Where people in Salem are moving to most

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

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Salem, OR 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 Salem between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Ann Arbor, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor in 2015-2019: 29
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Salem: 23 (#101 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 6 to Ann Arbor
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#49. Yuba City, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Yuba City in 2015-2019: 30
- Migration from Yuba City to Salem: 0
- Net migration: 30 to Yuba City
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#48. Bellingham, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Bellingham in 2015-2019: 30
- Migration from Bellingham to Salem: 10 (#67 most common destination from Bellingham)
- Net migration: 20 to Bellingham
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#47. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte in 2015-2019: 31
- Migration from Charlotte to Salem: 11 (#244 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 20 to Charlotte
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#46. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 33
- Migration from Chicago to Salem: 31 (#295 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 2 to Chicago

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#45. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 33
- Migration from Austin to Salem: 53 (#148 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 20 to Salem
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#44. Savannah, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Savannah in 2015-2019: 34
- Migration from Savannah to Salem: 28 (#106 most common destination from Savannah)
- Net migration: 6 to Savannah
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#43. Stockton, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Stockton in 2015-2019: 37
- Migration from Stockton to Salem: 36 (#73 most common destination from Stockton)
- Net migration: 1 to Stockton
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#42. El Paso, TX Metro Area

- Migration to El Paso in 2015-2019: 39
- Migration from El Paso to Salem: 61 (#99 most common destination from El Paso)
- Net migration: 22 to Salem
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#41. Lubbock, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Lubbock in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from Lubbock to Salem: 0
- Net migration: 40 to Lubbock

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#40. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Riverside in 2015-2019: 42
- Migration from Riverside to Salem: 147 (#109 most common destination from Riverside)
- Net migration: 105 to Salem
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#39. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 42
- Migration from Houston to Salem: 17 (#285 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 25 to Houston
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#38. Idaho Falls, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Idaho Falls in 2015-2019: 45
- Migration from Idaho Falls to Salem: 0
- Net migration: 45 to Idaho Falls
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#37. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Detroit in 2015-2019: 45
- Migration from Detroit to Salem: 33 (#195 most common destination from Detroit)
- Net migration: 12 to Detroit
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#36. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to North Port in 2015-2019: 45
- Migration from North Port to Salem: 39 (#110 most common destination from North Port)
- Net migration: 6 to North Port

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

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 46
- Migration from San Diego to Salem: 92 (#164 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 46 to Salem
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#34. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Baltimore in 2015-2019: 46
- Migration from Baltimore to Salem: 0
- Net migration: 46 to Baltimore
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#33. Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Des Moines in 2015-2019: 52
- Migration from Des Moines to Salem: 0
- Net migration: 52 to Des Moines
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#32. Grants Pass, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Grants Pass in 2015-2019: 54
- Migration from Grants Pass to Salem: 169 (#4 most common destination from Grants Pass)
- Net migration: 115 to Salem
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#31. Farmington, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Farmington in 2015-2019: 54
- Migration from Farmington to Salem: 0
- Net migration: 54 to Farmington

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#30. Lewiston, ID-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Lewiston in 2015-2019: 54
- Migration from Lewiston to Salem: 4 (#41 most common destination from Lewiston)
- Net migration: 50 to Lewiston
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#29. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 57
- Migration from Tampa to Salem: 21 (#257 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 36 to Tampa
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#28. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Sacramento in 2015-2019: 67
- Migration from Sacramento to Salem: 295 (#48 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Net migration: 228 to Salem
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#27. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose in 2015-2019: 69
- Migration from San Jose to Salem: 48 (#121 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 21 to San Jose
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#26. Reno, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Reno in 2015-2019: 69
- Migration from Reno to Salem: 5 (#150 most common destination from Reno)
- Net migration: 64 to Reno

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#25. Kennewick-Richland, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Kennewick in 2015-2019: 73
- Migration from Kennewick to Salem: 26 (#51 most common destination from Kennewick)
- Net migration: 47 to Kennewick
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#24. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 77
- Migration from Colorado Springs to Salem: 0
- Net migration: 77 to Colorado Springs
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#23. Redding, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Redding in 2015-2019: 87
- Migration from Redding to Salem: 54 (#34 most common destination from Redding)
- Net migration: 33 to Redding
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#22. Provo-Orem, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Provo in 2015-2019: 88
- Migration from Provo to Salem: 55 (#74 most common destination from Provo)
- Net migration: 33 to Provo
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#21. Salt Lake City, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City in 2015-2019: 89
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Salem: 150 (#52 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 61 to Salem

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#20. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 89
- Migration from San Francisco to Salem: 178 (#98 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 89 to Salem
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#19. Boise City, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Boise City in 2015-2019: 89
- Migration from Boise City to Salem: 337 (#12 most common destination from Boise City)
- Net migration: 248 to Salem
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#18. Walla Walla, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Walla Walla in 2015-2019: 92
- Migration from Walla Walla to Salem: 0
- Net migration: 92 to Walla Walla
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#17. Anchorage, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Anchorage in 2015-2019: 96
- Migration from Anchorage to Salem: 53 (#79 most common destination from Anchorage)
- Net migration: 43 to Anchorage
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#16. Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metro Area

- Migration to Omaha in 2015-2019: 100
- Migration from Omaha to Salem: 0
- Net migration: 100 to Omaha

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#15. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 103
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Salem: 0
- Net migration: 103 to Oklahoma City
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#14. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Nashville in 2015-2019: 112
- Migration from Nashville to Salem: 0
- Net migration: 112 to Nashville
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#13. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Urban Honolulu in 2015-2019: 120
- Migration from Urban Honolulu to Salem: 76 (#111 most common destination from Urban Honolulu)
- Net migration: 44 to Urban Honolulu
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#12. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 162
- Migration from Los Angeles to Salem: 454 (#92 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 292 to Salem
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#11. Yakima, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima in 2015-2019: 170
- Migration from Yakima to Salem: 0
- Net migration: 170 to Yakima

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#10. Medford, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Medford in 2015-2019: 178
- Migration from Medford to Salem: 754 (#4 most common destination from Medford)
- Net migration: 576 to Salem
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#9. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 216
- Migration from Denver to Salem: 168 (#98 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 48 to Denver
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#8. Bend, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Bend in 2015-2019: 269
- Migration from Bend to Salem: 783 (#2 most common destination from Bend)
- Net migration: 514 to Salem
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#7. Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Spokane in 2015-2019: 285
- Migration from Spokane to Salem: 93 (#41 most common destination from Spokane)
- Net migration: 192 to Spokane
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#6. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 408
- Migration from Phoenix to Salem: 300 (#78 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 108 to Phoenix
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#5. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 626
- Migration from Seattle to Salem: 620 (#50 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 6 to Seattle
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#4. Corvallis, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Corvallis in 2015-2019: 882
- Migration from Corvallis to Salem: 739 (#3 most common destination from Corvallis)
- Net migration: 143 to Corvallis
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#3. Eugene-Springfield, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Eugene in 2015-2019: 1,290
- Migration from Eugene to Salem: 1,119 (#3 most common destination from Eugene)
- Net migration: 171 to Eugene
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#2. Albany-Lebanon, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Albany in 2015-2019: 1,856
- Migration from Albany to Salem: 1,216 (#2 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 640 to Albany
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#1. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 6,969
- Migration from Portland to Salem: 7,088 (#2 most common destination from Portland)
- Net migration: 119 to Salem

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