Where people in Albany are moving to most

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May 17, 2022
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Where people in Albany are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 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 Albany between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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

- Migration to Baltimore in 2015-2019: 146
- Migration from Baltimore to Albany: 117 (#108 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Net migration: 29 to Baltimore
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#49. Worcester, MA-CT Metro Area

- Migration to Worcester in 2015-2019: 147
- Migration from Worcester to Albany: 404 (#19 most common destination from Worcester)
- Net migration: 257 to Albany
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#48. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 153
- Migration from Denver to Albany: 127 (#122 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 26 to Denver
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#47. Portland-South Portland, ME Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 154
- Migration from Portland to Albany: 198 (#14 most common destination from Portland)
- Net migration: 44 to Albany
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#46. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 156
- Migration from Jacksonville to Albany: 42 (#162 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Net migration: 114 to Jacksonville

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#45. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Raleigh in 2015-2019: 162
- Migration from Raleigh to Albany: 38 (#132 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Net migration: 124 to Raleigh
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#44. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Sacramento in 2015-2019: 172
- Migration from Sacramento to Albany: 45 (#139 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Net migration: 127 to Sacramento
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#43. Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Grand Rapids in 2015-2019: 178
- Migration from Grand Rapids to Albany: 0
- Net migration: 178 to Grand Rapids
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#42. Utica-Rome, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Utica in 2015-2019: 187
- Migration from Utica to Albany: 257 (#4 most common destination from Utica)
- Net migration: 70 to Albany
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#41. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 191
- Migration from Chicago to Albany: 237 (#148 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 46 to Albany

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#40. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Urban Honolulu in 2015-2019: 195
- Migration from Urban Honolulu to Albany: 15 (#192 most common destination from Urban Honolulu)
- Net migration: 180 to Urban Honolulu
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#39. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Detroit in 2015-2019: 195
- Migration from Detroit to Albany: 145 (#96 most common destination from Detroit)
- Net migration: 50 to Detroit
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#38. Binghamton, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Binghamton in 2015-2019: 198
- Migration from Binghamton to Albany: 207 (#11 most common destination from Binghamton)
- Net migration: 9 to Albany
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#37. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 201
- Migration from Houston to Albany: 130 (#152 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 71 to Houston
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#36. Greensboro-High Point, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Greensboro in 2015-2019: 204
- Migration from Greensboro to Albany: 4 (#144 most common destination from Greensboro)
- Net migration: 200 to Greensboro

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#35. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Columbus in 2015-2019: 208
- Migration from Columbus to Albany: 95 (#94 most common destination from Columbus)
- Net migration: 113 to Columbus
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#34. Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Hartford in 2015-2019: 213
- Migration from Hartford to Albany: 363 (#21 most common destination from Hartford)
- Net migration: 150 to Albany
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#33. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Riverside in 2015-2019: 218
- Migration from Riverside to Albany: 179 (#100 most common destination from Riverside)
- Net migration: 39 to Riverside
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#32. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 236
- Migration from Portland to Albany: 71 (#136 most common destination from Portland)
- Net migration: 165 to Portland
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#31. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

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

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#30. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Myrtle Beach in 2015-2019: 240
- Migration from Myrtle Beach to Albany: 230 (#17 most common destination from Myrtle Beach)
- Net migration: 10 to Myrtle Beach
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#29. Norwich-New London, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Norwich in 2015-2019: 243
- Migration from Norwich to Albany: 15 (#84 most common destination from Norwich)
- Net migration: 228 to Norwich
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#28. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 243
- Migration from Los Angeles to Albany: 286 (#119 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 43 to Albany
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#27. Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metro Area

- Migration to Providence in 2015-2019: 249
- Migration from Providence to Albany: 90 (#74 most common destination from Providence)
- Net migration: 159 to Providence
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#26. Ithaca, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Ithaca in 2015-2019: 275
- Migration from Ithaca to Albany: 56 (#23 most common destination from Ithaca)
- Net migration: 219 to Ithaca

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#25. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lakeland in 2015-2019: 278
- Migration from Lakeland to Albany: 53 (#79 most common destination from Lakeland)
- Net migration: 225 to Lakeland
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#24. Springfield, MA Metro Area

- Migration to Springfield in 2015-2019: 284
- Migration from Springfield to Albany: 204 (#16 most common destination from Springfield)
- Net migration: 80 to Springfield
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#23. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 307
- Migration from Minneapolis to Albany: 62 (#157 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 245 to Minneapolis
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#22. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 309
- Migration from Atlanta to Albany: 218 (#131 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 91 to Atlanta
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#21. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 314
- Migration from Seattle to Albany: 116 (#139 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 198 to Seattle

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

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 316
- Migration from Tampa to Albany: 414 (#58 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 98 to Albany
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#19. Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Harrisburg in 2015-2019: 347
- Migration from Harrisburg to Albany: 25 (#104 most common destination from Harrisburg)
- Net migration: 322 to Harrisburg
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#18. Idaho Falls, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Idaho Falls in 2015-2019: 347
- Migration from Idaho Falls to Albany: 130 (#11 most common destination from Idaho Falls)
- Net migration: 217 to Idaho Falls
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#17. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Orlando in 2015-2019: 359
- Migration from Orlando to Albany: 151 (#92 most common destination from Orlando)
- Net migration: 208 to Orlando
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#16. Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Buffalo in 2015-2019: 381
- Migration from Buffalo to Albany: 521 (#8 most common destination from Buffalo)
- Net migration: 140 to Albany

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

- Migration to Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 412
- Migration from Philadelphia to Albany: 371 (#88 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Net migration: 41 to Philadelphia
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#14. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 431
- Migration from Austin to Albany: 88 (#115 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 343 to Austin
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#13. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami in 2015-2019: 438
- Migration from Miami to Albany: 423 (#67 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 15 to Miami
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#12. Bremerton-Silverdale-Port Orchard, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Bremerton in 2015-2019: 449
- Migration from Bremerton to Albany: 0
- Net migration: 449 to Bremerton
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#11. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to San Antonio in 2015-2019: 483
- Migration from San Antonio to Albany: 126 (#102 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Net migration: 357 to San Antonio

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#10. Kingston, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Kingston in 2015-2019: 521
- Migration from Kingston to Albany: 469 (#3 most common destination from Kingston)
- Net migration: 52 to Kingston
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#9. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte in 2015-2019: 593
- Migration from Charlotte to Albany: 176 (#83 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 417 to Charlotte
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#8. Syracuse, NY Metro Area

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

- Migration to Poughkeepsie in 2015-2019: 728
- Migration from Poughkeepsie to Albany: 1,106 (#3 most common destination from Poughkeepsie)
- Net migration: 378 to Albany
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#6. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 752
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Albany: 325 (#55 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 427 to Virginia Beach

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#5. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 826
- Migration from Washington to Albany: 415 (#104 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 411 to Washington
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#4. Rochester, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Rochester in 2015-2019: 915
- Migration from Rochester to Albany: 933 (#5 most common destination from Rochester)
- Net migration: 18 to Albany
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#3. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

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

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

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

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