Metros sending the most people to Trenton

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Trenton

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

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#50. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Clarksville in 2015-2019: 31 (#117 most common destination from Clarksville)
- Migration from Trenton to Clarksville: 0 (#147 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 31 to Trenton
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#49. Jonesboro, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Jonesboro in 2015-2019: 32 (#21 most common destination from Jonesboro)
- Migration from Trenton to Jonesboro: 0 (#147 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 32 to Trenton
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#48. Columbia, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Columbia in 2015-2019: 34 (#58 most common destination from Columbia)
- Migration from Trenton to Columbia: 0 (#147 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 34 to Trenton
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#47. Charlottesville, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Charlottesville in 2015-2019: 34 (#65 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Migration from Trenton to Charlottesville: 107 (#32 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 73 to Charlottesville
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#46. Brunswick, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Brunswick in 2015-2019: 36 (#24 most common destination from Brunswick)
- Migration from Trenton to Brunswick: 0 (#147 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 36 to Trenton

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

- Migration to Trenton from Albany in 2015-2019: 36 (#103 most common destination from Albany)
- Migration from Trenton to Albany: 26 (#77 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 10 to Trenton
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#44. Kennewick-Richland, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Kennewick in 2015-2019: 38 (#41 most common destination from Kennewick)
- Migration from Trenton to Kennewick: 0 (#147 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 38 to Trenton
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#43. Abilene, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Abilene in 2015-2019: 38 (#44 most common destination from Abilene)
- Migration from Trenton to Abilene: 5 (#124 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 33 to Trenton
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#42. Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Harrisburg in 2015-2019: 41 (#82 most common destination from Harrisburg)
- Migration from Trenton to Harrisburg: 76 (#43 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 35 to Harrisburg
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#41. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 41 (#156 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Migration from Trenton to Cincinnati: 78 (#42 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 37 to Cincinnati

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#40. Fort Collins, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Fort Collins in 2015-2019: 42 (#76 most common destination from Fort Collins)
- Migration from Trenton to Fort Collins: 0 (#147 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 42 to Trenton
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#39. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Orlando in 2015-2019: 42 (#175 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Trenton to Orlando: 321 (#10 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 279 to Orlando
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#38. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from San Jose in 2015-2019: 45 (#122 most common destination from San Jose)
- Migration from Trenton to San Jose: 88 (#38 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 43 to San Jose
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#37. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Austin in 2015-2019: 46 (#162 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Trenton to Austin: 0 (#147 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 46 to Trenton
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#36. Anchorage, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Anchorage in 2015-2019: 48 (#88 most common destination from Anchorage)
- Migration from Trenton to Anchorage: 0 (#147 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 48 to Trenton

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#35. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 50 (#176 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Trenton to Minneapolis: 14 (#97 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 36 to Trenton
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#34. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from San Diego in 2015-2019: 50 (#213 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Trenton to San Diego: 111 (#30 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 61 to San Diego
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#33. Ithaca, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Ithaca in 2015-2019: 52 (#28 most common destination from Ithaca)
- Migration from Trenton to Ithaca: 92 (#33 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 40 to Ithaca
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#32. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 58 (#156 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Trenton to Charlotte: 123 (#22 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 65 to Charlotte
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#31. Ocean City, NJ Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Ocean City in 2015-2019: 60 (#11 most common destination from Ocean City)
- Migration from Trenton to Ocean City: 0 (#147 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 60 to Trenton

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

- Migration to Trenton from North Port in 2015-2019: 61 (#83 most common destination from North Port)
- Migration from Trenton to North Port: 57 (#53 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 4 to Trenton
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#29. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Riverside in 2015-2019: 63 (#170 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Trenton to Riverside: 0 (#147 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 63 to Trenton
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#28. Lancaster, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Lancaster in 2015-2019: 64 (#53 most common destination from Lancaster)
- Migration from Trenton to Lancaster: 90 (#36 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 26 to Lancaster
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#27. Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Providence in 2015-2019: 65 (#91 most common destination from Providence)
- Migration from Trenton to Providence: 378 (#3 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 313 to Providence
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#26. Syracuse, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Syracuse in 2015-2019: 70 (#63 most common destination from Syracuse)
- Migration from Trenton to Syracuse: 73 (#45 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 3 to Syracuse

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

- Migration to Trenton from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 82 (#132 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Trenton to Baltimore: 160 (#18 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 78 to Baltimore
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#24. State College, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from State College in 2015-2019: 85 (#26 most common destination from State College)
- Migration from Trenton to State College: 71 (#47 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 14 to Trenton
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#23. Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Hartford in 2015-2019: 86 (#81 most common destination from Hartford)
- Migration from Trenton to Hartford: 8 (#119 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 78 to Trenton
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#22. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Denver in 2015-2019: 87 (#157 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Trenton to Denver: 176 (#16 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 89 to Denver
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#21. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Portland in 2015-2019: 99 (#108 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Trenton to Portland: 11 (#107 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 88 to Trenton

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#20. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Tampa in 2015-2019: 119 (#128 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Trenton to Tampa: 122 (#23 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 3 to Tampa
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#19. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 125 (#111 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Trenton to Virginia Beach: 120 (#25 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 5 to Trenton
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#18. New Haven-Milford, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from New Haven in 2015-2019: 128 (#48 most common destination from New Haven)
- Migration from Trenton to New Haven: 10 (#110 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 118 to Trenton
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#17. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 130 (#169 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Trenton to Atlanta: 224 (#13 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 94 to Atlanta
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#16. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 143 (#114 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Trenton to San Francisco: 230 (#12 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 87 to San Francisco

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#15. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 150 (#81 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Trenton to Kansas City: 9 (#114 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 141 to Trenton
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#14. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Dallas in 2015-2019: 151 (#150 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Trenton to Dallas: 113 (#28 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 38 to Trenton
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#13. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Boston in 2015-2019: 152 (#106 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Trenton to Boston: 353 (#4 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 201 to Boston
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#12. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Houston in 2015-2019: 157 (#137 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Trenton to Houston: 90 (#36 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 67 to Trenton
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#11. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Bridgeport in 2015-2019: 178 (#42 most common destination from Bridgeport)
- Migration from Trenton to Bridgeport: 62 (#51 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 116 to Trenton

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#10. Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Allentown in 2015-2019: 180 (#28 most common destination from Allentown)
- Migration from Trenton to Allentown: 241 (#11 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 61 to Allentown
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#9. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Washington in 2015-2019: 193 (#161 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Trenton to Washington: 343 (#6 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 150 to Washington
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#8. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Durham in 2015-2019: 204 (#34 most common destination from Durham)
- Migration from Trenton to Durham: 81 (#40 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 123 to Trenton
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#7. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Chicago in 2015-2019: 256 (#145 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Trenton to Chicago: 124 (#21 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 132 to Trenton
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#6. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 285 (#120 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Trenton to Los Angeles: 196 (#14 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 89 to Trenton

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

- Migration to Trenton from Miami in 2015-2019: 324 (#81 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Trenton to Miami: 156 (#19 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 168 to Trenton
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#4. Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metro Area

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

- Migration to Trenton from Vineland in 2015-2019: 495 (#4 most common destination from Vineland)
- Migration from Trenton to Vineland: 337 (#7 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 158 to Trenton
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#2. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 3,657 (#11 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Trenton to Philadelphia: 5,444 (#2 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 1,787 to Philadelphia
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#1. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton from New York in 2015-2019: 13,087 (#8 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Trenton to New York: 7,705 (#1 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 5,382 to Trenton

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