Where people in Gaston County, NC are moving to most

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

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

#30. Perry County, Ohio
- Migration to Perry County, Ohio in 2015-2019: 63
- Migration from Perry County, Ohio to Gaston County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 63 to Perry County, Ohio

#29. Cumberland County, North Carolina
- Migration to Cumberland County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 63
- Migration from Cumberland County, North Carolina to Gaston County, North Carolina: 7
- Net migration: 56 to Cumberland County, North Carolina

#28. New Hanover County, North Carolina
- Migration to New Hanover County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 64
- Migration from New Hanover County, North Carolina to Gaston County, North Carolina: 193
- Net migration: 129 to Gaston County, North Carolina

#27. Davie County, North Carolina
- Migration to Davie County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 76
- Migration from Davie County, North Carolina to Gaston County, North Carolina: 22
- Net migration: 54 to Davie County, North Carolina

#26. Clark County, Nevada
- Migration to Clark County, Nevada in 2015-2019: 78
- Migration from Clark County, Nevada to Gaston County, North Carolina: 85
- Net migration: 7 to Gaston County, North Carolina

#25. Polk County, Florida
- Migration to Polk County, Florida in 2015-2019: 81
- Migration from Polk County, Florida to Gaston County, North Carolina: 61
- Net migration: 20 to Polk County, Florida

#24. Randolph County, North Carolina
- Migration to Randolph County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 83
- Migration from Randolph County, North Carolina to Gaston County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 83 to Randolph County, North Carolina

#23. Brunswick County, North Carolina
- Migration to Brunswick County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 86
- Migration from Brunswick County, North Carolina to Gaston County, North Carolina: 10
- Net migration: 76 to Brunswick County, North Carolina

#22. Bexar County, Texas
- Migration to Bexar County, Texas in 2015-2019: 87
- Migration from Bexar County, Texas to Gaston County, North Carolina: 29
- Net migration: 58 to Bexar County, Texas

#21. Spartanburg County, South Carolina
- Migration to Spartanburg County, South Carolina in 2015-2019: 88
- Migration from Spartanburg County, South Carolina to Gaston County, North Carolina: 52
- Net migration: 36 to Spartanburg County, South Carolina

#20. Forsyth County, North Carolina
- Migration to Forsyth County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 92
- Migration from Forsyth County, North Carolina to Gaston County, North Carolina: 707
- Net migration: 615 to Gaston County, North Carolina

#19. Rutherford County, North Carolina
- Migration to Rutherford County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 101
- Migration from Rutherford County, North Carolina to Gaston County, North Carolina: 41
- Net migration: 60 to Rutherford County, North Carolina

#18. Middlesex County, New Jersey
- Migration to Middlesex County, New Jersey in 2015-2019: 102
- Migration from Middlesex County, New Jersey to Gaston County, North Carolina: 19
- Net migration: 83 to Middlesex County, New Jersey

#17. Buncombe County, North Carolina
- Migration to Buncombe County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 102
- Migration from Buncombe County, North Carolina to Gaston County, North Carolina: 47
- Net migration: 55 to Buncombe County, North Carolina

#16. Harris County, Texas
- Migration to Harris County, Texas in 2015-2019: 107
- Migration from Harris County, Texas to Gaston County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 107 to Harris County, Texas

#15. Cherokee County, South Carolina
- Migration to Cherokee County, South Carolina in 2015-2019: 107
- Migration from Cherokee County, South Carolina to Gaston County, North Carolina: 198
- Net migration: 91 to Gaston County, North Carolina

#14. Cobb County, Georgia
- Migration to Cobb County, Georgia in 2015-2019: 109
- Migration from Cobb County, Georgia to Gaston County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 109 to Cobb County, Georgia

#13. Cabarrus County, North Carolina
- Migration to Cabarrus County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 114
- Migration from Cabarrus County, North Carolina to Gaston County, North Carolina: 334
- Net migration: 220 to Gaston County, North Carolina

#12. Davis County, Utah
- Migration to Davis County, Utah in 2015-2019: 151
- Migration from Davis County, Utah to Gaston County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 151 to Davis County, Utah

#11. Union County, North Carolina
- Migration to Union County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 182
- Migration from Union County, North Carolina to Gaston County, North Carolina: 212
- Net migration: 30 to Gaston County, North Carolina

#10. Watauga County, North Carolina
- Migration to Watauga County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 192
- Migration from Watauga County, North Carolina to Gaston County, North Carolina: 90
- Net migration: 102 to Watauga County, North Carolina

#9. Wake County, North Carolina
- Migration to Wake County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 213
- Migration from Wake County, North Carolina to Gaston County, North Carolina: 178
- Net migration: 35 to Wake County, North Carolina

#8. Orange County, North Carolina
- Migration to Orange County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 287
- Migration from Orange County, North Carolina to Gaston County, North Carolina: 8
- Net migration: 279 to Orange County, North Carolina

#7. Shelby County, Tennessee
- Migration to Shelby County, Tennessee in 2015-2019: 331
- Migration from Shelby County, Tennessee to Gaston County, North Carolina: 16
- Net migration: 315 to Shelby County, Tennessee

#6. Guilford County, North Carolina
- Migration to Guilford County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 389
- Migration from Guilford County, North Carolina to Gaston County, North Carolina: 209
- Net migration: 180 to Guilford County, North Carolina

#5. Catawba County, North Carolina
- Migration to Catawba County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 421
- Migration from Catawba County, North Carolina to Gaston County, North Carolina: 145
- Net migration: 276 to Catawba County, North Carolina

#4. York County, South Carolina
- Migration to York County, South Carolina in 2015-2019: 508
- Migration from York County, South Carolina to Gaston County, North Carolina: 480
- Net migration: 28 to York County, South Carolina

#3. Lincoln County, North Carolina
- Migration to Lincoln County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 781
- Migration from Lincoln County, North Carolina to Gaston County, North Carolina: 695
- Net migration: 86 to Lincoln County, North Carolina

#2. Cleveland County, North Carolina
- Migration to Cleveland County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 1,146
- Migration from Cleveland County, North Carolina to Gaston County, North Carolina: 992
- Net migration: 154 to Cleveland County, North Carolina

#1. Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
- Migration to Mecklenburg County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 1,818
- Migration from Mecklenburg County, North Carolina to Gaston County, North Carolina: 3,145
- Net migration: 1,327 to Gaston County, North Carolina

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