Metros sending the most people to Dayton

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Dayton

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

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#50. South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from South Bend in 2015-2019: 121 (#24 most common destination from South Bend)
- Migration from Dayton to South Bend: 110 (#46 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 11 to Dayton
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#49. Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Milwaukee in 2015-2019: 121 (#68 most common destination from Milwaukee)
- Migration from Dayton to Milwaukee: 145 (#42 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 24 to Milwaukee
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#48. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Charleston in 2015-2019: 124 (#53 most common destination from Charleston)
- Migration from Dayton to Charleston: 73 (#63 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 51 to Dayton
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#47. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Nashville in 2015-2019: 124 (#82 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Dayton to Nashville: 181 (#34 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 57 to Nashville
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#46. Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Brownsville in 2015-2019: 127 (#16 most common destination from Brownsville)
- Migration from Dayton to Brownsville: 0 (#222 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 127 to Dayton

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#45. Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Omaha in 2015-2019: 128 (#56 most common destination from Omaha)
- Migration from Dayton to Omaha: 22 (#125 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 106 to Dayton
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#44. Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Grand Rapids in 2015-2019: 128 (#43 most common destination from Grand Rapids)
- Migration from Dayton to Grand Rapids: 89 (#54 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 39 to Dayton
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#43. Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Spokane in 2015-2019: 130 (#33 most common destination from Spokane)
- Migration from Dayton to Spokane: 19 (#136 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 111 to Dayton
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#42. Lima, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Lima in 2015-2019: 131 (#6 most common destination from Lima)
- Migration from Dayton to Lima: 208 (#24 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 77 to Lima
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#41. Lincoln, NE Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Lincoln in 2015-2019: 138 (#14 most common destination from Lincoln)
- Migration from Dayton to Lincoln: 24 (#118 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 114 to Dayton

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#40. Valdosta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Valdosta in 2015-2019: 141 (#10 most common destination from Valdosta)
- Migration from Dayton to Valdosta: 0 (#222 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 141 to Dayton
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#39. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Houston in 2015-2019: 155 (#140 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Dayton to Houston: 44 (#85 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 111 to Dayton
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#38. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Miami in 2015-2019: 155 (#132 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Dayton to Miami: 136 (#44 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 19 to Dayton
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#37. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 162 (#104 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Dayton to San Francisco: 56 (#71 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 106 to Dayton
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#36. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Raleigh in 2015-2019: 164 (#55 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Migration from Dayton to Raleigh: 7 (#174 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 157 to Dayton

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#35. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 169 (#96 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Dayton to Baltimore: 294 (#17 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 125 to Baltimore
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#34. Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Crestview in 2015-2019: 186 (#26 most common destination from Crestview)
- Migration from Dayton to Crestview: 137 (#43 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 49 to Dayton
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#33. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 190 (#124 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Dayton to Philadelphia: 185 (#32 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 5 to Dayton
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#32. Iowa City, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Iowa City in 2015-2019: 191 (#17 most common destination from Iowa City)
- Migration from Dayton to Iowa City: 0 (#222 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 191 to Dayton
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#31. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Memphis in 2015-2019: 192 (#49 most common destination from Memphis)
- Migration from Dayton to Memphis: 0 (#222 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 192 to Dayton

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#30. Lexington-Fayette, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Lexington in 2015-2019: 204 (#20 most common destination from Lexington)
- Migration from Dayton to Lexington: 363 (#12 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 159 to Lexington
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#29. Carbondale-Marion, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Carbondale in 2015-2019: 210 (#6 most common destination from Carbondale)
- Migration from Dayton to Carbondale: 4 (#188 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 206 to Dayton
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#28. Knoxville, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Knoxville in 2015-2019: 210 (#22 most common destination from Knoxville)
- Migration from Dayton to Knoxville: 106 (#48 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 104 to Dayton
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#27. Green Bay, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Green Bay in 2015-2019: 212 (#10 most common destination from Green Bay)
- Migration from Dayton to Green Bay: 0 (#222 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 212 to Dayton
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#26. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Tampa in 2015-2019: 223 (#84 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Dayton to Tampa: 880 (#4 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 657 to Tampa

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#25. Canton-Massillon, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Canton in 2015-2019: 248 (#7 most common destination from Canton)
- Migration from Dayton to Canton: 207 (#25 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 41 to Dayton
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#24. Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Louisville/Jefferson County in 2015-2019: 267 (#29 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Migration from Dayton to Louisville/Jefferson County: 85 (#57 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 182 to Dayton
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#23. Akron, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Akron in 2015-2019: 269 (#15 most common destination from Akron)
- Migration from Dayton to Akron: 605 (#6 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 336 to Akron
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#22. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Seattle in 2015-2019: 288 (#87 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Dayton to Seattle: 164 (#36 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 124 to Dayton
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#21. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Dallas in 2015-2019: 307 (#97 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Dayton to Dallas: 582 (#7 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 275 to Dallas

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

- Migration to Dayton from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 316 (#56 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Dayton to St. Louis: 320 (#15 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 4 to St. Louis
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#19. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 334 (#51 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Dayton to San Antonio: 279 (#19 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 55 to Dayton
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#18. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Boston in 2015-2019: 336 (#71 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Dayton to Boston: 51 (#75 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 285 to Dayton
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#17. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 340 (#106 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Dayton to Los Angeles: 408 (#11 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 68 to Los Angeles
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#16. Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Huntington in 2015-2019: 345 (#6 most common destination from Huntington)
- Migration from Dayton to Huntington: 34 (#102 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 311 to Dayton

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#15. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 347 (#32 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Migration from Dayton to Colorado Springs: 215 (#23 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 132 to Dayton
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#14. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 372 (#65 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Dayton to Phoenix: 183 (#33 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 189 to Dayton
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#13. Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Youngstown in 2015-2019: 424 (#8 most common destination from Youngstown)
- Migration from Dayton to Youngstown: 58 (#69 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 366 to Dayton
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#12. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from New York in 2015-2019: 447 (#126 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Dayton to New York: 62 (#67 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 385 to Dayton
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#11. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 512 (#33 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Dayton to Pittsburgh: 149 (#40 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 363 to Dayton

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

- Migration to Dayton from Detroit in 2015-2019: 623 (#33 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Dayton to Detroit: 265 (#20 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 358 to Dayton
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#9. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 635 (#68 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Dayton to Atlanta: 488 (#9 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 147 to Dayton
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#8. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Washington in 2015-2019: 671 (#72 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Dayton to Washington: 330 (#14 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 341 to Dayton
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#7. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 684 (#19 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Dayton to Indianapolis: 227 (#22 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 457 to Dayton
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#6. Toledo, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Toledo in 2015-2019: 750 (#6 most common destination from Toledo)
- Migration from Dayton to Toledo: 811 (#5 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 61 to Toledo

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#5. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Chicago in 2015-2019: 1,204 (#52 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Dayton to Chicago: 360 (#13 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 844 to Dayton
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#4. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Cleveland in 2015-2019: 1,419 (#5 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Migration from Dayton to Cleveland: 521 (#8 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 898 to Dayton
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#3. Springfield, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Springfield in 2015-2019: 1,901 (#1 most common destination from Springfield)
- Migration from Dayton to Springfield: 1,894 (#3 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 7 to Dayton
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#2. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Columbus in 2015-2019: 3,328 (#2 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Dayton to Columbus: 3,536 (#2 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 208 to Columbus
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#1. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton from Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 5,798 (#2 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Migration from Dayton to Cincinnati: 6,793 (#1 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 995 to Cincinnati

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