Metros sending the most people to Hickory

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April 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Hickory

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

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#50. Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Birmingham in 2015-2019: 44 (#97 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Migration from Hickory to Birmingham: 9 (#81 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 35 to Hickory
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#49. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Sacramento in 2015-2019: 44 (#141 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Migration from Hickory to Sacramento: 11 (#73 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 33 to Hickory
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#48. Dalton, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Dalton in 2015-2019: 46 (#14 most common destination from Dalton)
- Migration from Hickory to Dalton: 0 (#123 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 46 to Hickory
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#47. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Nashville in 2015-2019: 46 (#151 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Hickory to Nashville: 58 (#35 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 12 to Nashville
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#46. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Houston in 2015-2019: 46 (#235 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Hickory to Houston: 272 (#8 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 226 to Houston

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#45. Flint, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Flint in 2015-2019: 49 (#48 most common destination from Flint)
- Migration from Hickory to Flint: 31 (#46 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 18 to Hickory
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#44. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from North Port in 2015-2019: 52 (#93 most common destination from North Port)
- Migration from Hickory to North Port: 17 (#61 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 35 to Hickory
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#43. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 52 (#149 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Hickory to Jacksonville: 107 (#18 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 55 to Jacksonville
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#42. Gainesville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Gainesville in 2015-2019: 55 (#60 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Migration from Hickory to Gainesville: 0 (#123 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 55 to Hickory
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#41. Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Hagerstown in 2015-2019: 55 (#38 most common destination from Hagerstown)
- Migration from Hickory to Hagerstown: 0 (#123 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 55 to Hickory

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#40. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Charleston in 2015-2019: 55 (#93 most common destination from Charleston)
- Migration from Hickory to Charleston: 72 (#26 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 17 to Charleston
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#39. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Washington in 2015-2019: 57 (#252 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Hickory to Washington: 183 (#11 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 126 to Washington
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#38. Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Daphne in 2015-2019: 59 (#24 most common destination from Daphne)
- Migration from Hickory to Daphne: 0 (#123 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 59 to Hickory
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#37. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 67 (#152 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Hickory to San Francisco: 0 (#123 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 67 to Hickory
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#36. Greenville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Greenville in 2015-2019: 67 (#24 most common destination from Greenville)
- Migration from Hickory to Greenville: 181 (#12 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 114 to Greenville

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#35. Winchester, VA-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Winchester in 2015-2019: 69 (#12 most common destination from Winchester)
- Migration from Hickory to Winchester: 0 (#123 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 69 to Hickory
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#34. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 74 (#144 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Hickory to Baltimore: 0 (#123 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 74 to Hickory
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#33. New Haven-Milford, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from New Haven in 2015-2019: 75 (#70 most common destination from New Haven)
- Migration from Hickory to New Haven: 0 (#123 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 75 to Hickory
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#32. Spartanburg, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Spartanburg in 2015-2019: 75 (#17 most common destination from Spartanburg)
- Migration from Hickory to Spartanburg: 105 (#19 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 30 to Spartanburg
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#31. Johnson City, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Johnson City in 2015-2019: 76 (#22 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Migration from Hickory to Johnson City: 27 (#48 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 49 to Hickory

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#30. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Seattle in 2015-2019: 78 (#172 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Hickory to Seattle: 0 (#123 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 78 to Hickory
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#29. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Riverside in 2015-2019: 80 (#155 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Hickory to Riverside: 83 (#24 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 3 to Riverside
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#28. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Detroit in 2015-2019: 86 (#130 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Hickory to Detroit: 12 (#70 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 74 to Hickory
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#27. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 90 (#131 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Hickory to Minneapolis: 10 (#77 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 80 to Hickory
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#26. Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Allentown in 2015-2019: 95 (#51 most common destination from Allentown)
- Migration from Hickory to Allentown: 0 (#123 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 95 to Hickory

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#25. Wilmington, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Wilmington in 2015-2019: 108 (#28 most common destination from Wilmington)
- Migration from Hickory to Wilmington: 147 (#16 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 39 to Wilmington
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#24. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 108 (#78 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Hickory to Fayetteville: 248 (#9 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 140 to Fayetteville
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#23. Burlington, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Burlington in 2015-2019: 118 (#11 most common destination from Burlington)
- Migration from Hickory to Burlington: 164 (#14 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 46 to Burlington
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#22. Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Rocky Mount in 2015-2019: 121 (#14 most common destination from Rocky Mount)
- Migration from Hickory to Rocky Mount: 20 (#55 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 101 to Hickory
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#21. Canton-Massillon, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Canton in 2015-2019: 128 (#18 most common destination from Canton)
- Migration from Hickory to Canton: 36 (#42 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 92 to Hickory

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#20. Norwich-New London, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Norwich in 2015-2019: 129 (#20 most common destination from Norwich)
- Migration from Hickory to Norwich: 0 (#123 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 129 to Hickory
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#19. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Miami in 2015-2019: 138 (#139 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Hickory to Miami: 21 (#53 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 117 to Hickory
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#18. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Myrtle Beach in 2015-2019: 139 (#32 most common destination from Myrtle Beach)
- Migration from Hickory to Myrtle Beach: 287 (#7 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 148 to Myrtle Beach
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#17. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 149 (#96 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Hickory to Virginia Beach: 26 (#49 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 123 to Hickory
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#16. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 169 (#75 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Migration from Hickory to Las Vegas: 0 (#123 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 169 to Hickory

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#15. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Lakeland in 2015-2019: 170 (#28 most common destination from Lakeland)
- Migration from Hickory to Lakeland: 0 (#123 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 170 to Hickory
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#14. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 171 (#71 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Migration from Hickory to Cincinnati: 0 (#123 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 171 to Hickory
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#13. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Tampa in 2015-2019: 197 (#95 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Hickory to Tampa: 15 (#63 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 182 to Hickory
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#12. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Dallas in 2015-2019: 199 (#130 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Hickory to Dallas: 165 (#13 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 34 to Hickory
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#11. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 207 (#149 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Hickory to Los Angeles: 63 (#31 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 144 to Hickory

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#10. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Chicago in 2015-2019: 230 (#151 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Hickory to Chicago: 0 (#123 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 230 to Hickory
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#9. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Durham in 2015-2019: 232 (#31 most common destination from Durham)
- Migration from Hickory to Durham: 529 (#2 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 297 to Durham
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#8. Winston-Salem, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Winston in 2015-2019: 237 (#17 most common destination from Winston)
- Migration from Hickory to Winston: 499 (#3 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 262 to Winston
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#7. Blacksburg-Christiansburg, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Blacksburg in 2015-2019: 248 (#8 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Migration from Hickory to Blacksburg: 0 (#123 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 248 to Hickory
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#6. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 276 (#117 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Hickory to Atlanta: 58 (#35 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 218 to Hickory

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#5. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from New York in 2015-2019: 323 (#151 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Hickory to New York: 0 (#123 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 323 to Hickory
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#4. Greensboro-High Point, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Greensboro in 2015-2019: 341 (#18 most common destination from Greensboro)
- Migration from Hickory to Greensboro: 312 (#5 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 29 to Hickory
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#3. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Raleigh in 2015-2019: 394 (#32 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Migration from Hickory to Raleigh: 443 (#4 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 49 to Raleigh
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#2. Asheville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Asheville in 2015-2019: 855 (#2 most common destination from Asheville)
- Migration from Hickory to Asheville: 311 (#6 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 544 to Hickory
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#1. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 4,450 (#2 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Hickory to Charlotte: 3,307 (#1 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 1,143 to Hickory

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