Where people in Durham are moving to most

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June 22, 2022
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Where people in Durham are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 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 Durham between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Kansas City in 2015-2019: 127
- Migration from Kansas City to Durham: 144 (#84 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Net migration: 17 to Durham
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#49. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 130
- Migration from Portland to Durham: 140 (#88 most common destination from Portland)
- Net migration: 10 to Durham
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#48. Redding, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Redding in 2015-2019: 135
- Migration from Redding to Durham: 47 (#38 most common destination from Redding)
- Net migration: 88 to Redding
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#47. Knoxville, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Knoxville in 2015-2019: 137
- Migration from Knoxville to Durham: 48 (#89 most common destination from Knoxville)
- Net migration: 89 to Knoxville
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#46. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 138
- Migration from St. Louis to Durham: 98 (#126 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Net migration: 40 to St. Louis

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#45. Portland-South Portland, ME Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 143
- Migration from Portland to Durham: 0
- Net migration: 143 to Portland
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#44. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 145
- Migration from San Diego to Durham: 328 (#83 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 183 to Durham
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#43. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 147
- Migration from Tampa to Durham: 171 (#107 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 24 to Durham
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#42. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami in 2015-2019: 148
- Migration from Miami to Durham: 568 (#55 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 420 to Durham
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#41. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charleston in 2015-2019: 149
- Migration from Charleston to Durham: 118 (#56 most common destination from Charleston)
- Net migration: 31 to Charleston

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#40. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 162
- Migration from Austin to Durham: 216 (#65 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 54 to Durham
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#39. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland in 2015-2019: 170
- Migration from Cleveland to Durham: 53 (#127 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 117 to Cleveland
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#38. Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Deltona in 2015-2019: 172
- Migration from Deltona to Durham: 17 (#129 most common destination from Deltona)
- Net migration: 155 to Deltona
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#37. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Columbus in 2015-2019: 173
- Migration from Columbus to Durham: 156 (#73 most common destination from Columbus)
- Net migration: 17 to Columbus
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#36. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 174
- Migration from Indianapolis to Durham: 351 (#45 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Net migration: 177 to Durham

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#35. New Bern, NC Metro Area

- Migration to New Bern in 2015-2019: 182
- Migration from New Bern to Durham: 240 (#9 most common destination from New Bern)
- Net migration: 58 to Durham
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#34. Trenton-Princeton, NJ Metro Area

- Migration to Trenton in 2015-2019: 204
- Migration from Trenton to Durham: 81 (#40 most common destination from Trenton)
- Net migration: 123 to Trenton
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#33. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose in 2015-2019: 206
- Migration from San Jose to Durham: 129 (#71 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 77 to San Jose
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#32. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 227
- Migration from Los Angeles to Durham: 431 (#94 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 204 to Durham
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#31. Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory in 2015-2019: 232
- Migration from Hickory to Durham: 529 (#2 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 297 to Durham

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#30. Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metro Area

- Migration to Providence in 2015-2019: 234
- Migration from Providence to Durham: 108 (#68 most common destination from Providence)
- Net migration: 126 to Providence
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#29. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 235
- Migration from San Francisco to Durham: 577 (#48 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 342 to Durham
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#28. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Columbia in 2015-2019: 239
- Migration from Columbia to Durham: 357 (#22 most common destination from Columbia)
- Net migration: 118 to Durham
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#27. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 251
- Migration from Denver to Durham: 113 (#134 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 138 to Denver
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#26. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Tucson in 2015-2019: 303
- Migration from Tucson to Durham: 38 (#142 most common destination from Tucson)
- Net migration: 265 to Tucson

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

- Migration to Myrtle Beach in 2015-2019: 367
- Migration from Myrtle Beach to Durham: 190 (#24 most common destination from Myrtle Beach)
- Net migration: 177 to Myrtle Beach
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#24. Jacksonville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 380
- Migration from Jacksonville to Durham: 542 (#9 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Net migration: 162 to Durham
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#23. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 386
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Durham: 266 (#66 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 120 to Virginia Beach
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#22. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 404
- Migration from Phoenix to Durham: 114 (#151 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 290 to Phoenix
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#21. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 413
- Migration from Chicago to Durham: 435 (#109 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 22 to Durham

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#20. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Boston in 2015-2019: 437
- Migration from Boston to Durham: 524 (#48 most common destination from Boston)
- Net migration: 87 to Durham
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#19. Richmond, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond in 2015-2019: 440
- Migration from Richmond to Durham: 244 (#33 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 196 to Richmond
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#18. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Nashville in 2015-2019: 455
- Migration from Nashville to Durham: 171 (#67 most common destination from Nashville)
- Net migration: 284 to Nashville
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#17. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 458
- Migration from Dallas to Durham: 403 (#76 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 55 to Dallas
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#16. Asheville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Asheville in 2015-2019: 495
- Migration from Asheville to Durham: 466 (#6 most common destination from Asheville)
- Net migration: 29 to Asheville

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

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 545
- Migration from Houston to Durham: 290 (#94 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 255 to Houston
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#14. Wilmington, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Wilmington in 2015-2019: 562
- Migration from Wilmington to Durham: 569 (#6 most common destination from Wilmington)
- Net migration: 7 to Durham
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#13. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Baltimore in 2015-2019: 602
- Migration from Baltimore to Durham: 359 (#53 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Net migration: 243 to Baltimore
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#12. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 657
- Migration from Seattle to Durham: 305 (#79 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 352 to Seattle
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#11. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 682
- Migration from Philadelphia to Durham: 803 (#45 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Net migration: 121 to Durham

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#10. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 710
- Migration from Fayetteville to Durham: 1,050 (#5 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Net migration: 340 to Durham
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#9. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 811
- Migration from Atlanta to Durham: 671 (#65 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 140 to Atlanta
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#8. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 817
- Migration from New York to Durham: 2,499 (#45 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 1,682 to Durham
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#7. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 1,183
- Migration from Washington to Durham: 1,422 (#37 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 239 to Durham
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#6. Winston-Salem, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Winston in 2015-2019: 1,238
- Migration from Winston to Durham: 925 (#4 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 313 to Winston
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#5. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

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

- Migration to Greenville in 2015-2019: 1,750
- Migration from Greenville to Durham: 620 (#5 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 1,130 to Greenville
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#3. Burlington, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Burlington in 2015-2019: 1,893
- Migration from Burlington to Durham: 1,228 (#2 most common destination from Burlington)
- Net migration: 665 to Burlington
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#2. Greensboro-High Point, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Greensboro in 2015-2019: 2,272
- Migration from Greensboro to Durham: 1,245 (#5 most common destination from Greensboro)
- Net migration: 1,027 to Greensboro
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#1. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Raleigh in 2015-2019: 11,389
- Migration from Raleigh to Durham: 7,917 (#1 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Net migration: 3,472 to Raleigh

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