Where people in Burke County, NC are moving to most

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

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

#30. Lincoln County, North Carolina
- Migration to Lincoln County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 33
- Migration from Lincoln County, North Carolina to Burke County, North Carolina: 104
- Net migration: 71 to Burke County, North Carolina

#29. Watauga County, North Carolina
- Migration to Watauga County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 34
- Migration from Watauga County, North Carolina to Burke County, North Carolina: 40
- Net migration: 6 to Burke County, North Carolina

#28. El Paso County, Colorado
- Migration to El Paso County, Colorado in 2015-2019: 37
- Migration from El Paso County, Colorado to Burke County, North Carolina: 1
- Net migration: 36 to El Paso County, Colorado

#27. Columbus County, North Carolina
- Migration to Columbus County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 38
- Migration from Columbus County, North Carolina to Burke County, North Carolina: 12
- Net migration: 26 to Columbus County, North Carolina

#26. Chatham County, North Carolina
- Migration to Chatham County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from Chatham County, North Carolina to Burke County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 40 to Chatham County, North Carolina

#25. Avery County, North Carolina
- Migration to Avery County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 41
- Migration from Avery County, North Carolina to Burke County, North Carolina: 15
- Net migration: 26 to Avery County, North Carolina

#24. Durham County, North Carolina
- Migration to Durham County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 49
- Migration from Durham County, North Carolina to Burke County, North Carolina: 48
- Net migration: 1 to Durham County, North Carolina

#23. Brunswick County, North Carolina
- Migration to Brunswick County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 51
- Migration from Brunswick County, North Carolina to Burke County, North Carolina: 54
- Net migration: 3 to Burke County, North Carolina

#22. Harnett County, North Carolina
- Migration to Harnett County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 52
- Migration from Harnett County, North Carolina to Burke County, North Carolina: 3
- Net migration: 49 to Harnett County, North Carolina

#21. Onslow County, North Carolina
- Migration to Onslow County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 53
- Migration from Onslow County, North Carolina to Burke County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 53 to Onslow County, North Carolina

#20. Greenwood County, South Carolina
- Migration to Greenwood County, South Carolina in 2015-2019: 53
- Migration from Greenwood County, South Carolina to Burke County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 53 to Greenwood County, South Carolina

#19. Prince William County, Virginia
- Migration to Prince William County, Virginia in 2015-2019: 53
- Migration from Prince William County, Virginia to Burke County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 53 to Prince William County, Virginia

#18. Spartanburg County, South Carolina
- Migration to Spartanburg County, South Carolina in 2015-2019: 55
- Migration from Spartanburg County, South Carolina to Burke County, North Carolina: 37
- Net migration: 18 to Spartanburg County, South Carolina

#17. Carteret County, North Carolina
- Migration to Carteret County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 58
- Migration from Carteret County, North Carolina to Burke County, North Carolina: 152
- Net migration: 94 to Burke County, North Carolina

#16. Wake County, North Carolina
- Migration to Wake County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 62
- Migration from Wake County, North Carolina to Burke County, North Carolina: 129
- Net migration: 67 to Burke County, North Carolina

#15. Iredell County, North Carolina
- Migration to Iredell County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 63
- Migration from Iredell County, North Carolina to Burke County, North Carolina: 57
- Net migration: 6 to Iredell County, North Carolina

#14. Alexander County, North Carolina
- Migration to Alexander County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 64
- Migration from Alexander County, North Carolina to Burke County, North Carolina: 106
- Net migration: 42 to Burke County, North Carolina

#13. Granville County, North Carolina
- Migration to Granville County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 68
- Migration from Granville County, North Carolina to Burke County, North Carolina: 31
- Net migration: 37 to Granville County, North Carolina

#12. Jackson County, North Carolina
- Migration to Jackson County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 69
- Migration from Jackson County, North Carolina to Burke County, North Carolina: 38
- Net migration: 31 to Jackson County, North Carolina

#11. Riverside County, California
- Migration to Riverside County, California in 2015-2019: 79
- Migration from Riverside County, California to Burke County, North Carolina: 51
- Net migration: 28 to Riverside County, California

#10. Harris County, Texas
- Migration to Harris County, Texas in 2015-2019: 84
- Migration from Harris County, Texas to Burke County, North Carolina: 13
- Net migration: 71 to Harris County, Texas

#9. Pitt County, North Carolina
- Migration to Pitt County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 90
- Migration from Pitt County, North Carolina to Burke County, North Carolina: 26
- Net migration: 64 to Pitt County, North Carolina

#8. Guilford County, North Carolina
- Migration to Guilford County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 96
- Migration from Guilford County, North Carolina to Burke County, North Carolina: 82
- Net migration: 14 to Guilford County, North Carolina

#7. Elbert County, Georgia
- Migration to Elbert County, Georgia in 2015-2019: 100
- Migration from Elbert County, Georgia to Burke County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 100 to Elbert County, Georgia

#6. McDowell County, North Carolina
- Migration to McDowell County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 164
- Migration from McDowell County, North Carolina to Burke County, North Carolina: 95
- Net migration: 69 to McDowell County, North Carolina

#5. Davidson County, North Carolina
- Migration to Davidson County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 226
- Migration from Davidson County, North Carolina to Burke County, North Carolina: 16
- Net migration: 210 to Davidson County, North Carolina

#4. Cabarrus County, North Carolina
- Migration to Cabarrus County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 260
- Migration from Cabarrus County, North Carolina to Burke County, North Carolina: 14
- Net migration: 246 to Cabarrus County, North Carolina

#3. Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
- Migration to Mecklenburg County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 488
- Migration from Mecklenburg County, North Carolina to Burke County, North Carolina: 47
- Net migration: 441 to Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

#2. Caldwell County, North Carolina
- Migration to Caldwell County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 532
- Migration from Caldwell County, North Carolina to Burke County, North Carolina: 830
- Net migration: 298 to Burke County, North Carolina

#1. Catawba County, North Carolina
- Migration to Catawba County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 818
- Migration from Catawba County, North Carolina to Burke County, North Carolina: 429
- Net migration: 389 to Catawba County, North Carolina

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