Where people in Altoona are moving to most

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

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

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

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 10
- Migration from San Francisco to Altoona: 0
- Net migration: 10 to San Francisco
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#44. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 10
- Migration from New York to Altoona: 64 (#249 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 54 to Altoona
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#43. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Baltimore in 2015-2019: 11
- Migration from Baltimore to Altoona: 98 (#121 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Net migration: 87 to Altoona
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#42. El Centro, CA Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro in 2015-2019: 11
- Migration from El Centro to Altoona: 0
- Net migration: 11 to El Centro
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#41. Hilton Head Island-Bluffton, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Hilton Head Island in 2015-2019: 11
- Migration from Hilton Head Island to Altoona: 9 (#112 most common destination from Hilton Head Island)
- Net migration: 2 to Hilton Head Island

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#40. Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area

- Migration to Allentown in 2015-2019: 11
- Migration from Allentown to Altoona: 59 (#74 most common destination from Allentown)
- Net migration: 48 to Altoona
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#39. Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metro Area

- Migration to Burlington in 2015-2019: 13
- Migration from Burlington to Altoona: 0
- Net migration: 13 to Burlington
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#38. Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Hagerstown in 2015-2019: 14
- Migration from Hagerstown to Altoona: 27 (#61 most common destination from Hagerstown)
- Net migration: 13 to Altoona
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#37. Rochester, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Rochester in 2015-2019: 16
- Migration from Rochester to Altoona: 0
- Net migration: 16 to Rochester
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#36. Salisbury, MD-DE Metro Area

- Migration to Salisbury in 2015-2019: 16
- Migration from Salisbury to Altoona: 0
- Net migration: 16 to Salisbury

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#35. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 17
- Migration from Cincinnati to Altoona: 28 (#175 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Net migration: 11 to Altoona
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#34. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 18
- Migration from Colorado Springs to Altoona: 0
- Net migration: 18 to Colorado Springs
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#33. Alexandria, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Alexandria in 2015-2019: 19
- Migration from Alexandria to Altoona: 0
- Net migration: 19 to Alexandria
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#32. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Nashville in 2015-2019: 20
- Migration from Nashville to Altoona: 0
- Net migration: 20 to Nashville
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#31. Williamsport, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Williamsport in 2015-2019: 20
- Migration from Williamsport to Altoona: 55 (#20 most common destination from Williamsport)
- Net migration: 35 to Altoona

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#30. Akron, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Akron in 2015-2019: 21
- Migration from Akron to Altoona: 0
- Net migration: 21 to Akron
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#29. Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Chambersburg in 2015-2019: 21
- Migration from Chambersburg to Altoona: 29 (#34 most common destination from Chambersburg)
- Net migration: 8 to Altoona
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#28. Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Hartford in 2015-2019: 21
- Migration from Hartford to Altoona: 54 (#96 most common destination from Hartford)
- Net migration: 33 to Altoona
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#27. Cumberland, MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Cumberland in 2015-2019: 22
- Migration from Cumberland to Altoona: 0
- Net migration: 22 to Cumberland
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#26. Fresno, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Fresno in 2015-2019: 23
- Migration from Fresno to Altoona: 0
- Net migration: 23 to Fresno

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

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 23
- Migration from Phoenix to Altoona: 12 (#310 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 11 to Phoenix
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#24. Erie, PA Metro Area

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

- Migration to Ocean City in 2015-2019: 25
- Migration from Ocean City to Altoona: 0
- Net migration: 25 to Ocean City
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#22. Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

- Migration to Chattanooga in 2015-2019: 29
- Migration from Chattanooga to Altoona: 0
- Net migration: 29 to Chattanooga
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#21. The Villages, FL Metro Area

- Migration to The Villages in 2015-2019: 33
- Migration from The Villages to Altoona: 0
- Net migration: 33 to The Villages

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#20. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 37
- Migration from Tampa to Altoona: 14 (#284 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 23 to Tampa
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#19. Roanoke, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Roanoke in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from Roanoke to Altoona: 0
- Net migration: 40 to Roanoke
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#18. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from San Diego to Altoona: 0
- Net migration: 40 to San Diego
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#17. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 41
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Altoona: 11 (#259 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 30 to Virginia Beach
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#16. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland in 2015-2019: 42
- Migration from Cleveland to Altoona: 0
- Net migration: 42 to Cleveland

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

- Migration to Scranton in 2015-2019: 47
- Migration from Scranton to Altoona: 39 (#69 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 8 to Scranton
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#14. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Columbia in 2015-2019: 54
- Migration from Columbia to Altoona: 0
- Net migration: 54 to Columbia
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#13. Lancaster, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Lancaster in 2015-2019: 67
- Migration from Lancaster to Altoona: 119 (#28 most common destination from Lancaster)
- Net migration: 52 to Altoona
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#12. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Myrtle Beach in 2015-2019: 73
- Migration from Myrtle Beach to Altoona: 37 (#98 most common destination from Myrtle Beach)
- Net migration: 36 to Myrtle Beach
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#11. Port St. Lucie, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Port St. Lucie in 2015-2019: 77
- Migration from Port St. Lucie to Altoona: 0
- Net migration: 77 to Port St. Lucie

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#10. Asheville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Asheville in 2015-2019: 86
- Migration from Asheville to Altoona: 0
- Net migration: 86 to Asheville
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#9. Canton-Massillon, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Canton in 2015-2019: 87
- Migration from Canton to Altoona: 0
- Net migration: 87 to Canton
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#8. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 101
- Migration from Atlanta to Altoona: 0
- Net migration: 101 to Atlanta
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#7. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 124
- Migration from Chicago to Altoona: 6 (#343 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 118 to Chicago
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#6. Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Harrisburg in 2015-2019: 138
- Migration from Harrisburg to Altoona: 87 (#49 most common destination from Harrisburg)
- Net migration: 51 to Harrisburg

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#5. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

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

- Migration to Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 373
- Migration from Philadelphia to Altoona: 429 (#81 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Net migration: 56 to Altoona
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#3. Johnstown, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Johnstown in 2015-2019: 387
- Migration from Johnstown to Altoona: 737 (#2 most common destination from Johnstown)
- Net migration: 350 to Altoona
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#2. State College, PA Metro Area

- Migration to State College in 2015-2019: 457
- Migration from State College to Altoona: 194 (#11 most common destination from State College)
- Net migration: 263 to State College
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#1. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 711
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Altoona: 509 (#34 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 202 to Pittsburgh

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