Where people in Polk County, NC are moving to most

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

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

#26. Middlesex County, Connecticut
- Migration to Middlesex County, Connecticut in 2015-2019: 10
- Migration from Middlesex County, Connecticut to Polk County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 10 to Middlesex County, Connecticut

#25. Wake County, North Carolina
- Migration to Wake County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 10
- Migration from Wake County, North Carolina to Polk County, North Carolina: 16
- Net migration: 6 to Polk County, North Carolina

#24. Poquoson city, Virginia
- Migration to Poquoson city, Virginia in 2015-2019: 11
- Migration from Poquoson city, Virginia to Polk County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 11 to Poquoson city, Virginia

#23. Randolph County, North Carolina
- Migration to Randolph County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 12
- Migration from Randolph County, North Carolina to Polk County, North Carolina: 4
- Net migration: 8 to Randolph County, North Carolina

#22. York County, South Carolina
- Migration to York County, South Carolina in 2015-2019: 12
- Migration from York County, South Carolina to Polk County, North Carolina: 9
- Net migration: 3 to York County, South Carolina

#21. Catawba County, North Carolina
- Migration to Catawba County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 13
- Migration from Catawba County, North Carolina to Polk County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 13 to Catawba County, North Carolina

#20. Jackson County, North Carolina
- Migration to Jackson County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 13
- Migration from Jackson County, North Carolina to Polk County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 13 to Jackson County, North Carolina

#19. Orange County, North Carolina
- Migration to Orange County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 13
- Migration from Orange County, North Carolina to Polk County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 13 to Orange County, North Carolina

#18. Anderson County, South Carolina
- Migration to Anderson County, South Carolina in 2015-2019: 13
- Migration from Anderson County, South Carolina to Polk County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 13 to Anderson County, South Carolina

#17. Hoke County, North Carolina
- Migration to Hoke County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 15
- Migration from Hoke County, North Carolina to Polk County, North Carolina: 35
- Net migration: 20 to Polk County, North Carolina

#16. Richmond County, North Carolina
- Migration to Richmond County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 17
- Migration from Richmond County, North Carolina to Polk County, North Carolina: 1
- Net migration: 16 to Richmond County, North Carolina

#15. Contra Costa County, California
- Migration to Contra Costa County, California in 2015-2019: 18
- Migration from Contra Costa County, California to Polk County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 18 to Contra Costa County, California

#14. Cumberland County, North Carolina
- Migration to Cumberland County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 19
- Migration from Cumberland County, North Carolina to Polk County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 19 to Cumberland County, North Carolina

#13. Buncombe County, North Carolina
- Migration to Buncombe County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 20
- Migration from Buncombe County, North Carolina to Polk County, North Carolina: 29
- Net migration: 9 to Polk County, North Carolina

#12. Maricopa County, Arizona
- Migration to Maricopa County, Arizona in 2015-2019: 21
- Migration from Maricopa County, Arizona to Polk County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 21 to Maricopa County, Arizona

#11. Onondaga County, New York
- Migration to Onondaga County, New York in 2015-2019: 22
- Migration from Onondaga County, New York to Polk County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 22 to Onondaga County, New York

#10. Guilford County, North Carolina
- Migration to Guilford County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 25
- Migration from Guilford County, North Carolina to Polk County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 25 to Guilford County, North Carolina

#9. Robeson County, North Carolina
- Migration to Robeson County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 26
- Migration from Robeson County, North Carolina to Polk County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 26 to Robeson County, North Carolina

#8. Bernalillo County, New Mexico
- Migration to Bernalillo County, New Mexico in 2015-2019: 29
- Migration from Bernalillo County, New Mexico to Polk County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 29 to Bernalillo County, New Mexico

#7. King County, Washington
- Migration to King County, Washington in 2015-2019: 42
- Migration from King County, Washington to Polk County, North Carolina: 5
- Net migration: 37 to King County, Washington

#6. Alameda County, California
- Migration to Alameda County, California in 2015-2019: 52
- Migration from Alameda County, California to Polk County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 52 to Alameda County, California

#5. McDowell County, North Carolina
- Migration to McDowell County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 70
- Migration from McDowell County, North Carolina to Polk County, North Carolina: 44
- Net migration: 26 to McDowell County, North Carolina

#4. Greenville County, South Carolina
- Migration to Greenville County, South Carolina in 2015-2019: 92
- Migration from Greenville County, South Carolina to Polk County, North Carolina: 67
- Net migration: 25 to Greenville County, South Carolina

#3. Henderson County, North Carolina
- Migration to Henderson County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 182
- Migration from Henderson County, North Carolina to Polk County, North Carolina: 58
- Net migration: 124 to Henderson County, North Carolina

#2. Spartanburg County, South Carolina
- Migration to Spartanburg County, South Carolina in 2015-2019: 189
- Migration from Spartanburg County, South Carolina to Polk County, North Carolina: 46
- Net migration: 143 to Spartanburg County, South Carolina

#1. Rutherford County, North Carolina
- Migration to Rutherford County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 215
- Migration from Rutherford County, North Carolina to Polk County, North Carolina: 212
- Net migration: 3 to Rutherford County, North Carolina

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