Metros sending the most people to Greenville, North Carolina

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Greenville, North Carolina

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

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#50. Asheville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Asheville in 2015-2019: 32 (#82 most common destination from Asheville)
- Migration from Greenville to Asheville: 216 (#10 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 184 to Asheville
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#49. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Portland in 2015-2019: 34 (#186 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Greenville to Portland: 0 (#105 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 34 to Greenville
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#48. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Riverside in 2015-2019: 34 (#211 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Greenville to Riverside: 23 (#51 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 11 to Greenville
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#47. Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Albany in 2015-2019: 36 (#103 most common destination from Albany)
- Migration from Greenville to Albany: 0 (#105 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 36 to Greenville
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#46. Hilton Head Island-Bluffton, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Hilton Head Island in 2015-2019: 41 (#56 most common destination from Hilton Head Island)
- Migration from Greenville to Hilton Head Island: 0 (#105 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 41 to Greenville

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

- Migration to Greenville from Boston in 2015-2019: 42 (#189 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Greenville to Boston: 0 (#105 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 42 to Greenville
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#44. Lancaster, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Lancaster in 2015-2019: 44 (#72 most common destination from Lancaster)
- Migration from Greenville to Lancaster: 0 (#105 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 44 to Greenville
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#43. Greenville-Anderson, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Greenville in 2015-2019: 45 (#81 most common destination from Greenville)
- Migration from Greenville to Greenville: 19 (#56 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 26 to Greenville
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#42. Gainesville, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Gainesville in 2015-2019: 46 (#24 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Migration from Greenville to Gainesville: 0 (#105 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 46 to Greenville
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#41. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 48 (#142 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Migration from Greenville to Cincinnati: 0 (#105 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 48 to Greenville

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#40. Kingsport-Bristol, TN-VA Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Kingsport in 2015-2019: 50 (#37 most common destination from Kingsport)
- Migration from Greenville to Kingsport: 0 (#105 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 50 to Greenville
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#39. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Killeen in 2015-2019: 51 (#90 most common destination from Killeen)
- Migration from Greenville to Killeen: 0 (#105 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 51 to Greenville
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#38. Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Shreveport in 2015-2019: 51 (#53 most common destination from Shreveport)
- Migration from Greenville to Shreveport: 0 (#105 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 51 to Greenville
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#37. Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Lafayette in 2015-2019: 58 (#46 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Migration from Greenville to Lafayette: 0 (#105 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 58 to Greenville
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#36. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 59 (#145 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Greenville to Pittsburgh: 32 (#44 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 27 to Greenville

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#35. Toledo, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Toledo in 2015-2019: 62 (#57 most common destination from Toledo)
- Migration from Greenville to Toledo: 0 (#105 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 62 to Greenville
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#34. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 62 (#155 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Greenville to Baltimore: 59 (#28 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 3 to Greenville
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#33. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Myrtle Beach in 2015-2019: 63 (#63 most common destination from Myrtle Beach)
- Migration from Greenville to Myrtle Beach: 20 (#54 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 43 to Greenville
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#32. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Columbus in 2015-2019: 69 (#112 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Greenville to Columbus: 0 (#105 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 69 to Greenville
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#31. Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Baton Rouge in 2015-2019: 74 (#51 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Migration from Greenville to Baton Rouge: 0 (#105 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 74 to Greenville

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#30. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Detroit in 2015-2019: 93 (#126 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Greenville to Detroit: 0 (#105 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 93 to Greenville
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#29. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Cleveland in 2015-2019: 116 (#77 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Migration from Greenville to Cleveland: 0 (#105 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 116 to Greenville
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#28. Richmond, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Richmond in 2015-2019: 116 (#60 most common destination from Richmond)
- Migration from Greenville to Richmond: 39 (#38 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 77 to Greenville
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#27. Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Albuquerque in 2015-2019: 123 (#61 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Migration from Greenville to Albuquerque: 0 (#105 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 123 to Greenville
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#26. Rapid City, SD Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Rapid City in 2015-2019: 125 (#12 most common destination from Rapid City)
- Migration from Greenville to Rapid City: 0 (#105 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 125 to Greenville

