Metros sending the most people to Winston-Salem

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Winston-Salem

Stacker compiled a list of metros that are sending the most people to Winston-Salem, NC Metro Area using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Metros are ranked by the estimated number of people who moved to Winston 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 Winston from Birmingham in 2015-2019: 92 (#61 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Migration from Winston to Birmingham: 3 (#143 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 89 to Winston
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#49. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Columbus in 2015-2019: 94 (#95 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Winston to Columbus: 88 (#49 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 6 to Winston
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#48. Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Augusta in 2015-2019: 96 (#54 most common destination from Augusta)
- Migration from Winston to Augusta: 35 (#74 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 61 to Winston
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#47. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Killeen in 2015-2019: 97 (#62 most common destination from Killeen)
- Migration from Winston to Killeen: 8 (#127 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 89 to Winston
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#46. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 97 (#101 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Winston to Indianapolis: 69 (#55 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 28 to Winston

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#45. Greenville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Greenville in 2015-2019: 105 (#19 most common destination from Greenville)
- Migration from Winston to Greenville: 339 (#7 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 234 to Greenville
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#44. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 108 (#117 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Winston to San Antonio: 187 (#25 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 79 to San Antonio
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#43. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Bridgeport in 2015-2019: 115 (#50 most common destination from Bridgeport)
- Migration from Winston to Bridgeport: 14 (#109 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 101 to Winston
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#42. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Cleveland in 2015-2019: 116 (#77 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Migration from Winston to Cleveland: 117 (#40 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 1 to Cleveland
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#41. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 117 (#116 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Winston to St. Louis: 28 (#80 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 89 to Winston

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#40. Jackson, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Jackson in 2015-2019: 123 (#27 most common destination from Jackson)
- Migration from Winston to Jackson: 0 (#179 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 123 to Winston
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#39. Hilton Head Island-Bluffton, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Hilton Head Island in 2015-2019: 128 (#21 most common destination from Hilton Head Island)
- Migration from Winston to Hilton Head Island: 7 (#130 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 121 to Winston
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#38. Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Albany in 2015-2019: 137 (#53 most common destination from Albany)
- Migration from Winston to Albany: 43 (#70 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 94 to Winston
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#37. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Denver in 2015-2019: 143 (#115 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Winston to Denver: 215 (#19 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 72 to Denver
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#36. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Chicago in 2015-2019: 144 (#191 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Winston to Chicago: 297 (#12 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 153 to Chicago

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#35. Burlington, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Burlington in 2015-2019: 145 (#9 most common destination from Burlington)
- Migration from Winston to Burlington: 249 (#15 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 104 to Burlington
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#34. Jacksonville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 151 (#44 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Winston to Jacksonville: 135 (#35 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 16 to Winston
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#33. Richmond, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Richmond in 2015-2019: 156 (#49 most common destination from Richmond)
- Migration from Winston to Richmond: 251 (#14 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 95 to Richmond
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#32. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 175 (#94 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Winston to Baltimore: 96 (#48 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 79 to Winston
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#31. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Houston in 2015-2019: 177 (#129 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Winston to Houston: 84 (#51 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 93 to Winston

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#30. Panama City, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Panama City in 2015-2019: 185 (#20 most common destination from Panama City)
- Migration from Winston to Panama City: 0 (#179 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 185 to Winston
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#29. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Boston in 2015-2019: 185 (#94 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Winston to Boston: 101 (#45 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 84 to Winston
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#28. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Palm Bay in 2015-2019: 196 (#21 most common destination from Palm Bay)
- Migration from Winston to Palm Bay: 0 (#179 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 196 to Winston
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#27. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 203 (#60 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Winston to Jacksonville: 127 (#36 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 76 to Winston
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#26. Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Rocky Mount in 2015-2019: 204 (#9 most common destination from Rocky Mount)
- Migration from Winston to Rocky Mount: 107 (#44 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 97 to Winston

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

- Migration to Winston from Miami in 2015-2019: 207 (#110 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Winston to Miami: 85 (#50 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 122 to Winston
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#24. Gainesville, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Gainesville in 2015-2019: 209 (#4 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Migration from Winston to Gainesville: 5 (#138 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 204 to Winston
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#23. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Charleston in 2015-2019: 211 (#35 most common destination from Charleston)
- Migration from Winston to Charleston: 148 (#31 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 63 to Winston
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#22. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Dallas in 2015-2019: 216 (#125 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Winston to Dallas: 63 (#62 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 153 to Winston
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#21. Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Hartford in 2015-2019: 220 (#43 most common destination from Hartford)
- Migration from Winston to Hartford: 0 (#179 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 220 to Winston

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#20. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 238 (#107 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Winston to Philadelphia: 286 (#13 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 48 to Philadelphia
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#19. Wilmington, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Wilmington in 2015-2019: 242 (#10 most common destination from Wilmington)
- Migration from Winston to Wilmington: 333 (#8 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 91 to Wilmington
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#18. Goldsboro, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Goldsboro in 2015-2019: 252 (#6 most common destination from Goldsboro)
- Migration from Winston to Goldsboro: 113 (#42 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 139 to Winston
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#17. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Myrtle Beach in 2015-2019: 271 (#13 most common destination from Myrtle Beach)
- Migration from Winston to Myrtle Beach: 404 (#6 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 133 to Myrtle Beach
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#16. Greenville-Anderson, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Greenville in 2015-2019: 274 (#21 most common destination from Greenville)
- Migration from Winston to Greenville: 193 (#22 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 81 to Winston

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#15. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Memphis in 2015-2019: 278 (#30 most common destination from Memphis)
- Migration from Winston to Memphis: 0 (#179 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 278 to Winston
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#14. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Tampa in 2015-2019: 278 (#79 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Winston to Tampa: 331 (#9 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 53 to Tampa
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#13. Roanoke, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Roanoke in 2015-2019: 322 (#9 most common destination from Roanoke)
- Migration from Winston to Roanoke: 65 (#61 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 257 to Winston
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#12. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Orlando in 2015-2019: 330 (#56 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Winston to Orlando: 181 (#26 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 149 to Winston
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#11. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 460 (#26 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Winston to Fayetteville: 300 (#11 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 160 to Winston

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#10. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 486 (#82 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Winston to Atlanta: 472 (#5 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 14 to Winston
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#9. Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Hickory in 2015-2019: 499 (#3 most common destination from Hickory)
- Migration from Winston to Hickory: 237 (#17 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 262 to Winston
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#8. Asheville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Asheville in 2015-2019: 506 (#5 most common destination from Asheville)
- Migration from Winston to Asheville: 205 (#20 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 301 to Winston
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#7. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 516 (#38 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Winston to Virginia Beach: 222 (#18 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 294 to Winston
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#6. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Washington in 2015-2019: 552 (#77 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Winston to Washington: 320 (#10 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 232 to Winston

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

- Migration to Winston from New York in 2015-2019: 963 (#86 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Winston to New York: 145 (#33 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 818 to Winston
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#4. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Raleigh in 2015-2019: 1,196 (#10 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Migration from Winston to Raleigh: 1,270 (#3 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 74 to Raleigh
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#3. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Durham in 2015-2019: 1,238 (#6 most common destination from Durham)
- Migration from Winston to Durham: 925 (#4 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 313 to Winston
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#2. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 2,607 (#6 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Winston to Charlotte: 3,983 (#2 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 1,376 to Charlotte
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#1. Greensboro-High Point, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Winston from Greensboro in 2015-2019: 5,870 (#1 most common destination from Greensboro)
- Migration from Winston to Greensboro: 6,106 (#1 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 236 to Greensboro

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