Metros sending the most people to Oklahoma City

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January 18, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Oklahoma City

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

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

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Omaha in 2015-2019: 172 (#45 most common destination from Omaha)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Omaha: 104 (#70 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 68 to Oklahoma City
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#49. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 175 (#69 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Indianapolis: 191 (#39 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 16 to Indianapolis
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#48. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 176 (#79 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Minneapolis: 167 (#47 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 9 to Oklahoma City
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#47. Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Brownsville in 2015-2019: 178 (#11 most common destination from Brownsville)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Brownsville: 14 (#186 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 164 to Oklahoma City
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#46. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 178 (#64 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Jacksonville: 127 (#60 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 51 to Oklahoma City

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

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 179 (#91 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Baltimore: 116 (#67 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 63 to Oklahoma City
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#44. Lawrence, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Lawrence in 2015-2019: 181 (#7 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Lawrence: 113 (#68 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 68 to Oklahoma City
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#43. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 186 (#55 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Fayetteville: 28 (#146 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 158 to Oklahoma City
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#42. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Killeen in 2015-2019: 187 (#37 most common destination from Killeen)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Killeen: 57 (#102 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 130 to Oklahoma City
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#41. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Seattle in 2015-2019: 191 (#105 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Seattle: 558 (#9 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 367 to Seattle

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

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 193 (#123 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Philadelphia: 242 (#30 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 49 to Philadelphia
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#39. Fort Smith, AR-OK Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Fort Smith in 2015-2019: 195 (#5 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Fort Smith: 209 (#34 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 14 to Fort Smith
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#38. Odessa, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Odessa in 2015-2019: 219 (#8 most common destination from Odessa)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Odessa: 0 (#253 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 219 to Oklahoma City
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#37. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Clarksville in 2015-2019: 221 (#26 most common destination from Clarksville)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Clarksville: 130 (#57 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 91 to Oklahoma City
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#36. Salinas, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Salinas in 2015-2019: 234 (#30 most common destination from Salinas)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Salinas: 19 (#174 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 215 to Oklahoma City

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#35. Corpus Christi, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Corpus Christi in 2015-2019: 243 (#14 most common destination from Corpus Christi)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Corpus Christi: 56 (#104 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 187 to Oklahoma City
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#34. Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Olympia in 2015-2019: 246 (#13 most common destination from Olympia)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Olympia: 91 (#73 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 155 to Oklahoma City
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#33. Lubbock, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Lubbock in 2015-2019: 252 (#14 most common destination from Lubbock)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Lubbock: 122 (#63 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 130 to Oklahoma City
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#32. Salt Lake City, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Salt Lake City in 2015-2019: 262 (#30 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Salt Lake City: 36 (#131 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 226 to Oklahoma City
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#31. Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Albuquerque in 2015-2019: 268 (#24 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Albuquerque: 413 (#18 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 145 to Albuquerque

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#30. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 273 (#55 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Las Vegas: 259 (#28 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 14 to Oklahoma City
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#29. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Miami in 2015-2019: 290 (#91 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Miami: 153 (#50 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 137 to Oklahoma City
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#28. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Riverside in 2015-2019: 317 (#72 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Riverside: 402 (#19 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 85 to Riverside
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#27. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 332 (#35 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Colorado Springs: 523 (#11 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 191 to Colorado Springs
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#26. El Paso, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from El Paso in 2015-2019: 335 (#30 most common destination from El Paso)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to El Paso: 143 (#55 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 192 to Oklahoma City

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#25. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Pensacola in 2015-2019: 347 (#18 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Pensacola: 168 (#46 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 179 to Oklahoma City
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#24. Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Little Rock in 2015-2019: 354 (#12 most common destination from Little Rock)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Little Rock: 128 (#58 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 226 to Oklahoma City
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#23. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Sacramento in 2015-2019: 370 (#45 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Sacramento: 15 (#184 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 355 to Oklahoma City
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#22. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Washington in 2015-2019: 387 (#114 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Washington: 499 (#12 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 112 to Washington
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#21. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 403 (#94 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Atlanta: 450 (#16 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 47 to Atlanta

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#20. Amarillo, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Amarillo in 2015-2019: 416 (#6 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Amarillo: 163 (#49 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 253 to Oklahoma City
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#19. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 421 (#45 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to St. Louis: 489 (#14 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 68 to St. Louis
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#18. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from San Diego in 2015-2019: 426 (#69 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to San Diego: 376 (#21 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 50 to Oklahoma City
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#17. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from New York in 2015-2019: 437 (#129 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to New York: 498 (#13 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 61 to New York
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#16. Wichita Falls, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Wichita Falls in 2015-2019: 472 (#3 most common destination from Wichita Falls)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Wichita Falls: 124 (#61 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 348 to Oklahoma City

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

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 508 (#82 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Los Angeles: 823 (#6 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 315 to Los Angeles
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#14. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 541 (#50 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to San Francisco: 195 (#37 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 346 to Oklahoma City
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#13. Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 631 (#4 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Fayetteville: 188 (#40 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 443 to Oklahoma City
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#12. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Austin in 2015-2019: 661 (#22 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Austin: 420 (#17 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 241 to Oklahoma City
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#11. Wichita, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Wichita in 2015-2019: 713 (#6 most common destination from Wichita)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Wichita: 529 (#10 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 184 to Oklahoma City

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#10. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 738 (#35 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Phoenix: 1,169 (#5 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 431 to Phoenix
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#9. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Denver in 2015-2019: 762 (#28 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Denver: 602 (#8 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 160 to Oklahoma City
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#8. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 808 (#18 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to San Antonio: 649 (#7 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 159 to Oklahoma City
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#7. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 885 (#19 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Kansas City: 399 (#20 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 486 to Oklahoma City
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#6. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Chicago in 2015-2019: 932 (#62 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Chicago: 275 (#27 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 657 to Oklahoma City

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#5. Enid, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Enid in 2015-2019: 942 (#1 most common destination from Enid)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Enid: 484 (#15 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 458 to Oklahoma City
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#4. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Houston in 2015-2019: 1,422 (#20 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Houston: 1,884 (#3 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 462 to Houston
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#3. Lawton, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Lawton in 2015-2019: 2,061 (#1 most common destination from Lawton)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Lawton: 1,455 (#4 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 606 to Oklahoma City
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#2. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Dallas in 2015-2019: 4,753 (#5 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Dallas: 3,834 (#2 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 919 to Oklahoma City
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#1. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City from Tulsa in 2015-2019: 5,227 (#1 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Tulsa: 4,034 (#1 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 1,193 to Oklahoma City

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