Metros sending the most people to Charlotte

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April 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Charlotte

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

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#50. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Nashville in 2015-2019: 490 (#26 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Charlotte to Nashville: 644 (#30 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 154 to Nashville
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#49. Sumter, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Sumter in 2015-2019: 493 (#2 most common destination from Sumter)
- Migration from Charlotte to Sumter: 45 (#175 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 448 to Charlotte
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#48. Knoxville, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Knoxville in 2015-2019: 500 (#7 most common destination from Knoxville)
- Migration from Charlotte to Knoxville: 349 (#50 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 151 to Charlotte
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#47. Burlington, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Burlington in 2015-2019: 548 (#4 most common destination from Burlington)
- Migration from Charlotte to Burlington: 336 (#53 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 212 to Charlotte
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#46. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 549 (#28 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Charlotte to St. Louis: 291 (#63 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 258 to Charlotte

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#45. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 591 (#26 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Charlotte to Indianapolis: 419 (#44 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 172 to Charlotte
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#44. Akron, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Akron in 2015-2019: 592 (#7 most common destination from Akron)
- Migration from Charlotte to Akron: 7 (#258 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 585 to Charlotte
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#43. Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Albany in 2015-2019: 593 (#9 most common destination from Albany)
- Migration from Charlotte to Albany: 176 (#83 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 417 to Charlotte
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#42. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from San Diego in 2015-2019: 600 (#49 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Charlotte to San Diego: 127 (#102 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 473 to Charlotte
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#41. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Denver in 2015-2019: 622 (#37 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Charlotte to Denver: 716 (#26 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 94 to Denver

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#40. Gainesville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Gainesville in 2015-2019: 626 (#7 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Migration from Charlotte to Gainesville: 49 (#168 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 577 to Charlotte
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#39. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Orlando in 2015-2019: 630 (#28 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Charlotte to Orlando: 728 (#25 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 98 to Orlando
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#38. Greenville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Greenville in 2015-2019: 639 (#4 most common destination from Greenville)
- Migration from Charlotte to Greenville: 1,412 (#15 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 773 to Greenville
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#37. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Columbus in 2015-2019: 650 (#20 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Charlotte to Columbus: 562 (#32 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 88 to Charlotte
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#36. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 653 (#34 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Charlotte to Minneapolis: 248 (#68 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 405 to Charlotte

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#35. Syracuse, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Syracuse in 2015-2019: 669 (#8 most common destination from Syracuse)
- Migration from Charlotte to Syracuse: 132 (#99 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 537 to Charlotte
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#34. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Bridgeport in 2015-2019: 671 (#11 most common destination from Bridgeport)
- Migration from Charlotte to Bridgeport: 325 (#56 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 346 to Charlotte
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#33. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Detroit in 2015-2019: 780 (#24 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Charlotte to Detroit: 487 (#37 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 293 to Charlotte
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#32. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 847 (#19 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Charlotte to Pittsburgh: 654 (#29 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 193 to Charlotte
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#31. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 860 (#33 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Charlotte to Phoenix: 534 (#35 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 326 to Charlotte

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

- Migration to Charlotte from Myrtle Beach in 2015-2019: 884 (#3 most common destination from Myrtle Beach)
- Migration from Charlotte to Myrtle Beach: 1,603 (#13 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 719 to Myrtle Beach
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#29. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Houston in 2015-2019: 898 (#35 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Charlotte to Houston: 1,155 (#19 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 257 to Houston
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#28. Richmond, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Richmond in 2015-2019: 908 (#7 most common destination from Richmond)
- Migration from Charlotte to Richmond: 447 (#40 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 461 to Charlotte
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#27. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 917 (#13 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Charlotte to Jacksonville: 469 (#38 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 448 to Charlotte
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#26. Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Hartford in 2015-2019: 958 (#11 most common destination from Hartford)
- Migration from Charlotte to Hartford: 221 (#73 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 737 to Charlotte

