Metros sending the most people to Cleveland

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Cleveland

Stacker compiled a list of metros that are sending the most people to Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Metros are ranked by the estimated number of people who moved to Cleveland from the metro between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Weirton in 2015-2019: 198 (#6 most common destination from Weirton)
- Migration from Cleveland to Weirton: 24 (#171 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 174 to Cleveland
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#49. Lima, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Lima in 2015-2019: 203 (#5 most common destination from Lima)
- Migration from Cleveland to Lima: 141 (#69 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 62 to Cleveland
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#48. Roanoke, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Roanoke in 2015-2019: 204 (#16 most common destination from Roanoke)
- Migration from Cleveland to Roanoke: 19 (#188 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 185 to Cleveland
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#47. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Denver in 2015-2019: 207 (#88 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Cleveland to Denver: 438 (#27 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 231 to Denver
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#46. Syracuse, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Syracuse in 2015-2019: 209 (#26 most common destination from Syracuse)
- Migration from Cleveland to Syracuse: 110 (#85 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 99 to Cleveland

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#45. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Seattle in 2015-2019: 218 (#99 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Cleveland to Seattle: 352 (#32 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 134 to Seattle
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#44. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 224 (#63 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Cleveland to Minneapolis: 691 (#19 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 467 to Minneapolis
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#43. Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Hartford in 2015-2019: 228 (#39 most common destination from Hartford)
- Migration from Cleveland to Hartford: 260 (#45 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 32 to Hartford
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#42. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from North Port in 2015-2019: 232 (#25 most common destination from North Port)
- Migration from Cleveland to North Port: 311 (#38 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 79 to North Port
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#41. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 234 (#92 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Cleveland to Phoenix: 696 (#18 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 462 to Phoenix

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#40. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Bridgeport in 2015-2019: 241 (#29 most common destination from Bridgeport)
- Migration from Cleveland to Bridgeport: 109 (#87 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 132 to Cleveland
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#39. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 241 (#66 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Cleveland to St. Louis: 331 (#35 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 90 to St. Louis
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#38. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Lakeland in 2015-2019: 243 (#21 most common destination from Lakeland)
- Migration from Cleveland to Lakeland: 209 (#50 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 34 to Cleveland
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#37. Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Milwaukee in 2015-2019: 251 (#39 most common destination from Milwaukee)
- Migration from Cleveland to Milwaukee: 193 (#53 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 58 to Cleveland
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#36. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 252 (#73 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Cleveland to Baltimore: 339 (#33 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 87 to Baltimore

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#35. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 264 (#67 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Cleveland to Virginia Beach: 432 (#28 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 168 to Virginia Beach
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#34. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Portland in 2015-2019: 270 (#52 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Cleveland to Portland: 162 (#61 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 108 to Cleveland
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#33. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Cape Coral in 2015-2019: 270 (#17 most common destination from Cape Coral)
- Migration from Cleveland to Cape Coral: 323 (#36 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 53 to Cape Coral
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#32. Springfield, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Springfield in 2015-2019: 275 (#4 most common destination from Springfield)
- Migration from Cleveland to Springfield: 361 (#31 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 86 to Springfield
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#31. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Killeen in 2015-2019: 284 (#28 most common destination from Killeen)
- Migration from Cleveland to Killeen: 175 (#59 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 109 to Cleveland

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#30. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Orlando in 2015-2019: 284 (#62 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Cleveland to Orlando: 564 (#21 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 280 to Orlando
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#29. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 295 (#62 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Cleveland to Charlotte: 439 (#26 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 144 to Charlotte
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#28. Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Buffalo in 2015-2019: 348 (#16 most common destination from Buffalo)
- Migration from Cleveland to Buffalo: 111 (#83 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 237 to Cleveland
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#27. Erie, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Erie in 2015-2019: 353 (#5 most common destination from Erie)
- Migration from Cleveland to Erie: 298 (#39 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 55 to Cleveland
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#26. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Boston in 2015-2019: 359 (#67 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Cleveland to Boston: 399 (#30 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 40 to Boston

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#25. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Dallas in 2015-2019: 401 (#77 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Cleveland to Dallas: 194 (#52 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 207 to Cleveland
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#24. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 428 (#37 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Cleveland to Indianapolis: 112 (#81 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 316 to Cleveland
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#23. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 429 (#37 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Migration from Cleveland to Las Vegas: 284 (#43 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 145 to Cleveland
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#22. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from San Diego in 2015-2019: 444 (#64 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Cleveland to San Diego: 148 (#66 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 296 to Cleveland
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#21. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 450 (#73 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Cleveland to Philadelphia: 780 (#16 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 330 to Philadelphia

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

- Migration to Cleveland from Miami in 2015-2019: 473 (#62 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Cleveland to Miami: 595 (#20 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 122 to Miami
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#19. Dayton-Kettering, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Dayton in 2015-2019: 521 (#8 most common destination from Dayton)
- Migration from Cleveland to Dayton: 1,419 (#5 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 898 to Dayton
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#18. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 532 (#32 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Cleveland to San Antonio: 45 (#137 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 487 to Cleveland
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#17. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Houston in 2015-2019: 548 (#59 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Cleveland to Houston: 561 (#22 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 13 to Houston
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#16. Mansfield, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Mansfield in 2015-2019: 641 (#2 most common destination from Mansfield)
- Migration from Cleveland to Mansfield: 1,153 (#9 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 512 to Mansfield

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#15. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Tampa in 2015-2019: 661 (#36 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Cleveland to Tampa: 553 (#23 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 108 to Cleveland
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#14. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 689 (#72 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Cleveland to Los Angeles: 877 (#15 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 188 to Los Angeles
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#13. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 732 (#42 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Cleveland to San Francisco: 400 (#29 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 332 to Cleveland
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#12. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 852 (#52 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Cleveland to Atlanta: 884 (#14 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 32 to Atlanta
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#11. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Washington in 2015-2019: 916 (#59 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Cleveland to Washington: 928 (#12 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 12 to Washington

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#10. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Detroit in 2015-2019: 944 (#19 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Cleveland to Detroit: 977 (#11 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 33 to Detroit
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#9. Canton-Massillon, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Canton in 2015-2019: 1,114 (#2 most common destination from Canton)
- Migration from Cleveland to Canton: 1,025 (#10 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 89 to Cleveland
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#8. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 1,212 (#9 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Cleveland to Pittsburgh: 918 (#13 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 294 to Cleveland
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#7. Toledo, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Toledo in 2015-2019: 1,341 (#2 most common destination from Toledo)
- Migration from Cleveland to Toledo: 3,166 (#3 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 1,825 to Toledo
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#6. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Chicago in 2015-2019: 1,519 (#47 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Cleveland to Chicago: 1,340 (#7 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 179 to Cleveland

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#5. Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Youngstown in 2015-2019: 1,733 (#2 most common destination from Youngstown)
- Migration from Cleveland to Youngstown: 1,222 (#8 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 511 to Cleveland
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#4. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 1,764 (#6 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Migration from Cleveland to Cincinnati: 2,959 (#4 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 1,195 to Cincinnati
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#3. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from New York in 2015-2019: 2,005 (#53 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Cleveland to New York: 1,345 (#6 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 660 to Cleveland
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#2. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Columbus in 2015-2019: 2,864 (#3 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Cleveland to Columbus: 5,917 (#2 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 3,053 to Columbus
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#1. Akron, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland from Akron in 2015-2019: 6,755 (#1 most common destination from Akron)
- Migration from Cleveland to Akron: 9,005 (#1 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 2,250 to Akron

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