Metros sending the most people to Atlantic City

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April 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Atlantic City

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

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#47. Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Albany in 2015-2019: 10 (#150 most common destination from Albany)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Albany: 40 (#41 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 30 to Albany
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#46. Wichita Falls, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Wichita Falls in 2015-2019: 11 (#84 most common destination from Wichita Falls)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Wichita Falls: 0 (#109 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 11 to Atlantic City
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#45. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Cleveland in 2015-2019: 12 (#211 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Cleveland: 0 (#109 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 12 to Atlantic City
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#44. Florence, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Florence in 2015-2019: 12 (#64 most common destination from Florence)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Florence: 0 (#109 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 12 to Atlantic City
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#43. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Bridgeport in 2015-2019: 14 (#145 most common destination from Bridgeport)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Bridgeport: 19 (#62 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 5 to Bridgeport

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#42. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from North Port in 2015-2019: 14 (#178 most common destination from North Port)
- Migration from Atlantic City to North Port: 66 (#26 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 52 to North Port
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#41. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Dallas in 2015-2019: 14 (#308 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Dallas: 197 (#7 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 183 to Dallas
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#40. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 18 (#230 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Las Vegas: 188 (#8 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 170 to Las Vegas
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#39. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Charleston in 2015-2019: 19 (#147 most common destination from Charleston)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Charleston: 65 (#27 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 46 to Charleston
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#38. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Houston in 2015-2019: 22 (#270 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Houston: 53 (#31 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 31 to Houston

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#37. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Columbus in 2015-2019: 22 (#195 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Columbus: 79 (#21 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 57 to Columbus
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#36. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Washington in 2015-2019: 22 (#293 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Washington: 158 (#12 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 136 to Washington
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#35. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Cape Coral in 2015-2019: 24 (#125 most common destination from Cape Coral)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Cape Coral: 52 (#33 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 28 to Cape Coral
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#34. Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Brownsville in 2015-2019: 25 (#53 most common destination from Brownsville)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Brownsville: 0 (#109 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 25 to Atlantic City
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#33. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 25 (#192 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Pittsburgh: 6 (#92 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 19 to Atlantic City

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#32. Worcester, MA-CT Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Worcester in 2015-2019: 26 (#110 most common destination from Worcester)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Worcester: 0 (#109 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 26 to Atlantic City
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#31. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 28 (#297 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Los Angeles: 41 (#39 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 13 to Los Angeles
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#30. Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Buffalo in 2015-2019: 31 (#110 most common destination from Buffalo)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Buffalo: 0 (#109 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 31 to Atlantic City
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#29. Greensboro-High Point, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Greensboro in 2015-2019: 31 (#93 most common destination from Greensboro)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Greensboro: 21 (#61 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 10 to Atlantic City
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#28. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Nashville in 2015-2019: 32 (#183 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Nashville: 0 (#109 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 32 to Atlantic City

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#27. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 34 (#192 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Atlantic City to San Francisco: 33 (#47 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 1 to Atlantic City
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#26. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Myrtle Beach in 2015-2019: 35 (#101 most common destination from Myrtle Beach)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Myrtle Beach: 47 (#37 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 12 to Myrtle Beach
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#25. Utica-Rome, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Utica in 2015-2019: 36 (#44 most common destination from Utica)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Utica: 0 (#109 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 36 to Atlantic City
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#24. Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Poughkeepsie in 2015-2019: 38 (#94 most common destination from Poughkeepsie)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Poughkeepsie: 15 (#70 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 23 to Atlantic City
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#23. Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Albuquerque in 2015-2019: 39 (#114 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Albuquerque: 0 (#109 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 39 to Atlantic City

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#22. New Haven-Milford, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from New Haven in 2015-2019: 40 (#98 most common destination from New Haven)
- Migration from Atlantic City to New Haven: 49 (#34 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 9 to New Haven
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#21. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 46 (#245 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Atlanta: 62 (#28 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 16 to Atlanta
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#20. Norwich-New London, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Norwich in 2015-2019: 47 (#44 most common destination from Norwich)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Norwich: 41 (#39 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 6 to Atlantic City
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#19. Billings, MT Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Billings in 2015-2019: 48 (#24 most common destination from Billings)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Billings: 0 (#109 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 48 to Atlantic City
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#18. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Chicago in 2015-2019: 50 (#270 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Chicago: 36 (#45 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 14 to Atlantic City

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#17. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Boston in 2015-2019: 52 (#172 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Boston: 17 (#67 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 35 to Atlantic City
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#16. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 60 (#151 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Charlotte: 62 (#28 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 2 to Charlotte
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#15. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Tampa in 2015-2019: 69 (#170 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Tampa: 105 (#18 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 36 to Tampa
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#14. Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Sebastian in 2015-2019: 75 (#17 most common destination from Sebastian)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Sebastian: 0 (#109 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 75 to Atlantic City
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#13. Lancaster, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Lancaster in 2015-2019: 75 (#46 most common destination from Lancaster)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Lancaster: 173 (#9 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 98 to Lancaster

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#12. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 86 (#126 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Baltimore: 165 (#11 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 79 to Baltimore
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#11. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Miami in 2015-2019: 89 (#173 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Miami: 149 (#13 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 60 to Miami
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#10. Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Allentown in 2015-2019: 96 (#50 most common destination from Allentown)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Allentown: 169 (#10 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 73 to Allentown
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#9. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Orlando in 2015-2019: 111 (#113 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Orlando: 48 (#35 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 63 to Atlantic City
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#8. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Killeen in 2015-2019: 173 (#42 most common destination from Killeen)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Killeen: 22 (#59 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 151 to Atlantic City

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#7. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from New Orleans in 2015-2019: 182 (#48 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Migration from Atlantic City to New Orleans: 0 (#109 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 182 to Atlantic City
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#6. Lima, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Lima in 2015-2019: 228 (#3 most common destination from Lima)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Lima: 0 (#109 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 228 to Atlantic City
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#5. Trenton-Princeton, NJ Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Trenton in 2015-2019: 353 (#4 most common destination from Trenton)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Trenton: 352 (#5 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 1 to Atlantic City
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#4. Ocean City, NJ Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Ocean City in 2015-2019: 1,228 (#1 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Ocean City: 404 (#4 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 824 to Atlantic City
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#3. Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Vineland in 2015-2019: 1,320 (#3 most common destination from Vineland)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Vineland: 1,181 (#3 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 139 to Atlantic City

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#2. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from New York in 2015-2019: 1,888 (#59 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Atlantic City to New York: 2,547 (#2 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 659 to New York
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#1. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Atlantic City from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 3,138 (#14 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Atlantic City to Philadelphia: 2,664 (#1 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Net migration: 474 to Atlantic City

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