Metros sending the most people to Altoona

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Altoona

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

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#37. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Orlando in 2015-2019: 10 (#263 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Altoona to Orlando: 0 (#71 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 10 to Altoona
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#36. Worcester, MA-CT Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Worcester in 2015-2019: 10 (#146 most common destination from Worcester)
- Migration from Altoona to Worcester: 0 (#71 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 10 to Altoona
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#35. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 11 (#235 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Altoona to Indianapolis: 0 (#71 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 11 to Altoona
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#34. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 11 (#259 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Altoona to Virginia Beach: 41 (#17 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 30 to Virginia Beach
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#33. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 12 (#310 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Altoona to Phoenix: 23 (#25 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 11 to Phoenix

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#32. Cheyenne, WY Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Cheyenne in 2015-2019: 13 (#74 most common destination from Cheyenne)
- Migration from Altoona to Cheyenne: 0 (#71 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 13 to Altoona
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#31. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Tampa in 2015-2019: 14 (#284 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Altoona to Tampa: 37 (#20 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 23 to Tampa
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#30. Utica-Rome, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Utica in 2015-2019: 19 (#61 most common destination from Utica)
- Migration from Altoona to Utica: 0 (#71 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 19 to Altoona
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#29. East Stroudsburg, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from East Stroudsburg in 2015-2019: 21 (#44 most common destination from East Stroudsburg)
- Migration from Altoona to East Stroudsburg: 0 (#71 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 21 to Altoona
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#28. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 25 (#221 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Altoona to St. Louis: 0 (#71 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 25 to Altoona

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#27. Erie, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Erie in 2015-2019: 25 (#79 most common destination from Erie)
- Migration from Altoona to Erie: 23 (#25 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 2 to Altoona
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#26. Stockton, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Stockton in 2015-2019: 27 (#88 most common destination from Stockton)
- Migration from Altoona to Stockton: 0 (#71 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 27 to Altoona
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#25. Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Hagerstown in 2015-2019: 27 (#61 most common destination from Hagerstown)
- Migration from Altoona to Hagerstown: 14 (#38 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 13 to Altoona
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#24. Lebanon, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Lebanon in 2015-2019: 28 (#31 most common destination from Lebanon)
- Migration from Altoona to Lebanon: 0 (#71 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 28 to Altoona
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#23. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 28 (#175 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Migration from Altoona to Cincinnati: 17 (#35 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 11 to Altoona

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#22. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 29 (#123 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Altoona to Fayetteville: 0 (#71 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 29 to Altoona
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#21. Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Chambersburg in 2015-2019: 29 (#34 most common destination from Chambersburg)
- Migration from Altoona to Chambersburg: 21 (#29 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 8 to Altoona
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#20. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Detroit in 2015-2019: 31 (#200 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Altoona to Detroit: 9 (#47 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 22 to Altoona
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#19. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Miami in 2015-2019: 33 (#239 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Altoona to Miami: 0 (#71 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 33 to Altoona
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#18. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Myrtle Beach in 2015-2019: 37 (#98 most common destination from Myrtle Beach)
- Migration from Altoona to Myrtle Beach: 73 (#12 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 36 to Myrtle Beach

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#17. Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Scranton in 2015-2019: 39 (#69 most common destination from Scranton)
- Migration from Altoona to Scranton: 47 (#15 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 8 to Scranton
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#16. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Columbus in 2015-2019: 42 (#148 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Altoona to Columbus: 0 (#71 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 42 to Altoona
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#15. Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Hartford in 2015-2019: 54 (#96 most common destination from Hartford)
- Migration from Altoona to Hartford: 21 (#29 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 33 to Altoona
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#14. Williamsport, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Williamsport in 2015-2019: 55 (#20 most common destination from Williamsport)
- Migration from Altoona to Williamsport: 20 (#31 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 35 to Altoona
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#13. Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Allentown in 2015-2019: 59 (#74 most common destination from Allentown)
- Migration from Altoona to Allentown: 11 (#41 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 48 to Altoona

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#12. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from New York in 2015-2019: 64 (#249 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Altoona to New York: 10 (#44 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 54 to Altoona
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#11. Syracuse, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Syracuse in 2015-2019: 66 (#68 most common destination from Syracuse)
- Migration from Altoona to Syracuse: 0 (#71 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 66 to Altoona
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#10. York-Hanover, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from York in 2015-2019: 80 (#32 most common destination from York)
- Migration from Altoona to York: 9 (#47 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 71 to Altoona
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#9. Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Harrisburg in 2015-2019: 87 (#49 most common destination from Harrisburg)
- Migration from Altoona to Harrisburg: 138 (#6 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 51 to Harrisburg
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#8. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 98 (#121 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Altoona to Baltimore: 11 (#41 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 87 to Altoona

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#7. Lancaster, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Lancaster in 2015-2019: 119 (#28 most common destination from Lancaster)
- Migration from Altoona to Lancaster: 67 (#13 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 52 to Altoona
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#6. Reading, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Reading in 2015-2019: 130 (#16 most common destination from Reading)
- Migration from Altoona to Reading: 0 (#71 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 130 to Altoona
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#5. State College, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from State College in 2015-2019: 194 (#11 most common destination from State College)
- Migration from Altoona to State College: 457 (#2 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 263 to State College
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#4. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Washington in 2015-2019: 214 (#151 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Altoona to Washington: 166 (#5 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 48 to Altoona
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#3. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 429 (#81 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Altoona to Philadelphia: 373 (#4 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 56 to Altoona

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#2. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 509 (#34 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Altoona to Pittsburgh: 711 (#1 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 202 to Pittsburgh
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#1. Johnstown, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona from Johnstown in 2015-2019: 737 (#2 most common destination from Johnstown)
- Migration from Altoona to Johnstown: 387 (#3 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 350 to Altoona

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