Where people in Albuquerque are moving to most

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July 18, 2022
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Where people in Albuquerque are moving to most

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

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#50. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 154
- Migration from Indianapolis to Albuquerque: 19 (#205 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Net migration: 135 to Indianapolis
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#49. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Orlando in 2015-2019: 155
- Migration from Orlando to Albuquerque: 95 (#120 most common destination from Orlando)
- Net migration: 60 to Orlando
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#48. Anchorage, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Anchorage in 2015-2019: 161
- Migration from Anchorage to Albuquerque: 323 (#15 most common destination from Anchorage)
- Net migration: 162 to Albuquerque
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#47. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 162
- Migration from Atlanta to Albuquerque: 144 (#162 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 18 to Atlanta
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#46. Bowling Green, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Bowling Green in 2015-2019: 169
- Migration from Bowling Green to Albuquerque: 0
- Net migration: 169 to Bowling Green

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#45. Norwich-New London, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Norwich in 2015-2019: 174
- Migration from Norwich to Albuquerque: 0
- Net migration: 174 to Norwich
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#44. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Urban Honolulu in 2015-2019: 175
- Migration from Urban Honolulu to Albuquerque: 76 (#111 most common destination from Urban Honolulu)
- Net migration: 99 to Urban Honolulu
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#43. Jacksonville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 179
- Migration from Jacksonville to Albuquerque: 11 (#155 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Net migration: 168 to Jacksonville
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#42. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

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

- Migration to Lubbock in 2015-2019: 185
- Migration from Lubbock to Albuquerque: 442 (#7 most common destination from Lubbock)
- Net migration: 257 to Albuquerque

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#40. Fond du Lac, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Fond du Lac in 2015-2019: 195
- Migration from Fond du Lac to Albuquerque: 0
- Net migration: 195 to Fond du Lac
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#39. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami in 2015-2019: 202
- Migration from Miami to Albuquerque: 161 (#126 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 41 to Miami
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#38. Boise City, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Boise City in 2015-2019: 206
- Migration from Boise City to Albuquerque: 22 (#120 most common destination from Boise City)
- Net migration: 184 to Boise City
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#37. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 209
- Migration from Tampa to Albuquerque: 86 (#154 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 123 to Tampa
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#36. Amarillo, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo in 2015-2019: 214
- Migration from Amarillo to Albuquerque: 104 (#19 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 110 to Amarillo

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#35. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Riverside in 2015-2019: 214
- Migration from Riverside to Albuquerque: 403 (#61 most common destination from Riverside)
- Net migration: 189 to Albuquerque
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#34. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 216
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Albuquerque: 130 (#92 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 86 to Pittsburgh
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#33. Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Ogden in 2015-2019: 222
- Migration from Ogden to Albuquerque: 30 (#94 most common destination from Ogden)
- Net migration: 192 to Ogden
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#32. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Sacramento in 2015-2019: 226
- Migration from Sacramento to Albuquerque: 104 (#87 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Net migration: 122 to Sacramento
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#31. Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metro Area

- Migration to Omaha in 2015-2019: 232
- Migration from Omaha to Albuquerque: 0
- Net migration: 232 to Omaha

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#30. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charleston in 2015-2019: 235
- Migration from Charleston to Albuquerque: 71 (#75 most common destination from Charleston)
- Net migration: 164 to Charleston
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#29. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 236
- Migration from Philadelphia to Albuquerque: 189 (#125 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Net migration: 47 to Philadelphia
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#28. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 249
- Migration from New York to Albuquerque: 319 (#153 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 70 to Albuquerque
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#27. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 257
- Migration from St. Louis to Albuquerque: 66 (#150 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Net migration: 191 to St. Louis
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#26. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte in 2015-2019: 264
- Migration from Charlotte to Albuquerque: 107 (#115 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 157 to Charlotte

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#25. Valdosta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Valdosta in 2015-2019: 268
- Migration from Valdosta to Albuquerque: 143 (#9 most common destination from Valdosta)
- Net migration: 125 to Valdosta
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#24. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 268
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Albuquerque: 413 (#18 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 145 to Albuquerque
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#23. Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Havasu City in 2015-2019: 285
- Migration from Lake Havasu City to Albuquerque: 160 (#9 most common destination from Lake Havasu City)
- Net migration: 125 to Lake Havasu City
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#22. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Pensacola in 2015-2019: 291
- Migration from Pensacola to Albuquerque: 88 (#80 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Net migration: 203 to Pensacola
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#21. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 292
- Migration from Chicago to Albuquerque: 419 (#111 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 127 to Albuquerque

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

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 316
- Migration from San Diego to Albuquerque: 654 (#41 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 338 to Albuquerque
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#19. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 347
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Albuquerque: 241 (#72 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 106 to Virginia Beach
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#18. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Tucson in 2015-2019: 360
- Migration from Tucson to Albuquerque: 279 (#28 most common destination from Tucson)
- Net migration: 81 to Tucson
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#17. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 377
- Migration from San Francisco to Albuquerque: 320 (#65 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 57 to San Francisco
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#16. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

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

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

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 422
- Migration from Houston to Albuquerque: 356 (#75 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 66 to Houston
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#14. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 427
- Migration from Colorado Springs to Albuquerque: 821 (#13 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Net migration: 394 to Albuquerque
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#13. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

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

- Migration to El Paso in 2015-2019: 503
- Migration from El Paso to Albuquerque: 546 (#14 most common destination from El Paso)
- Net migration: 43 to Albuquerque
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#11. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 543
- Migration from Seattle to Albuquerque: 689 (#43 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 146 to Albuquerque

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#10. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 549
- Migration from Portland to Albuquerque: 333 (#44 most common destination from Portland)
- Net migration: 216 to Portland
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#9. Farmington, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Farmington in 2015-2019: 651
- Migration from Farmington to Albuquerque: 993 (#1 most common destination from Farmington)
- Net migration: 342 to Albuquerque
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#8. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 719
- Migration from Austin to Albuquerque: 138 (#90 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 581 to Austin
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#7. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 833
- Migration from Los Angeles to Albuquerque: 860 (#62 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 27 to Albuquerque
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#6. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 843
- Migration from Las Vegas to Albuquerque: 441 (#35 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 402 to Las Vegas

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

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

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

- Migration to Santa Fe in 2015-2019: 1,702
- Migration from Santa Fe to Albuquerque: 1,524 (#1 most common destination from Santa Fe)
- Net migration: 178 to Santa Fe
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#2. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

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

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

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