Metros sending the most people to Albuquerque

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Albuquerque

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

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#50. Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Milwaukee in 2015-2019: 105 (#77 most common destination from Milwaukee)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Milwaukee: 25 (#143 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 80 to Albuquerque
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#49. Odessa, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Odessa in 2015-2019: 107 (#16 most common destination from Odessa)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Odessa: 0 (#236 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 107 to Albuquerque
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#48. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 107 (#115 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Charlotte: 264 (#26 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 157 to Charlotte
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#47. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Nashville in 2015-2019: 110 (#89 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Nashville: 108 (#68 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 2 to Albuquerque
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#46. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Clarksville in 2015-2019: 115 (#54 most common destination from Clarksville)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Clarksville: 30 (#128 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 85 to Albuquerque

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#45. Salinas, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Salinas in 2015-2019: 118 (#43 most common destination from Salinas)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Salinas: 42 (#110 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 76 to Albuquerque
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#44. Knoxville, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Knoxville in 2015-2019: 118 (#44 most common destination from Knoxville)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Knoxville: 65 (#88 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 53 to Albuquerque
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#43. Akron, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Akron in 2015-2019: 120 (#36 most common destination from Akron)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Akron: 0 (#236 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 120 to Albuquerque
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#42. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 130 (#92 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Pittsburgh: 216 (#34 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 86 to Pittsburgh
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#41. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Austin in 2015-2019: 138 (#90 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Austin: 719 (#8 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 581 to Austin

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#40. Portland-South Portland, ME Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Portland in 2015-2019: 142 (#29 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Portland: 0 (#236 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 142 to Albuquerque
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#39. Valdosta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Valdosta in 2015-2019: 143 (#9 most common destination from Valdosta)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Valdosta: 268 (#24 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 125 to Valdosta
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#38. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 144 (#162 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Atlanta: 162 (#47 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 18 to Atlanta
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#37. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 145 (#92 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Minneapolis: 181 (#42 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 36 to Minneapolis
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#36. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 154 (#76 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Jacksonville: 26 (#141 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 128 to Albuquerque

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#35. Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Lake Havasu City in 2015-2019: 160 (#9 most common destination from Lake Havasu City)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Lake Havasu City: 285 (#23 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 125 to Lake Havasu City
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#34. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Miami in 2015-2019: 161 (#126 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Miami: 202 (#39 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 41 to Miami
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#33. Fort Collins, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Fort Collins in 2015-2019: 187 (#18 most common destination from Fort Collins)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Fort Collins: 62 (#93 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 125 to Albuquerque
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#32. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 189 (#125 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Philadelphia: 236 (#29 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 47 to Philadelphia
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#31. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Boston in 2015-2019: 194 (#90 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Boston: 115 (#64 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 79 to Albuquerque

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#30. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Columbus in 2015-2019: 205 (#51 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Columbus: 89 (#78 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 116 to Albuquerque
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#29. Manchester-Nashua, NH Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Manchester in 2015-2019: 206 (#8 most common destination from Manchester)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Manchester: 0 (#236 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 206 to Albuquerque
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#28. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Detroit in 2015-2019: 227 (#71 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Detroit: 45 (#108 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 182 to Albuquerque
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#27. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 241 (#72 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Virginia Beach: 347 (#19 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 106 to Virginia Beach
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#26. Salt Lake City, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Salt Lake City in 2015-2019: 277 (#27 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City: 124 (#60 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 153 to Albuquerque

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#25. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Tucson in 2015-2019: 279 (#28 most common destination from Tucson)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Tucson: 360 (#18 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 81 to Tucson
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#24. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from New York in 2015-2019: 319 (#153 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Albuquerque to New York: 249 (#28 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 70 to Albuquerque
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#23. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 320 (#65 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Albuquerque to San Francisco: 377 (#17 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 57 to San Francisco
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#22. Anchorage, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Anchorage in 2015-2019: 323 (#15 most common destination from Anchorage)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Anchorage: 161 (#48 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 162 to Albuquerque
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#21. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Portland in 2015-2019: 333 (#44 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Portland: 549 (#10 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 216 to Portland

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#20. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Houston in 2015-2019: 356 (#75 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Houston: 422 (#15 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 66 to Houston
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#19. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Riverside in 2015-2019: 403 (#61 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Riverside: 214 (#35 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 189 to Albuquerque
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#18. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 413 (#18 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Oklahoma City: 268 (#24 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 145 to Albuquerque
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#17. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Chicago in 2015-2019: 419 (#111 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Chicago: 292 (#21 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 127 to Albuquerque
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#16. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 439 (#34 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Kansas City: 113 (#66 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 326 to Albuquerque

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#15. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 441 (#35 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Las Vegas: 843 (#6 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 402 to Las Vegas
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#14. Lubbock, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Lubbock in 2015-2019: 442 (#7 most common destination from Lubbock)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Lubbock: 185 (#41 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 257 to Albuquerque
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#13. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Washington in 2015-2019: 477 (#93 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Washington: 465 (#13 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 12 to Albuquerque
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#12. El Paso, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from El Paso in 2015-2019: 546 (#14 most common destination from El Paso)
- Migration from Albuquerque to El Paso: 503 (#12 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 43 to Albuquerque
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#11. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 555 (#29 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Albuquerque to San Antonio: 397 (#16 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 158 to Albuquerque

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

- Migration to Albuquerque from San Diego in 2015-2019: 654 (#41 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Albuquerque to San Diego: 316 (#20 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 338 to Albuquerque
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#9. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Seattle in 2015-2019: 689 (#43 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Seattle: 543 (#11 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 146 to Albuquerque
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#8. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 821 (#13 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Colorado Springs: 427 (#14 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 394 to Albuquerque
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#7. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 860 (#62 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Los Angeles: 833 (#7 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 27 to Albuquerque
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#6. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 880 (#32 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Phoenix: 2,124 (#2 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 1,244 to Phoenix

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#5. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Dallas in 2015-2019: 894 (#49 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Dallas: 885 (#5 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 9 to Albuquerque
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#4. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Denver in 2015-2019: 990 (#24 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Denver: 1,005 (#4 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 15 to Denver
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#3. Farmington, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Farmington in 2015-2019: 993 (#1 most common destination from Farmington)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Farmington: 651 (#9 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 342 to Albuquerque
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#2. Las Cruces, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Las Cruces in 2015-2019: 1,373 (#2 most common destination from Las Cruces)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Las Cruces: 2,344 (#1 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 971 to Las Cruces
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#1. Santa Fe, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque from Santa Fe in 2015-2019: 1,524 (#1 most common destination from Santa Fe)
- Migration from Albuquerque to Santa Fe: 1,702 (#3 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 178 to Santa Fe

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