Where people in Buncombe County, NC are moving to most

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September 20, 2022
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Where people in Buncombe County, NC are moving to most

To learn more about migration patterns in the U.S., Stacker compiled a list of where people in Buncombe County, North Carolina 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 Buncombe County, NC between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#30. Rutherford County, North Carolina

- Migration to Rutherford County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 106
- Migration from Rutherford County, North Carolina to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 132
- Net migration: 26 to Buncombe County, North Carolina
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#29. Greenbrier County, West Virginia

- Migration to Greenbrier County, West Virginia in 2015-2019: 107
- Migration from Greenbrier County, West Virginia to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 107 to Greenbrier County, West Virginia
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#28. Hamilton County, Tennessee

- Migration to Hamilton County, Tennessee in 2015-2019: 108
- Migration from Hamilton County, Tennessee to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 202
- Net migration: 94 to Buncombe County, North Carolina
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#27. Denver County, Colorado

- Migration to Denver County, Colorado in 2015-2019: 109
- Migration from Denver County, Colorado to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 82
- Net migration: 27 to Denver County, Colorado
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#26. Clay County, Missouri

- Migration to Clay County, Missouri in 2015-2019: 115
- Migration from Clay County, Missouri to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 115 to Clay County, Missouri
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#25. Forsyth County, North Carolina

- Migration to Forsyth County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 119
- Migration from Forsyth County, North Carolina to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 89
- Net migration: 30 to Forsyth County, North Carolina
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#24. Cumberland County, Maine

- Migration to Cumberland County, Maine in 2015-2019: 136
- Migration from Cumberland County, Maine to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 46
- Net migration: 90 to Cumberland County, Maine
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#23. Sussex County, Delaware

- Migration to Sussex County, Delaware in 2015-2019: 146
- Migration from Sussex County, Delaware to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 146 to Sussex County, Delaware
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#22. Transylvania County, North Carolina

- Migration to Transylvania County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 151
- Migration from Transylvania County, North Carolina to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 102
- Net migration: 49 to Transylvania County, North Carolina
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#21. Iredell County, North Carolina

- Migration to Iredell County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 154
- Migration from Iredell County, North Carolina to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 65
- Net migration: 89 to Iredell County, North Carolina
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#20. Burke County, North Carolina

- Migration to Burke County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 160
- Migration from Burke County, North Carolina to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 12
- Net migration: 148 to Burke County, North Carolina
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#19. Richland County, South Carolina

- Migration to Richland County, South Carolina in 2015-2019: 162
- Migration from Richland County, South Carolina to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 21
- Net migration: 141 to Richland County, South Carolina
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#18. Greenville County, South Carolina

- Migration to Greenville County, South Carolina in 2015-2019: 162
- Migration from Greenville County, South Carolina to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 211
- Net migration: 49 to Buncombe County, North Carolina
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#17. Hoke County, North Carolina

- Migration to Hoke County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 179
- Migration from Hoke County, North Carolina to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 7
- Net migration: 172 to Hoke County, North Carolina
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#16. Alamance County, North Carolina

- Migration to Alamance County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 184
- Migration from Alamance County, North Carolina to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 297
- Net migration: 113 to Buncombe County, North Carolina
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#15. New Hanover County, North Carolina

- Migration to New Hanover County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 190
- Migration from New Hanover County, North Carolina to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 117
- Net migration: 73 to New Hanover County, North Carolina
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#14. Escambia County, Florida

- Migration to Escambia County, Florida in 2015-2019: 198
- Migration from Escambia County, Florida to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 198 to Escambia County, Florida
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#13. Orange County, North Carolina

- Migration to Orange County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 213
- Migration from Orange County, North Carolina to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 186
- Net migration: 27 to Orange County, North Carolina
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#12. Catawba County, North Carolina

- Migration to Catawba County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 223
- Migration from Catawba County, North Carolina to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 146
- Net migration: 77 to Catawba County, North Carolina
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#11. Watauga County, North Carolina

- Migration to Watauga County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 232
- Migration from Watauga County, North Carolina to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 125
- Net migration: 107 to Watauga County, North Carolina
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#10. Guilford County, North Carolina

- Migration to Guilford County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 265
- Migration from Guilford County, North Carolina to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 166
- Net migration: 99 to Guilford County, North Carolina
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#9. McDowell County, North Carolina

- Migration to McDowell County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 266
- Migration from McDowell County, North Carolina to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 222
- Net migration: 44 to McDowell County, North Carolina
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#8. Jackson County, North Carolina

- Migration to Jackson County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 266
- Migration from Jackson County, North Carolina to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 311
- Net migration: 45 to Buncombe County, North Carolina
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#7. Davie County, North Carolina

- Migration to Davie County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 282
- Migration from Davie County, North Carolina to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 6
- Net migration: 276 to Davie County, North Carolina
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#6. Chatham County, Georgia

- Migration to Chatham County, Georgia in 2015-2019: 302
- Migration from Chatham County, Georgia to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 14
- Net migration: 288 to Chatham County, Georgia
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#5. Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

- Migration to Mecklenburg County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 438
- Migration from Mecklenburg County, North Carolina to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 528
- Net migration: 90 to Buncombe County, North Carolina
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#4. Wake County, North Carolina

- Migration to Wake County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 585
- Migration from Wake County, North Carolina to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 467
- Net migration: 118 to Wake County, North Carolina
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#3. Madison County, North Carolina

- Migration to Madison County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 725
- Migration from Madison County, North Carolina to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 376
- Net migration: 349 to Madison County, North Carolina
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#2. Haywood County, North Carolina

- Migration to Haywood County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 982
- Migration from Haywood County, North Carolina to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 623
- Net migration: 359 to Haywood County, North Carolina
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#1. Henderson County, North Carolina

- Migration to Henderson County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 2,013
- Migration from Henderson County, North Carolina to Buncombe County, North Carolina: 982
- Net migration: 1,031 to Henderson County, North Carolina

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