Where people in Cleveland are moving to most

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July 18, 2022
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Where people in Cleveland are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Cleveland-Elyria, OH 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 Cleveland between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lakeland in 2015-2019: 209
- Migration from Lakeland to Cleveland: 243 (#21 most common destination from Lakeland)
- Net migration: 34 to Cleveland
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#49. Greensboro-High Point, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Greensboro in 2015-2019: 214
- Migration from Greensboro to Cleveland: 5 (#142 most common destination from Greensboro)
- Net migration: 209 to Greensboro
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#48. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 224
- Migration from Austin to Cleveland: 139 (#89 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 85 to Austin
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#47. Hilton Head Island-Bluffton, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Hilton Head Island in 2015-2019: 231
- Migration from Hilton Head Island to Cleveland: 30 (#71 most common destination from Hilton Head Island)
- Net migration: 201 to Hilton Head Island
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#46. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Clarksville in 2015-2019: 235
- Migration from Clarksville to Cleveland: 26 (#125 most common destination from Clarksville)
- Net migration: 209 to Clarksville

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#45. Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Hartford in 2015-2019: 260
- Migration from Hartford to Cleveland: 228 (#39 most common destination from Hartford)
- Net migration: 32 to Hartford
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#44. Naples-Marco Island, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Naples in 2015-2019: 263
- Migration from Naples to Cleveland: 55 (#56 most common destination from Naples)
- Net migration: 208 to Naples
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#43. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 284
- Migration from Las Vegas to Cleveland: 429 (#37 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 145 to Cleveland
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#42. Wheeling, WV-OH Metro Area

- Migration to Wheeling in 2015-2019: 288
- Migration from Wheeling to Cleveland: 104 (#7 most common destination from Wheeling)
- Net migration: 184 to Wheeling
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#41. Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County in 2015-2019: 291
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Cleveland: 172 (#42 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 119 to Louisville/Jefferson County

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#40. State College, PA Metro Area

- Migration to State College in 2015-2019: 293
- Migration from State College to Cleveland: 8 (#104 most common destination from State College)
- Net migration: 285 to State College
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#39. Erie, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Erie in 2015-2019: 298
- Migration from Erie to Cleveland: 353 (#5 most common destination from Erie)
- Net migration: 55 to Cleveland
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#38. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to North Port in 2015-2019: 311
- Migration from North Port to Cleveland: 232 (#25 most common destination from North Port)
- Net migration: 79 to North Port
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#37. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 317
- Migration from Jacksonville to Cleveland: 20 (#212 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Net migration: 297 to Jacksonville
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#36. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Cape Coral in 2015-2019: 323
- Migration from Cape Coral to Cleveland: 270 (#17 most common destination from Cape Coral)
- Net migration: 53 to Cape Coral

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#35. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 331
- Migration from St. Louis to Cleveland: 241 (#66 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Net migration: 90 to St. Louis
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#34. Warner Robins, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Warner Robins in 2015-2019: 335
- Migration from Warner Robins to Cleveland: 29 (#49 most common destination from Warner Robins)
- Net migration: 306 to Warner Robins
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#33. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Baltimore in 2015-2019: 339
- Migration from Baltimore to Cleveland: 252 (#73 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Net migration: 87 to Baltimore
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#32. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 352
- Migration from Seattle to Cleveland: 218 (#99 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 134 to Seattle
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#31. Springfield, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Springfield in 2015-2019: 361
- Migration from Springfield to Cleveland: 275 (#4 most common destination from Springfield)
- Net migration: 86 to Springfield

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

- Migration to Boston in 2015-2019: 399
- Migration from Boston to Cleveland: 359 (#67 most common destination from Boston)
- Net migration: 40 to Boston
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#29. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 400
- Migration from San Francisco to Cleveland: 732 (#42 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 332 to Cleveland
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#28. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 432
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Cleveland: 264 (#67 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 168 to Virginia Beach
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#27. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 438
- Migration from Denver to Cleveland: 207 (#88 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 231 to Denver
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#26. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte in 2015-2019: 439
- Migration from Charlotte to Cleveland: 295 (#62 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 144 to Charlotte

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#25. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Nashville in 2015-2019: 441
- Migration from Nashville to Cleveland: 92 (#100 most common destination from Nashville)
- Net migration: 349 to Nashville
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#24. Ann Arbor, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor in 2015-2019: 471
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Cleveland: 114 (#36 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 357 to Ann Arbor
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#23. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 553
- Migration from Tampa to Cleveland: 661 (#36 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 108 to Cleveland
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#22. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 561
- Migration from Houston to Cleveland: 548 (#59 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 13 to Houston
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#21. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Orlando in 2015-2019: 564
- Migration from Orlando to Cleveland: 284 (#62 most common destination from Orlando)
- Net migration: 280 to Orlando

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

- Migration to Miami in 2015-2019: 595
- Migration from Miami to Cleveland: 473 (#62 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 122 to Miami
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#19. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 691
- Migration from Minneapolis to Cleveland: 224 (#63 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 467 to Minneapolis
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#18. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 696
- Migration from Phoenix to Cleveland: 234 (#92 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 462 to Phoenix
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#17. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Raleigh in 2015-2019: 741
- Migration from Raleigh to Cleveland: 117 (#67 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Net migration: 624 to Raleigh
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#16. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

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

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#15. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 877
- Migration from Los Angeles to Cleveland: 689 (#72 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 188 to Los Angeles
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#14. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 884
- Migration from Atlanta to Cleveland: 852 (#52 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 32 to Atlanta
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#13. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 918
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Cleveland: 1,212 (#9 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 294 to Cleveland
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#12. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 928
- Migration from Washington to Cleveland: 916 (#59 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 12 to Washington
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#11. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Detroit in 2015-2019: 977
- Migration from Detroit to Cleveland: 944 (#19 most common destination from Detroit)
- Net migration: 33 to Detroit

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#10. Canton-Massillon, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Canton in 2015-2019: 1,025
- Migration from Canton to Cleveland: 1,114 (#2 most common destination from Canton)
- Net migration: 89 to Cleveland
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#9. Mansfield, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Mansfield in 2015-2019: 1,153
- Migration from Mansfield to Cleveland: 641 (#2 most common destination from Mansfield)
- Net migration: 512 to Mansfield
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#8. Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Youngstown in 2015-2019: 1,222
- Migration from Youngstown to Cleveland: 1,733 (#2 most common destination from Youngstown)
- Net migration: 511 to Cleveland
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#7. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 1,340
- Migration from Chicago to Cleveland: 1,519 (#47 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 179 to Cleveland
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#6. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

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

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#5. Dayton-Kettering, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton in 2015-2019: 1,419
- Migration from Dayton to Cleveland: 521 (#8 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 898 to Dayton
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#4. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 2,959
- Migration from Cincinnati to Cleveland: 1,764 (#6 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Net migration: 1,195 to Cincinnati
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#3. Toledo, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Toledo in 2015-2019: 3,166
- Migration from Toledo to Cleveland: 1,341 (#2 most common destination from Toledo)
- Net migration: 1,825 to Toledo
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#2. Columbus, OH Metro Area

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

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

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