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#25. Springfield, MA Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Springfield in 2015-2019: 125 (#32 most common destination from Springfield)
- Migration from Greenville to Springfield: 0 (#105 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 125 to Greenville
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#24. New Haven-Milford, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from New Haven in 2015-2019: 145 (#40 most common destination from New Haven)
- Migration from Greenville to New Haven: 67 (#24 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 78 to Greenville
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#23. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 158 (#133 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Greenville to Philadelphia: 84 (#22 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 74 to Greenville
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#22. Savannah, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Savannah in 2015-2019: 160 (#40 most common destination from Savannah)
- Migration from Greenville to Savannah: 0 (#105 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 160 to Greenville
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#21. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 174 (#81 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Greenville to Minneapolis: 0 (#105 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 174 to Greenville

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#20. Burlington, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Burlington in 2015-2019: 181 (#8 most common destination from Burlington)
- Migration from Greenville to Burlington: 1 (#77 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 180 to Greenville
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#19. Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Hickory in 2015-2019: 181 (#12 most common destination from Hickory)
- Migration from Greenville to Hickory: 67 (#24 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 114 to Greenville
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#18. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Washington in 2015-2019: 201 (#158 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Greenville to Washington: 123 (#16 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 78 to Greenville
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#17. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Dallas in 2015-2019: 217 (#124 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Greenville to Dallas: 135 (#15 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 82 to Greenville
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#16. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 263 (#121 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Greenville to Atlanta: 236 (#9 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 27 to Greenville

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#15. Salisbury, MD-DE Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Salisbury in 2015-2019: 265 (#9 most common destination from Salisbury)
- Migration from Greenville to Salisbury: 0 (#105 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 265 to Greenville
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#14. Goldsboro, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Goldsboro in 2015-2019: 333 (#2 most common destination from Goldsboro)
- Migration from Greenville to Goldsboro: 274 (#8 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 59 to Greenville
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#13. Winston-Salem, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Winston in 2015-2019: 339 (#7 most common destination from Winston)
- Migration from Greenville to Winston: 105 (#19 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 234 to Greenville
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#12. Jacksonville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 367 (#13 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Greenville to Jacksonville: 111 (#18 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 256 to Greenville
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#11. Greensboro-High Point, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Greensboro in 2015-2019: 381 (#16 most common destination from Greensboro)
- Migration from Greenville to Greensboro: 386 (#6 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 5 to Greensboro

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#10. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Miami in 2015-2019: 442 (#66 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Greenville to Miami: 154 (#12 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 288 to Greenville
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#9. Wilmington, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Wilmington in 2015-2019: 595 (#5 most common destination from Wilmington)
- Migration from Greenville to Wilmington: 303 (#7 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 292 to Greenville
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#8. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 702 (#28 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Greenville to Virginia Beach: 139 (#14 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 563 to Greenville
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#7. New Bern, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from New Bern in 2015-2019: 725 (#1 most common destination from New Bern)
- Migration from Greenville to New Bern: 662 (#2 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 63 to Greenville
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#6. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 801 (#11 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Greenville to Fayetteville: 178 (#11 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 623 to Greenville

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#5. Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Rocky Mount in 2015-2019: 1,051 (#2 most common destination from Rocky Mount)
- Migration from Greenville to Rocky Mount: 656 (#3 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 395 to Greenville
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#4. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from New York in 2015-2019: 1,112 (#81 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Greenville to New York: 92 (#20 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 1,020 to Greenville
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#3. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 1,412 (#15 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Greenville to Charlotte: 639 (#4 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 773 to Greenville
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#2. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Durham in 2015-2019: 1,750 (#4 most common destination from Durham)
- Migration from Greenville to Durham: 620 (#5 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 1,130 to Greenville
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#1. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville from Raleigh in 2015-2019: 2,352 (#4 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Migration from Greenville to Raleigh: 1,723 (#1 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 629 to Greenville

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