Where people in Wilkes County, NC are moving to most

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

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

#30. Stokes County, North Carolina
- Migration to Stokes County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 18
- Migration from Stokes County, North Carolina to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 18 to Stokes County, North Carolina

#29. Wabash County, Indiana
- Migration to Wabash County, Indiana in 2015-2019: 19
- Migration from Wabash County, Indiana to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 19 to Wabash County, Indiana

#28. Georgetown County, South Carolina
- Migration to Georgetown County, South Carolina in 2015-2019: 19
- Migration from Georgetown County, South Carolina to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 19 to Georgetown County, South Carolina

#27. Catawba County, North Carolina
- Migration to Catawba County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 21
- Migration from Catawba County, North Carolina to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 54
- Net migration: 33 to Wilkes County, North Carolina

#26. Tyrrell County, North Carolina
- Migration to Tyrrell County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 22
- Migration from Tyrrell County, North Carolina to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 22 to Tyrrell County, North Carolina

#25. Granville County, North Carolina
- Migration to Granville County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 23
- Migration from Granville County, North Carolina to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 23 to Granville County, North Carolina

#24. Orange County, North Carolina
- Migration to Orange County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 23
- Migration from Orange County, North Carolina to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 23 to Orange County, North Carolina

#23. Jackson County, North Carolina
- Migration to Jackson County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 24
- Migration from Jackson County, North Carolina to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 8
- Net migration: 16 to Jackson County, North Carolina

#22. Los Angeles County, California
- Migration to Los Angeles County, California in 2015-2019: 25
- Migration from Los Angeles County, California to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 25 to Los Angeles County, California

#21. Montgomery County, North Carolina
- Migration to Montgomery County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 25
- Migration from Montgomery County, North Carolina to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 25 to Montgomery County, North Carolina

#20. Watauga County, North Carolina
- Migration to Watauga County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 29
- Migration from Watauga County, North Carolina to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 87
- Net migration: 58 to Wilkes County, North Carolina

#19. Cabarrus County, North Carolina
- Migration to Cabarrus County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 30
- Migration from Cabarrus County, North Carolina to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 14
- Net migration: 16 to Cabarrus County, North Carolina

#18. Dare County, North Carolina
- Migration to Dare County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 31
- Migration from Dare County, North Carolina to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 31 to Dare County, North Carolina

#17. Avery County, North Carolina
- Migration to Avery County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 31
- Migration from Avery County, North Carolina to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 16
- Net migration: 15 to Avery County, North Carolina

#16. Gaston County, North Carolina
- Migration to Gaston County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 33
- Migration from Gaston County, North Carolina to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 33 to Gaston County, North Carolina

#15. Monroe County, Pennsylvania
- Migration to Monroe County, Pennsylvania in 2015-2019: 33
- Migration from Monroe County, Pennsylvania to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 33 to Monroe County, Pennsylvania

#14. New Hanover County, North Carolina
- Migration to New Hanover County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 33
- Migration from New Hanover County, North Carolina to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 51
- Net migration: 18 to Wilkes County, North Carolina

#13. Guilford County, North Carolina
- Migration to Guilford County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 37
- Migration from Guilford County, North Carolina to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 26
- Net migration: 11 to Guilford County, North Carolina

#12. Erie County, Pennsylvania
- Migration to Erie County, Pennsylvania in 2015-2019: 44
- Migration from Erie County, Pennsylvania to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 44 to Erie County, Pennsylvania

#11. Forsyth County, North Carolina
- Migration to Forsyth County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 47
- Migration from Forsyth County, North Carolina to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 156
- Net migration: 109 to Wilkes County, North Carolina

#10. Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
- Migration to Mecklenburg County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 48
- Migration from Mecklenburg County, North Carolina to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 68
- Net migration: 20 to Wilkes County, North Carolina

#9. Davie County, North Carolina
- Migration to Davie County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 50
- Migration from Davie County, North Carolina to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 50 to Davie County, North Carolina

#8. Norfolk city, Virginia
- Migration to Norfolk city, Virginia in 2015-2019: 54
- Migration from Norfolk city, Virginia to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 54 to Norfolk city, Virginia

#7. Maui County, Hawaii
- Migration to Maui County, Hawaii in 2015-2019: 63
- Migration from Maui County, Hawaii to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 63 to Maui County, Hawaii

#6. Buncombe County, North Carolina
- Migration to Buncombe County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 67
- Migration from Buncombe County, North Carolina to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 12
- Net migration: 55 to Buncombe County, North Carolina

#5. Surry County, North Carolina
- Migration to Surry County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 97
- Migration from Surry County, North Carolina to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 105
- Net migration: 8 to Wilkes County, North Carolina

#4. Wilson County, North Carolina
- Migration to Wilson County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 128
- Migration from Wilson County, North Carolina to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 0
- Net migration: 128 to Wilson County, North Carolina

#3. Yadkin County, North Carolina
- Migration to Yadkin County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 162
- Migration from Yadkin County, North Carolina to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 7
- Net migration: 155 to Yadkin County, North Carolina

#2. Davidson County, North Carolina
- Migration to Davidson County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 187
- Migration from Davidson County, North Carolina to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 15
- Net migration: 172 to Davidson County, North Carolina

#1. Caldwell County, North Carolina
- Migration to Caldwell County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 271
- Migration from Caldwell County, North Carolina to Wilkes County, North Carolina: 37
- Net migration: 234 to Caldwell County, North Carolina

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