Where people in Lea County, NM are moving to most

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September 20, 2022
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Where people in Lea County, NM are moving to most

To learn more about migration patterns in the U.S., Stacker compiled a list of where people in Lea County, New Mexico are moving to the most using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Counties and county equivalents are ranked by the estimated number of people who moved to the county from Lea County, NM between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

#30. Tarrant County, Texas
- Migration to Tarrant County, Texas in 2015-2019: 32
- Migration from Tarrant County, Texas to Lea County, New Mexico: 102
- Net migration: 70 to Lea County, New Mexico

#29. Parker County, Texas
- Migration to Parker County, Texas in 2015-2019: 33
- Migration from Parker County, Texas to Lea County, New Mexico: 0
- Net migration: 33 to Parker County, Texas

#28. Klamath County, Oregon
- Migration to Klamath County, Oregon in 2015-2019: 35
- Migration from Klamath County, Oregon to Lea County, New Mexico: 0
- Net migration: 35 to Klamath County, Oregon

#27. Mohave County, Arizona
- Migration to Mohave County, Arizona in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from Mohave County, Arizona to Lea County, New Mexico: 0
- Net migration: 40 to Mohave County, Arizona

#26. San Bernardino County, California
- Migration to San Bernardino County, California in 2015-2019: 44
- Migration from San Bernardino County, California to Lea County, New Mexico: 0
- Net migration: 44 to San Bernardino County, California

#25. Tulsa County, Oklahoma
- Migration to Tulsa County, Oklahoma in 2015-2019: 44
- Migration from Tulsa County, Oklahoma to Lea County, New Mexico: 0
- Net migration: 44 to Tulsa County, Oklahoma

#24. Cibola County, New Mexico
- Migration to Cibola County, New Mexico in 2015-2019: 47
- Migration from Cibola County, New Mexico to Lea County, New Mexico: 10
- Net migration: 37 to Cibola County, New Mexico

#23. Sandoval County, New Mexico
- Migration to Sandoval County, New Mexico in 2015-2019: 48
- Migration from Sandoval County, New Mexico to Lea County, New Mexico: 0
- Net migration: 48 to Sandoval County, New Mexico

#22. Bexar County, Texas
- Migration to Bexar County, Texas in 2015-2019: 52
- Migration from Bexar County, Texas to Lea County, New Mexico: 61
- Net migration: 9 to Lea County, New Mexico

#21. Warren County, Kentucky
- Migration to Warren County, Kentucky in 2015-2019: 56
- Migration from Warren County, Kentucky to Lea County, New Mexico: 0
- Net migration: 56 to Warren County, Kentucky

#20. Weld County, Colorado
- Migration to Weld County, Colorado in 2015-2019: 60
- Migration from Weld County, Colorado to Lea County, New Mexico: 0
- Net migration: 60 to Weld County, Colorado

#19. Dallam County, Texas
- Migration to Dallam County, Texas in 2015-2019: 60
- Migration from Dallam County, Texas to Lea County, New Mexico: 0
- Net migration: 60 to Dallam County, Texas

#18. Arapahoe County, Colorado
- Migration to Arapahoe County, Colorado in 2015-2019: 60
- Migration from Arapahoe County, Colorado to Lea County, New Mexico: 8
- Net migration: 52 to Arapahoe County, Colorado

#17. Olmsted County, Minnesota
- Migration to Olmsted County, Minnesota in 2015-2019: 68
- Migration from Olmsted County, Minnesota to Lea County, New Mexico: 0
- Net migration: 68 to Olmsted County, Minnesota

#16. El Paso County, Colorado
- Migration to El Paso County, Colorado in 2015-2019: 77
- Migration from El Paso County, Colorado to Lea County, New Mexico: 0
- Net migration: 77 to El Paso County, Colorado

#15. Santa Fe County, New Mexico
- Migration to Santa Fe County, New Mexico in 2015-2019: 77
- Migration from Santa Fe County, New Mexico to Lea County, New Mexico: 267
- Net migration: 190 to Lea County, New Mexico

#14. Midland County, Texas
- Migration to Midland County, Texas in 2015-2019: 92
- Migration from Midland County, Texas to Lea County, New Mexico: 99
- Net migration: 7 to Lea County, New Mexico

#13. Bailey County, Texas
- Migration to Bailey County, Texas in 2015-2019: 103
- Migration from Bailey County, Texas to Lea County, New Mexico: 13
- Net migration: 90 to Bailey County, Texas

#12. Hale County, Texas
- Migration to Hale County, Texas in 2015-2019: 116
- Migration from Hale County, Texas to Lea County, New Mexico: 0
- Net migration: 116 to Hale County, Texas

#11. East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
- Migration to East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana in 2015-2019: 136
- Migration from East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana to Lea County, New Mexico: 0
- Net migration: 136 to East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

#10. Harris County, Texas
- Migration to Harris County, Texas in 2015-2019: 141
- Migration from Harris County, Texas to Lea County, New Mexico: 30
- Net migration: 111 to Harris County, Texas

#9. Chaves County, New Mexico
- Migration to Chaves County, New Mexico in 2015-2019: 146
- Migration from Chaves County, New Mexico to Lea County, New Mexico: 97
- Net migration: 49 to Chaves County, New Mexico

#8. Bernalillo County, New Mexico
- Migration to Bernalillo County, New Mexico in 2015-2019: 149
- Migration from Bernalillo County, New Mexico to Lea County, New Mexico: 346
- Net migration: 197 to Lea County, New Mexico

#7. Lincoln County, New Mexico
- Migration to Lincoln County, New Mexico in 2015-2019: 150
- Migration from Lincoln County, New Mexico to Lea County, New Mexico: 0
- Net migration: 150 to Lincoln County, New Mexico

#6. Eddy County, New Mexico
- Migration to Eddy County, New Mexico in 2015-2019: 202
- Migration from Eddy County, New Mexico to Lea County, New Mexico: 71
- Net migration: 131 to Eddy County, New Mexico

#5. Ector County, Texas
- Migration to Ector County, Texas in 2015-2019: 216
- Migration from Ector County, Texas to Lea County, New Mexico: 74
- Net migration: 142 to Ector County, Texas

#4. Doña Ana County, New Mexico
- Migration to Doña Ana County, New Mexico in 2015-2019: 247
- Migration from Doña Ana County, New Mexico to Lea County, New Mexico: 25
- Net migration: 222 to Doña Ana County, New Mexico

#3. Lubbock County, Texas
- Migration to Lubbock County, Texas in 2015-2019: 255
- Migration from Lubbock County, Texas to Lea County, New Mexico: 121
- Net migration: 134 to Lubbock County, Texas

#2. Denton County, Texas
- Migration to Denton County, Texas in 2015-2019: 294
- Migration from Denton County, Texas to Lea County, New Mexico: 0
- Net migration: 294 to Denton County, Texas

#1. Gaines County, Texas
- Migration to Gaines County, Texas in 2015-2019: 322
- Migration from Gaines County, Texas to Lea County, New Mexico: 131
- Net migration: 191 to Gaines County, Texas

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