Where people in Winston-Salem are moving to most

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July 18, 2022
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Where people in Winston-Salem are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Winston-Salem, NC Metro Area are moving to the most using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Metros are ranked by the estimated number of people who moved to the metro from Winston-Salem between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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

- Migration to Miami in 2015-2019: 85
- Migration from Miami to Winston: 207 (#110 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 122 to Winston
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#49. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Columbus in 2015-2019: 88
- Migration from Columbus to Winston: 94 (#95 most common destination from Columbus)
- Net migration: 6 to Winston
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#48. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Baltimore in 2015-2019: 96
- Migration from Baltimore to Winston: 175 (#94 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Net migration: 79 to Winston
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#47. Salisbury, MD-DE Metro Area

- Migration to Salisbury in 2015-2019: 98
- Migration from Salisbury to Winston: 6 (#107 most common destination from Salisbury)
- Net migration: 92 to Salisbury
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#46. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 99
- Migration from San Francisco to Winston: 38 (#183 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 61 to San Francisco

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#45. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Boston in 2015-2019: 101
- Migration from Boston to Winston: 185 (#94 most common destination from Boston)
- Net migration: 84 to Winston
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#44. Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Rocky Mount in 2015-2019: 107
- Migration from Rocky Mount to Winston: 204 (#9 most common destination from Rocky Mount)
- Net migration: 97 to Winston
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#43. Spartanburg, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Spartanburg in 2015-2019: 108
- Migration from Spartanburg to Winston: 11 (#60 most common destination from Spartanburg)
- Net migration: 97 to Spartanburg
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#42. Goldsboro, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Goldsboro in 2015-2019: 113
- Migration from Goldsboro to Winston: 252 (#6 most common destination from Goldsboro)
- Net migration: 139 to Winston
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#41. Gainesville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville in 2015-2019: 114
- Migration from Gainesville to Winston: 22 (#93 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 92 to Gainesville

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#40. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland in 2015-2019: 117
- Migration from Cleveland to Winston: 116 (#77 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 1 to Cleveland
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#39. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 123
- Migration from San Diego to Winston: 70 (#190 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 53 to San Diego
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#38. Kingsport-Bristol, TN-VA Metro Area

- Migration to Kingsport in 2015-2019: 124
- Migration from Kingsport to Winston: 45 (#40 most common destination from Kingsport)
- Net migration: 79 to Kingsport
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#37. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 125
- Migration from Austin to Winston: 61 (#138 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 64 to Austin
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#36. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 127
- Migration from Jacksonville to Winston: 203 (#60 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Net migration: 76 to Winston

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#35. Jacksonville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 135
- Migration from Jacksonville to Winston: 151 (#44 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Net migration: 16 to Winston
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#34. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Kansas City in 2015-2019: 142
- Migration from Kansas City to Winston: 24 (#189 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Net migration: 118 to Kansas City
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#33. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 145
- Migration from New York to Winston: 963 (#86 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 818 to Winston
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#32. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Nashville in 2015-2019: 146
- Migration from Nashville to Winston: 21 (#214 most common destination from Nashville)
- Net migration: 125 to Nashville
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#31. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charleston in 2015-2019: 148
- Migration from Charleston to Winston: 211 (#35 most common destination from Charleston)
- Net migration: 63 to Winston

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#30. Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area

- Migration to Allentown in 2015-2019: 151
- Migration from Allentown to Winston: 28 (#106 most common destination from Allentown)
- Net migration: 123 to Allentown
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#29. Knoxville, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Knoxville in 2015-2019: 164
- Migration from Knoxville to Winston: 83 (#61 most common destination from Knoxville)
- Net migration: 81 to Knoxville
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#28. Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Sebastian in 2015-2019: 173
- Migration from Sebastian to Winston: 20 (#52 most common destination from Sebastian)
- Net migration: 153 to Sebastian
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#27. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 175
- Migration from Phoenix to Winston: 55 (#230 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 120 to Phoenix
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#26. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Orlando in 2015-2019: 181
- Migration from Orlando to Winston: 330 (#56 most common destination from Orlando)
- Net migration: 149 to Winston

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#25. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to San Antonio in 2015-2019: 187
- Migration from San Antonio to Winston: 108 (#117 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Net migration: 79 to San Antonio
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#24. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lakeland in 2015-2019: 188
- Migration from Lakeland to Winston: 0
- Net migration: 188 to Lakeland
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#23. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 191
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Winston: 68 (#129 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 123 to Pittsburgh
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#22. Greenville-Anderson, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville in 2015-2019: 193
- Migration from Greenville to Winston: 274 (#21 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 81 to Winston
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#21. Blacksburg-Christiansburg, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg in 2015-2019: 195
- Migration from Blacksburg to Winston: 38 (#49 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 157 to Blacksburg

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#20. Asheville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Asheville in 2015-2019: 205
- Migration from Asheville to Winston: 506 (#5 most common destination from Asheville)
- Net migration: 301 to Winston
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#19. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 215
- Migration from Denver to Winston: 143 (#115 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 72 to Denver
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#18. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 222
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Winston: 516 (#38 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 294 to Winston
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#17. Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory in 2015-2019: 237
- Migration from Hickory to Winston: 499 (#3 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 262 to Winston
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#16. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Pensacola in 2015-2019: 239
- Migration from Pensacola to Winston: 13 (#160 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Net migration: 226 to Pensacola

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#15. Burlington, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Burlington in 2015-2019: 249
- Migration from Burlington to Winston: 145 (#9 most common destination from Burlington)
- Net migration: 104 to Burlington
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#14. Richmond, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond in 2015-2019: 251
- Migration from Richmond to Winston: 156 (#49 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 95 to Richmond
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#13. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 286
- Migration from Philadelphia to Winston: 238 (#107 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Net migration: 48 to Philadelphia
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#12. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 297
- Migration from Chicago to Winston: 144 (#191 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 153 to Chicago
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#11. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

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

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#10. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 320
- Migration from Washington to Winston: 552 (#77 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 232 to Winston
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#9. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 331
- Migration from Tampa to Winston: 278 (#79 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 53 to Tampa
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#8. Wilmington, NC Metro Area

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

- Migration to Greenville in 2015-2019: 339
- Migration from Greenville to Winston: 105 (#19 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 234 to Greenville
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#6. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Myrtle Beach in 2015-2019: 404
- Migration from Myrtle Beach to Winston: 271 (#13 most common destination from Myrtle Beach)
- Net migration: 133 to Myrtle Beach
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#5. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 472
- Migration from Atlanta to Winston: 486 (#82 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 14 to Winston
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#4. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Durham in 2015-2019: 925
- Migration from Durham to Winston: 1,238 (#6 most common destination from Durham)
- Net migration: 313 to Winston
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#3. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Raleigh in 2015-2019: 1,270
- Migration from Raleigh to Winston: 1,196 (#10 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Net migration: 74 to Raleigh
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#2. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

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

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

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