Metros sending the most people to Tulsa

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April 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Tulsa

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

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#50. Wichita Falls, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Wichita Falls in 2015-2019: 98 (#22 most common destination from Wichita Falls)
- Migration from Tulsa to Wichita Falls: 9 (#149 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 89 to Tulsa
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#49. Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Crestview in 2015-2019: 99 (#49 most common destination from Crestview)
- Migration from Tulsa to Crestview: 0 (#229 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 99 to Tulsa
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#48. El Paso, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from El Paso in 2015-2019: 99 (#73 most common destination from El Paso)
- Migration from Tulsa to El Paso: 6 (#161 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 93 to Tulsa
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#47. Coeur d'Alene, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Coeur d'Alene in 2015-2019: 100 (#9 most common destination from Coeur d'Alene)
- Migration from Tulsa to Coeur d'Alene: 0 (#229 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 100 to Tulsa
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#46. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Killeen in 2015-2019: 100 (#59 most common destination from Killeen)
- Migration from Tulsa to Killeen: 0 (#229 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 100 to Tulsa

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

- Migration to Tulsa from Omaha in 2015-2019: 100 (#69 most common destination from Omaha)
- Migration from Tulsa to Omaha: 229 (#24 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 129 to Omaha
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#44. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Pensacola in 2015-2019: 105 (#69 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Migration from Tulsa to Pensacola: 82 (#52 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 23 to Tulsa
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#43. Bakersfield, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Bakersfield in 2015-2019: 107 (#47 most common destination from Bakersfield)
- Migration from Tulsa to Bakersfield: 0 (#229 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 107 to Tulsa
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#42. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Memphis in 2015-2019: 109 (#80 most common destination from Memphis)
- Migration from Tulsa to Memphis: 88 (#48 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 21 to Tulsa
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#41. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from San Jose in 2015-2019: 112 (#78 most common destination from San Jose)
- Migration from Tulsa to San Jose: 92 (#46 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 20 to Tulsa

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

- Migration to Tulsa from Nashville in 2015-2019: 112 (#88 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Tulsa to Nashville: 276 (#17 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 164 to Nashville
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#39. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Columbia in 2015-2019: 114 (#56 most common destination from Columbia)
- Migration from Tulsa to Columbia: 20 (#120 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 94 to Tulsa
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#38. Reno, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Reno in 2015-2019: 115 (#32 most common destination from Reno)
- Migration from Tulsa to Reno: 13 (#137 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 102 to Tulsa
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#37. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 121 (#90 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Tulsa to Jacksonville: 10 (#145 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 111 to Tulsa
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#36. Manhattan, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Manhattan in 2015-2019: 131 (#30 most common destination from Manhattan)
- Migration from Tulsa to Manhattan: 35 (#94 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 96 to Tulsa

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

- Migration to Tulsa from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 138 (#106 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Tulsa to Virginia Beach: 132 (#35 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 6 to Tulsa
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#34. Joplin, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Joplin in 2015-2019: 139 (#10 most common destination from Joplin)
- Migration from Tulsa to Joplin: 211 (#25 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 72 to Joplin
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#33. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Boston in 2015-2019: 154 (#104 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Tulsa to Boston: 58 (#64 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 96 to Tulsa
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#32. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 155 (#62 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Tulsa to Fayetteville: 10 (#145 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 145 to Tulsa
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#31. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 159 (#149 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Tulsa to Atlanta: 126 (#39 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 33 to Tulsa

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

- Migration to Tulsa from Seattle in 2015-2019: 161 (#120 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Tulsa to Seattle: 379 (#13 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 218 to Seattle
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#29. Hot Springs, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Hot Springs in 2015-2019: 166 (#9 most common destination from Hot Springs)
- Migration from Tulsa to Hot Springs: 8 (#153 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 158 to Tulsa
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#28. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Orlando in 2015-2019: 169 (#88 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Tulsa to Orlando: 19 (#124 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 150 to Tulsa
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#27. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Austin in 2015-2019: 170 (#77 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Tulsa to Austin: 238 (#23 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 68 to Austin
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#26. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from New Orleans in 2015-2019: 171 (#52 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Migration from Tulsa to New Orleans: 83 (#50 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 88 to Tulsa

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#25. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 175 (#80 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Tulsa to Minneapolis: 71 (#58 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 104 to Tulsa
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#24. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 186 (#96 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Tulsa to San Francisco: 76 (#55 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 110 to Tulsa
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#23. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Washington in 2015-2019: 190 (#163 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Tulsa to Washington: 306 (#16 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 116 to Washington
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#22. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Tampa in 2015-2019: 198 (#94 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Tulsa to Tampa: 244 (#20 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 46 to Tampa
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#21. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Detroit in 2015-2019: 202 (#78 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Tulsa to Detroit: 21 (#117 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 181 to Tulsa

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#20. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from San Diego in 2015-2019: 205 (#102 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Tulsa to San Diego: 310 (#15 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 105 to San Diego
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#19. Enid, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Enid in 2015-2019: 228 (#2 most common destination from Enid)
- Migration from Tulsa to Enid: 192 (#28 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 36 to Tulsa
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#18. Springfield, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Springfield in 2015-2019: 239 (#11 most common destination from Springfield)
- Migration from Tulsa to Springfield: 186 (#30 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 53 to Tulsa
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#17. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Riverside in 2015-2019: 243 (#83 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Tulsa to Riverside: 130 (#37 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 113 to Tulsa
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#16. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from New York in 2015-2019: 249 (#165 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Tulsa to New York: 82 (#52 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 167 to Tulsa

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

- Migration to Tulsa from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 262 (#62 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Tulsa to St. Louis: 385 (#12 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 123 to St. Louis
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#14. Lawton, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Lawton in 2015-2019: 307 (#7 most common destination from Lawton)
- Migration from Tulsa to Lawton: 412 (#11 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 105 to Lawton
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#13. Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Little Rock in 2015-2019: 343 (#14 most common destination from Little Rock)
- Migration from Tulsa to Little Rock: 123 (#40 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 220 to Tulsa
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#12. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 364 (#47 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Tulsa to San Antonio: 244 (#20 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 120 to Tulsa
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#11. Wichita, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Wichita in 2015-2019: 372 (#12 most common destination from Wichita)
- Migration from Tulsa to Wichita: 761 (#7 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 389 to Wichita

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#10. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Denver in 2015-2019: 396 (#57 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Tulsa to Denver: 779 (#6 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 383 to Denver
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#9. Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 416 (#6 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Tulsa to Fayetteville: 935 (#4 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 519 to Fayetteville
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#8. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 461 (#55 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Tulsa to Phoenix: 807 (#5 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 346 to Phoenix
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#7. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 560 (#26 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Tulsa to Kansas City: 604 (#9 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 44 to Kansas City
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#6. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Chicago in 2015-2019: 583 (#93 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Tulsa to Chicago: 272 (#18 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 311 to Tulsa

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

- Migration to Tulsa from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 732 (#70 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Tulsa to Los Angeles: 451 (#10 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 281 to Tulsa
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#4. Fort Smith, AR-OK Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Fort Smith in 2015-2019: 738 (#2 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Migration from Tulsa to Fort Smith: 679 (#8 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 59 to Tulsa
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#3. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Houston in 2015-2019: 889 (#36 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Tulsa to Houston: 1,801 (#3 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 912 to Houston
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#2. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa from Dallas in 2015-2019: 1,646 (#27 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Tulsa to Dallas: 2,096 (#2 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 450 to Dallas
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#1. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

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