Metros sending the most people to Albany

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January 18, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Albany

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

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

- Migration to Albany from Allentown in 2015-2019: 99 (#46 most common destination from Allentown)
- Migration from Albany to Allentown: 101 (#72 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 2 to Allentown
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#49. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 102 (#98 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Albany to Kansas City: 114 (#66 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 12 to Kansas City
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#48. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 108 (#120 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Albany to St. Louis: 19 (#124 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 89 to Albany
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#47. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Cleveland in 2015-2019: 108 (#88 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Migration from Albany to Cleveland: 94 (#75 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 14 to Albany
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#46. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from San Diego in 2015-2019: 109 (#151 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Albany to San Diego: 236 (#31 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 127 to San Diego

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#45. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Seattle in 2015-2019: 116 (#139 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Albany to Seattle: 314 (#21 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 198 to Seattle
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#44. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 117 (#108 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Albany to Baltimore: 146 (#50 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 29 to Baltimore
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#43. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 125 (#90 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Migration from Albany to Cincinnati: 53 (#92 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 72 to Albany
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#42. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 126 (#102 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Albany to San Antonio: 483 (#11 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 357 to San Antonio
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#41. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Denver in 2015-2019: 127 (#122 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Albany to Denver: 153 (#48 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 26 to Denver

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

- Migration to Albany from Houston in 2015-2019: 130 (#152 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Albany to Houston: 201 (#37 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 71 to Houston
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#39. Idaho Falls, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Idaho Falls in 2015-2019: 130 (#11 most common destination from Idaho Falls)
- Migration from Albany to Idaho Falls: 347 (#18 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 217 to Idaho Falls
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#38. Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Burlington in 2015-2019: 141 (#12 most common destination from Burlington)
- Migration from Albany to Burlington: 141 (#51 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 0 to Albany
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#37. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Detroit in 2015-2019: 145 (#96 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Albany to Detroit: 195 (#39 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 50 to Detroit
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#36. Knoxville, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Knoxville in 2015-2019: 151 (#34 most common destination from Knoxville)
- Migration from Albany to Knoxville: 77 (#78 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 74 to Albany

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#35. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Orlando in 2015-2019: 151 (#92 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Albany to Orlando: 359 (#17 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 208 to Orlando
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#34. New Haven-Milford, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from New Haven in 2015-2019: 157 (#39 most common destination from New Haven)
- Migration from Albany to New Haven: 100 (#73 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 57 to Albany
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#33. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 176 (#83 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Albany to Charlotte: 593 (#9 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 417 to Charlotte
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#32. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Riverside in 2015-2019: 179 (#100 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Albany to Riverside: 218 (#33 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 39 to Riverside
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#31. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 191 (#94 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Albany to San Francisco: 132 (#56 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 59 to Albany

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#30. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from San Jose in 2015-2019: 198 (#54 most common destination from San Jose)
- Migration from Albany to San Jose: 127 (#57 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 71 to Albany
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#29. Portland-South Portland, ME Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Portland in 2015-2019: 198 (#14 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Albany to Portland: 154 (#47 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 44 to Albany
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#28. Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Watertown in 2015-2019: 203 (#15 most common destination from Watertown)
- Migration from Albany to Watertown: 126 (#58 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 77 to Albany
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#27. Springfield, MA Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Springfield in 2015-2019: 204 (#16 most common destination from Springfield)
- Migration from Albany to Springfield: 284 (#24 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 80 to Springfield
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#26. Binghamton, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Binghamton in 2015-2019: 207 (#11 most common destination from Binghamton)
- Migration from Albany to Binghamton: 198 (#38 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 9 to Albany

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#25. Pittsfield, MA Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Pittsfield in 2015-2019: 216 (#5 most common destination from Pittsfield)
- Migration from Albany to Pittsfield: 125 (#60 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 91 to Albany
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#24. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 218 (#131 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Albany to Atlanta: 309 (#22 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 91 to Atlanta
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#23. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Myrtle Beach in 2015-2019: 230 (#17 most common destination from Myrtle Beach)
- Migration from Albany to Myrtle Beach: 240 (#30 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 10 to Myrtle Beach
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#22. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Chicago in 2015-2019: 237 (#148 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Albany to Chicago: 191 (#41 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 46 to Albany
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#21. Utica-Rome, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Utica in 2015-2019: 257 (#4 most common destination from Utica)
- Migration from Albany to Utica: 187 (#42 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 70 to Albany

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

- Migration to Albany from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 286 (#119 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Albany to Los Angeles: 243 (#28 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 43 to Albany
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#19. Greenville-Anderson, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Greenville in 2015-2019: 298 (#19 most common destination from Greenville)
- Migration from Albany to Greenville: 108 (#69 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 190 to Albany
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#18. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 325 (#55 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Albany to Virginia Beach: 752 (#6 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 427 to Virginia Beach
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#17. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Bridgeport in 2015-2019: 342 (#22 most common destination from Bridgeport)
- Migration from Albany to Bridgeport: 51 (#94 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 291 to Albany
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#16. Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Hartford in 2015-2019: 363 (#21 most common destination from Hartford)
- Migration from Albany to Hartford: 213 (#34 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 150 to Albany

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#15. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 371 (#88 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Albany to Philadelphia: 412 (#15 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 41 to Philadelphia
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#14. Worcester, MA-CT Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Worcester in 2015-2019: 404 (#19 most common destination from Worcester)
- Migration from Albany to Worcester: 147 (#49 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 257 to Albany
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#13. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Tampa in 2015-2019: 414 (#58 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Albany to Tampa: 316 (#20 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 98 to Albany
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#12. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Washington in 2015-2019: 415 (#104 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Albany to Washington: 826 (#5 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 411 to Washington
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#11. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Miami in 2015-2019: 423 (#67 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Albany to Miami: 438 (#13 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 15 to Miami

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#10. Kingston, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Kingston in 2015-2019: 469 (#3 most common destination from Kingston)
- Migration from Albany to Kingston: 521 (#10 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 52 to Kingston
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#9. Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Buffalo in 2015-2019: 521 (#8 most common destination from Buffalo)
- Migration from Albany to Buffalo: 381 (#16 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 140 to Albany
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#8. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 607 (#43 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Albany to Phoenix: 120 (#61 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 487 to Albany
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#7. Rochester, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Rochester in 2015-2019: 933 (#5 most common destination from Rochester)
- Migration from Albany to Rochester: 915 (#4 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 18 to Albany
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#6. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Charleston in 2015-2019: 966 (#7 most common destination from Charleston)
- Migration from Albany to Charleston: 61 (#86 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 905 to Albany

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#5. Syracuse, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Syracuse in 2015-2019: 1,037 (#4 most common destination from Syracuse)
- Migration from Albany to Syracuse: 636 (#8 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 401 to Albany
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#4. Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Poughkeepsie in 2015-2019: 1,106 (#3 most common destination from Poughkeepsie)
- Migration from Albany to Poughkeepsie: 728 (#7 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 378 to Albany
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#3. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Boston in 2015-2019: 1,404 (#25 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Albany to Boston: 1,675 (#3 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 271 to Boston
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#2. Glens Falls, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from Glens Falls in 2015-2019: 2,351 (#1 most common destination from Glens Falls)
- Migration from Albany to Glens Falls: 1,901 (#2 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 450 to Albany
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#1. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Albany from New York in 2015-2019: 9,490 (#13 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Albany to New York: 4,732 (#1 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 4,758 to Albany

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