,661 (#27 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Chicago: 979 (#13 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 1,682 to Las Vegas
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#4. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from San Diego in 2015-2019: 2,709 (#10 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Las Vegas to San Diego: 1,757 (#5 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 952 to Las Vegas
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#3. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 2,990 (#8 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Phoenix: 2,895 (#3 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 95 to Las Vegas
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#2. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Riverside in 2015-2019: 4,612 (#4 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Riverside: 2,778 (#4 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 1,834 to Las Vegas
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#1. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 15,765 (#4 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Las Vegas to Los Angeles: 5,220 (#1 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 10,545 to Las Vegas

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