Metros sending the most people to Ocean City

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Ocean City

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

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#43. Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Poughkeepsie in 2015-2019: 10 (#145 most common destination from Poughkeepsie)
- Migration from Ocean City to Poughkeepsie: 0 (#67 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 10 to Ocean City
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#42. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Houston in 2015-2019: 11 (#305 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Ocean City to Houston: 0 (#67 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 11 to Ocean City
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#41. Greenville-Anderson, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Greenville in 2015-2019: 11 (#148 most common destination from Greenville)
- Migration from Ocean City to Greenville: 15 (#36 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 4 to Greenville
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#40. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Charleston in 2015-2019: 11 (#175 most common destination from Charleston)
- Migration from Ocean City to Charleston: 19 (#31 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 8 to Charleston
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#39. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from North Port in 2015-2019: 12 (#186 most common destination from North Port)
- Migration from Ocean City to North Port: 30 (#22 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 18 to North Port

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#38. Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Harrisburg in 2015-2019: 13 (#138 most common destination from Harrisburg)
- Migration from Ocean City to Harrisburg: 0 (#67 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 13 to Ocean City
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#37. Anchorage, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Anchorage in 2015-2019: 14 (#170 most common destination from Anchorage)
- Migration from Ocean City to Anchorage: 0 (#67 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 14 to Ocean City
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#36. Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Albany in 2015-2019: 15 (#135 most common destination from Albany)
- Migration from Ocean City to Albany: 0 (#67 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 15 to Ocean City
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#35. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 15 (#301 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Ocean City to Atlanta: 0 (#67 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 15 to Ocean City
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#34. Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Davenport in 2015-2019: 16 (#91 most common destination from Davenport)
- Migration from Ocean City to Davenport: 0 (#67 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 16 to Ocean City

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#33. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from San Diego in 2015-2019: 16 (#276 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Ocean City to San Diego: 31 (#21 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 15 to San Diego
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#32. California-Lexington Park, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from California in 2015-2019: 17 (#55 most common destination from California)
- Migration from Ocean City to California: 0 (#67 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 17 to Ocean City
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#31. Fairbanks, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Fairbanks in 2015-2019: 18 (#93 most common destination from Fairbanks)
- Migration from Ocean City to Fairbanks: 0 (#67 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 18 to Ocean City
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#30. Kingston, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Kingston in 2015-2019: 22 (#42 most common destination from Kingston)
- Migration from Ocean City to Kingston: 0 (#67 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 22 to Ocean City
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#29. Altoona, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Altoona in 2015-2019: 25 (#23 most common destination from Altoona)
- Migration from Ocean City to Altoona: 0 (#67 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 25 to Ocean City

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#28. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 28 (#297 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Ocean City to Los Angeles: 9 (#40 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 19 to Ocean City
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#27. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 29 (#204 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Migration from Ocean City to Las Vegas: 0 (#67 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 29 to Ocean City
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#26. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 29 (#278 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Ocean City to Phoenix: 33 (#18 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 4 to Phoenix
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#25. Bismarck, ND Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Bismarck in 2015-2019: 31 (#28 most common destination from Bismarck)
- Migration from Ocean City to Bismarck: 0 (#67 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 31 to Ocean City
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#24. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 31 (#201 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Ocean City to Virginia Beach: 110 (#7 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 79 to Virginia Beach

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#23. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Miami in 2015-2019: 34 (#236 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Ocean City to Miami: 49 (#14 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 15 to Miami
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#22. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Palm Bay in 2015-2019: 34 (#106 most common destination from Palm Bay)
- Migration from Ocean City to Palm Bay: 156 (#6 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 122 to Palm Bay
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#21. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Seattle in 2015-2019: 37 (#225 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Ocean City to Seattle: 62 (#10 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 25 to Seattle
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#20. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Myrtle Beach in 2015-2019: 39 (#95 most common destination from Myrtle Beach)
- Migration from Ocean City to Myrtle Beach: 0 (#67 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 39 to Ocean City
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#19. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Riverside in 2015-2019: 43 (#193 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Ocean City to Riverside: 0 (#67 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 43 to Ocean City

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#18. Norwich-New London, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Norwich in 2015-2019: 43 (#49 most common destination from Norwich)
- Migration from Ocean City to Norwich: 192 (#4 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 149 to Norwich
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#17. Savannah, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Savannah in 2015-2019: 45 (#80 most common destination from Savannah)
- Migration from Ocean City to Savannah: 0 (#67 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 45 to Ocean City
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#16. Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Scranton in 2015-2019: 45 (#63 most common destination from Scranton)
- Migration from Ocean City to Scranton: 0 (#67 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 45 to Ocean City
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#15. Fresno, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Fresno in 2015-2019: 47 (#68 most common destination from Fresno)
- Migration from Ocean City to Fresno: 0 (#67 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 47 to Ocean City
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#14. Port St. Lucie, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Port St. Lucie in 2015-2019: 48 (#58 most common destination from Port St. Lucie)
- Migration from Ocean City to Port St. Lucie: 0 (#67 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 48 to Ocean City

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#13. Jacksonville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 54 (#88 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Ocean City to Jacksonville: 0 (#67 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 54 to Ocean City
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#12. Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Santa Rosa in 2015-2019: 55 (#60 most common destination from Santa Rosa)
- Migration from Ocean City to Santa Rosa: 21 (#30 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 34 to Ocean City
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#11. Richmond, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Richmond in 2015-2019: 61 (#98 most common destination from Richmond)
- Migration from Ocean City to Richmond: 17 (#32 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 44 to Ocean City
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#10. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 76 (#137 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Ocean City to Charlotte: 0 (#67 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 76 to Ocean City
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#9. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Boston in 2015-2019: 86 (#144 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Ocean City to Boston: 0 (#67 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 86 to Ocean City

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#8. Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Vineland in 2015-2019: 93 (#6 most common destination from Vineland)
- Migration from Ocean City to Vineland: 165 (#5 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 72 to Vineland
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#7. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Bridgeport in 2015-2019: 94 (#59 most common destination from Bridgeport)
- Migration from Ocean City to Bridgeport: 0 (#67 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 94 to Ocean City
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#6. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Tampa in 2015-2019: 95 (#146 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Ocean City to Tampa: 33 (#18 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 62 to Ocean City
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#5. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Washington in 2015-2019: 99 (#210 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Ocean City to Washington: 7 (#43 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 92 to Ocean City
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#4. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 155 (#109 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Ocean City to San Francisco: 0 (#67 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 155 to Ocean City

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#3. Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Atlantic City in 2015-2019: 404 (#4 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Migration from Ocean City to Atlantic City: 1,228 (#1 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 824 to Atlantic City
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#2. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from New York in 2015-2019: 539 (#116 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Ocean City to New York: 445 (#3 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 94 to Ocean City
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#1. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Ocean City from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 2,729 (#17 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Ocean City to Philadelphia: 975 (#2 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Net migration: 1,754 to Ocean City

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