Where people in Oklahoma City are moving to most

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July 18, 2022
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Where people in Oklahoma City are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Oklahoma City, OK 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 Oklahoma City 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: 153
- Migration from Miami to Oklahoma City: 290 (#91 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 137 to Oklahoma City
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#49. Amarillo, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo in 2015-2019: 163
- Migration from Amarillo to Oklahoma City: 416 (#6 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 253 to Oklahoma City
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#48. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Boston in 2015-2019: 164
- Migration from Boston to Oklahoma City: 24 (#219 most common destination from Boston)
- Net migration: 140 to Boston
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#47. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 167
- Migration from Minneapolis to Oklahoma City: 176 (#79 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 9 to Oklahoma City
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#46. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Pensacola in 2015-2019: 168
- Migration from Pensacola to Oklahoma City: 347 (#18 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Net migration: 179 to Oklahoma City

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#45. Anchorage, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Anchorage in 2015-2019: 171
- Migration from Anchorage to Oklahoma City: 160 (#38 most common destination from Anchorage)
- Net migration: 11 to Anchorage
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#44. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to North Port in 2015-2019: 173
- Migration from North Port to Oklahoma City: 122 (#48 most common destination from North Port)
- Net migration: 51 to North Port
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#43. Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Beaumont in 2015-2019: 178
- Migration from Beaumont to Oklahoma City: 20 (#57 most common destination from Beaumont)
- Net migration: 158 to Beaumont
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#42. Gainesville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville in 2015-2019: 181
- Migration from Gainesville to Oklahoma City: 0
- Net migration: 181 to Gainesville
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#41. Richmond, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond in 2015-2019: 186
- Migration from Richmond to Oklahoma City: 162 (#47 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 24 to Richmond

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#40. Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 188
- Migration from Fayetteville to Oklahoma City: 631 (#4 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Net migration: 443 to Oklahoma City
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#39. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 191
- Migration from Indianapolis to Oklahoma City: 175 (#69 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Net migration: 16 to Indianapolis
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#38. Prescott Valley-Prescott, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Prescott Valley in 2015-2019: 193
- Migration from Prescott Valley to Oklahoma City: 124 (#19 most common destination from Prescott Valley)
- Net migration: 69 to Prescott Valley
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#37. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 195
- Migration from San Francisco to Oklahoma City: 541 (#50 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 346 to Oklahoma City
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#36. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Orlando in 2015-2019: 197
- Migration from Orlando to Oklahoma City: 105 (#115 most common destination from Orlando)
- Net migration: 92 to Orlando

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#35. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to New Orleans in 2015-2019: 207
- Migration from New Orleans to Oklahoma City: 165 (#55 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Net migration: 42 to New Orleans
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#34. Fort Smith, AR-OK Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith in 2015-2019: 209
- Migration from Fort Smith to Oklahoma City: 195 (#5 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 14 to Fort Smith
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#33. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte in 2015-2019: 211
- Migration from Charlotte to Oklahoma City: 10 (#250 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 201 to Charlotte
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#32. Boise City, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Boise City in 2015-2019: 216
- Migration from Boise City to Oklahoma City: 0
- Net migration: 216 to Boise City
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#31. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 241
- Migration from Tampa to Oklahoma City: 63 (#176 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 178 to Tampa

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

- Migration to Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 242
- Migration from Philadelphia to Oklahoma City: 193 (#123 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Net migration: 49 to Philadelphia
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#29. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Nashville in 2015-2019: 243
- Migration from Nashville to Oklahoma City: 37 (#170 most common destination from Nashville)
- Net migration: 206 to Nashville
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#28. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 259
- Migration from Las Vegas to Oklahoma City: 273 (#55 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 14 to Oklahoma City
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#27. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 275
- Migration from Chicago to Oklahoma City: 932 (#62 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 657 to Oklahoma City
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#26. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Tucson in 2015-2019: 277
- Migration from Tucson to Oklahoma City: 148 (#53 most common destination from Tucson)
- Net migration: 129 to Tucson

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

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 309
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Oklahoma City: 91 (#134 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 218 to Virginia Beach
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#24. Midland, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Midland in 2015-2019: 315
- Migration from Midland to Oklahoma City: 46 (#35 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 269 to Midland
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#23. Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge in 2015-2019: 323
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Oklahoma City: 103 (#39 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 220 to Baton Rouge
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#22. Port St. Lucie, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Port St. Lucie in 2015-2019: 358
- Migration from Port St. Lucie to Oklahoma City: 12 (#117 most common destination from Port St. Lucie)
- Net migration: 346 to Port St. Lucie
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#21. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 376
- Migration from San Diego to Oklahoma City: 426 (#69 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 50 to Oklahoma City

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#20. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Kansas City in 2015-2019: 399
- Migration from Kansas City to Oklahoma City: 885 (#19 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Net migration: 486 to Oklahoma City
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#19. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Riverside in 2015-2019: 402
- Migration from Riverside to Oklahoma City: 317 (#72 most common destination from Riverside)
- Net migration: 85 to Riverside
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#18. Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque in 2015-2019: 413
- Migration from Albuquerque to Oklahoma City: 268 (#24 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 145 to Albuquerque
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#17. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 420
- Migration from Austin to Oklahoma City: 661 (#22 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 241 to Oklahoma City
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#16. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

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

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#15. Enid, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Enid in 2015-2019: 484
- Migration from Enid to Oklahoma City: 942 (#1 most common destination from Enid)
- Net migration: 458 to Oklahoma City
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#14. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 489
- Migration from St. Louis to Oklahoma City: 421 (#45 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Net migration: 68 to St. Louis
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#13. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 498
- Migration from New York to Oklahoma City: 437 (#129 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 61 to New York
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#12. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 499
- Migration from Washington to Oklahoma City: 387 (#114 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 112 to Washington
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#11. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 523
- Migration from Colorado Springs to Oklahoma City: 332 (#35 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Net migration: 191 to Colorado Springs

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#10. Wichita, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita in 2015-2019: 529
- Migration from Wichita to Oklahoma City: 713 (#6 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 184 to Oklahoma City
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#9. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 558
- Migration from Seattle to Oklahoma City: 191 (#105 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 367 to Seattle
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#8. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

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

- Migration to San Antonio in 2015-2019: 649
- Migration from San Antonio to Oklahoma City: 808 (#18 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Net migration: 159 to Oklahoma City
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#6. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 823
- Migration from Los Angeles to Oklahoma City: 508 (#82 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 315 to Los Angeles

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

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 1,169
- Migration from Phoenix to Oklahoma City: 738 (#35 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 431 to Phoenix
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#4. Lawton, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Lawton in 2015-2019: 1,455
- Migration from Lawton to Oklahoma City: 2,061 (#1 most common destination from Lawton)
- Net migration: 606 to Oklahoma City
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#3. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 1,884
- Migration from Houston to Oklahoma City: 1,422 (#20 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 462 to Houston
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#2. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

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

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

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