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#25. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 966 (#21 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Charlotte to Virginia Beach: 1,013 (#22 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 47 to Virginia Beach
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#24. Spartanburg, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Spartanburg in 2015-2019: 1,065 (#3 most common destination from Spartanburg)
- Migration from Charlotte to Spartanburg: 551 (#33 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 514 to Charlotte
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#23. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 1,069 (#17 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Charlotte to Baltimore: 326 (#55 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 743 to Charlotte
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#22. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Dallas in 2015-2019: 1,109 (#38 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Charlotte to Dallas: 1,020 (#21 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 89 to Charlotte
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#21. Rochester, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Rochester in 2015-2019: 1,187 (#4 most common destination from Rochester)
- Migration from Charlotte to Rochester: 416 (#45 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 771 to Charlotte

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#20. Wilmington, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Wilmington in 2015-2019: 1,200 (#4 most common destination from Wilmington)
- Migration from Charlotte to Wilmington: 2,221 (#9 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 1,021 to Wilmington
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#19. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Tampa in 2015-2019: 1,285 (#16 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Charlotte to Tampa: 1,150 (#20 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 135 to Charlotte
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#18. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 1,324 (#41 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Charlotte to Los Angeles: 1,225 (#17 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 99 to Charlotte
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#17. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Boston in 2015-2019: 1,428 (#24 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Charlotte to Boston: 698 (#27 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 730 to Charlotte
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#16. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 1,559 (#31 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Charlotte to Philadelphia: 820 (#24 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 739 to Charlotte

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#15. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Durham in 2015-2019: 1,658 (#5 most common destination from Durham)
- Migration from Charlotte to Durham: 3,192 (#5 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 1,534 to Durham
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#14. Asheville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Asheville in 2015-2019: 1,707 (#1 most common destination from Asheville)
- Migration from Charlotte to Asheville: 1,476 (#14 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 231 to Charlotte
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#13. Greenville-Anderson, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Greenville in 2015-2019: 1,721 (#4 most common destination from Greenville)
- Migration from Charlotte to Greenville: 2,448 (#8 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 727 to Greenville
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#12. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Chicago in 2015-2019: 1,805 (#42 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Charlotte to Chicago: 1,244 (#16 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 561 to Charlotte
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#11. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Charleston in 2015-2019: 2,080 (#3 most common destination from Charleston)
- Migration from Charlotte to Charleston: 2,150 (#10 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 70 to Charleston

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#10. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 2,151 (#2 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Charlotte to Fayetteville: 1,214 (#18 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 937 to Charlotte
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#9. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Miami in 2015-2019: 2,361 (#17 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Charlotte to Miami: 920 (#23 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 1,441 to Charlotte
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#8. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Raleigh in 2015-2019: 3,132 (#2 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Migration from Charlotte to Raleigh: 4,903 (#1 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 1,771 to Raleigh
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#7. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Washington in 2015-2019: 3,149 (#22 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Charlotte to Washington: 1,701 (#12 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 1,448 to Charlotte
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#6. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Columbia in 2015-2019: 3,297 (#1 most common destination from Columbia)
- Migration from Charlotte to Columbia: 3,195 (#4 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 102 to Charlotte

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#5. Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Hickory in 2015-2019: 3,307 (#1 most common destination from Hickory)
- Migration from Charlotte to Hickory: 4,450 (#2 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 1,143 to Hickory
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#4. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 3,667 (#7 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Charlotte to Atlanta: 2,580 (#7 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 1,087 to Charlotte
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#3. Winston-Salem, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Winston in 2015-2019: 3,983 (#2 most common destination from Winston)
- Migration from Charlotte to Winston: 2,607 (#6 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 1,376 to Charlotte
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#2. Greensboro-High Point, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from Greensboro in 2015-2019: 4,050 (#2 most common destination from Greensboro)
- Migration from Charlotte to Greensboro: 3,277 (#3 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 773 to Charlotte
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#1. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte from New York in 2015-2019: 8,855 (#15 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Charlotte to New York: 1,886 (#11 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 6,969 to Charlotte

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