Where people in Union County, NC are moving to most

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

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

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#30. Richmond County, North Carolina

- Migration to Richmond County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 103
- Migration from Richmond County, North Carolina to Union County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 103 to Richmond County, North Carolina
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#29. Maricopa County, Arizona

- Migration to Maricopa County, Arizona in 2015-2019: 103
- Migration from Maricopa County, Arizona to Union County, North Carolina: 227
- Net migration: 124 to Union County, North Carolina
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#28. Los Angeles County, California

- Migration to Los Angeles County, California in 2015-2019: 109
- Migration from Los Angeles County, California to Union County, North Carolina: 14
- Net migration: 95 to Los Angeles County, California
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#27. Brevard County, Florida

- Migration to Brevard County, Florida in 2015-2019: 110
- Migration from Brevard County, Florida to Union County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 110 to Brevard County, Florida
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#26. Queens County, New York

- Migration to Queens County, New York in 2015-2019: 113
- Migration from Queens County, New York to Union County, North Carolina: 16
- Net migration: 97 to Queens County, New York
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#25. Jackson County, North Carolina

- Migration to Jackson County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 123
- Migration from Jackson County, North Carolina to Union County, North Carolina: 13
- Net migration: 110 to Jackson County, North Carolina
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#24. Chesterfield County, South Carolina

- Migration to Chesterfield County, South Carolina in 2015-2019: 125
- Migration from Chesterfield County, South Carolina to Union County, North Carolina: 51
- Net migration: 74 to Chesterfield County, South Carolina
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#23. Berkeley County, South Carolina

- Migration to Berkeley County, South Carolina in 2015-2019: 129
- Migration from Berkeley County, South Carolina to Union County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 129 to Berkeley County, South Carolina
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#22. Pitt County, North Carolina

- Migration to Pitt County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 144
- Migration from Pitt County, North Carolina to Union County, North Carolina: 5
- Net migration: 139 to Pitt County, North Carolina
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#21. Iredell County, North Carolina

- Migration to Iredell County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 153
- Migration from Iredell County, North Carolina to Union County, North Carolina: 52
- Net migration: 101 to Iredell County, North Carolina
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#20. Durham County, North Carolina

- Migration to Durham County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 157
- Migration from Durham County, North Carolina to Union County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 157 to Durham County, North Carolina
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#19. Russell County, Alabama

- Migration to Russell County, Alabama in 2015-2019: 160
- Migration from Russell County, Alabama to Union County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 160 to Russell County, Alabama
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#18. Guilford County, North Carolina

- Migration to Guilford County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 164
- Migration from Guilford County, North Carolina to Union County, North Carolina: 84
- Net migration: 80 to Guilford County, North Carolina
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#17. Catawba County, North Carolina

- Migration to Catawba County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 177
- Migration from Catawba County, North Carolina to Union County, North Carolina: 26
- Net migration: 151 to Catawba County, North Carolina
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#16. Orange County, North Carolina

- Migration to Orange County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 183
- Migration from Orange County, North Carolina to Union County, North Carolina: 8
- Net migration: 175 to Orange County, North Carolina
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#15. Hillsborough County, New Hampshire

- Migration to Hillsborough County, New Hampshire in 2015-2019: 185
- Migration from Hillsborough County, New Hampshire to Union County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 185 to Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
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#14. Boone County, Missouri

- Migration to Boone County, Missouri in 2015-2019: 204
- Migration from Boone County, Missouri to Union County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 204 to Boone County, Missouri
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#13. Gaston County, North Carolina

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

- Migration to Gilmer County, Georgia in 2015-2019: 232
- Migration from Gilmer County, Georgia to Union County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 232 to Gilmer County, Georgia
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#11. Fort Bend County, Texas

- Migration to Fort Bend County, Texas in 2015-2019: 233
- Migration from Fort Bend County, Texas to Union County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 233 to Fort Bend County, Texas
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#10. Stanly County, North Carolina

- Migration to Stanly County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 248
- Migration from Stanly County, North Carolina to Union County, North Carolina: 127
- Net migration: 121 to Stanly County, North Carolina
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#9. Anson County, North Carolina

- Migration to Anson County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 251
- Migration from Anson County, North Carolina to Union County, North Carolina: 240
- Net migration: 11 to Anson County, North Carolina
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#8. Orange County, California

- Migration to Orange County, California in 2015-2019: 274
- Migration from Orange County, California to Union County, North Carolina: 86
- Net migration: 188 to Orange County, California
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#7. York County, South Carolina

- Migration to York County, South Carolina in 2015-2019: 290
- Migration from York County, South Carolina to Union County, North Carolina: 73
- Net migration: 217 to York County, South Carolina
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#6. New Hanover County, North Carolina

- Migration to New Hanover County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 297
- Migration from New Hanover County, North Carolina to Union County, North Carolina: 33
- Net migration: 264 to New Hanover County, North Carolina
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#5. Cabarrus County, North Carolina

- Migration to Cabarrus County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 317
- Migration from Cabarrus County, North Carolina to Union County, North Carolina: 228
- Net migration: 89 to Cabarrus County, North Carolina
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#4. Watauga County, North Carolina

- Migration to Watauga County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 388
- Migration from Watauga County, North Carolina to Union County, North Carolina: 24
- Net migration: 364 to Watauga County, North Carolina
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#3. Wake County, North Carolina

- Migration to Wake County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 551
- Migration from Wake County, North Carolina to Union County, North Carolina: 93
- Net migration: 458 to Wake County, North Carolina
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#2. Lancaster County, South Carolina

- Migration to Lancaster County, South Carolina in 2015-2019: 642
- Migration from Lancaster County, South Carolina to Union County, North Carolina: 421
- Net migration: 221 to Lancaster County, South Carolina
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#1. Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

- Migration to Mecklenburg County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 4,362
- Migration from Mecklenburg County, North Carolina to Union County, North Carolina: 6,063
- Net migration: 1,701 to Union County, North Carolina

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