Metros sending the most people to Pittsburgh

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Pittsburgh

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

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

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 235 (#76 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Virginia Beach: 617 (#30 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 382 to Virginia Beach
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#49. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 239 (#82 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to San Francisco: 712 (#22 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 473 to San Francisco
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#48. New Haven-Milford, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from New Haven in 2015-2019: 241 (#25 most common destination from New Haven)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to New Haven: 55 (#153 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 186 to Pittsburgh
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#47. Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Hartford in 2015-2019: 244 (#35 most common destination from Hartford)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Hartford: 128 (#93 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 116 to Pittsburgh
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#46. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 254 (#52 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Jacksonville: 759 (#21 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 505 to Jacksonville

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#45. Wheeling, WV-OH Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Wheeling in 2015-2019: 270 (#3 most common destination from Wheeling)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Wheeling: 258 (#55 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 12 to Pittsburgh
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#44. Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Providence in 2015-2019: 271 (#34 most common destination from Providence)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Providence: 171 (#78 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 100 to Pittsburgh
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#43. Lexington-Fayette, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Lexington in 2015-2019: 271 (#13 most common destination from Lexington)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Lexington: 235 (#58 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 36 to Pittsburgh
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#42. Portland-South Portland, ME Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Portland in 2015-2019: 275 (#10 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Portland: 77 (#123 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 198 to Pittsburgh
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#41. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Austin in 2015-2019: 277 (#55 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Austin: 274 (#53 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 3 to Pittsburgh

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#40. Lebanon, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Lebanon in 2015-2019: 281 (#6 most common destination from Lebanon)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Lebanon: 191 (#73 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 90 to Pittsburgh
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#39. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Seattle in 2015-2019: 331 (#74 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Seattle: 887 (#17 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 556 to Seattle
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#38. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Orlando in 2015-2019: 343 (#52 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Orlando: 688 (#26 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 345 to Orlando
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#37. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from San Jose in 2015-2019: 372 (#39 most common destination from San Jose)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to San Jose: 973 (#14 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 601 to San Jose
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#36. Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Buffalo in 2015-2019: 410 (#13 most common destination from Buffalo)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Buffalo: 120 (#100 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 290 to Pittsburgh

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#35. State College, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from State College in 2015-2019: 410 (#5 most common destination from State College)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to State College: 1,873 (#5 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 1,463 to State College
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#34. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 416 (#62 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Phoenix: 596 (#32 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 180 to Phoenix
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#33. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 424 (#27 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati: 337 (#43 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 87 to Pittsburgh
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#32. Reading, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Reading in 2015-2019: 439 (#7 most common destination from Reading)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Reading: 2,305 (#2 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 1,866 to Reading
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#31. York-Hanover, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from York in 2015-2019: 443 (#6 most common destination from York)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to York: 469 (#37 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 26 to York

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#30. Akron, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Akron in 2015-2019: 457 (#8 most common destination from Akron)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Akron: 663 (#28 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 206 to Akron
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#29. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from San Diego in 2015-2019: 466 (#61 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to San Diego: 396 (#40 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 70 to Pittsburgh
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#28. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Tampa in 2015-2019: 475 (#52 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Tampa: 1,402 (#7 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 927 to Tampa
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#27. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Dallas in 2015-2019: 477 (#68 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Dallas: 1,086 (#11 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 609 to Dallas
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#26. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 481 (#84 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles: 1,027 (#12 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 546 to Los Angeles

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

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Scranton in 2015-2019: 496 (#9 most common destination from Scranton)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Scranton: 195 (#70 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 301 to Pittsburgh
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#24. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Boston in 2015-2019: 506 (#51 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Boston: 697 (#24 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 191 to Boston
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#23. Lancaster, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Lancaster in 2015-2019: 547 (#6 most common destination from Lancaster)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Lancaster: 683 (#27 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 136 to Lancaster
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#22. Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Weirton in 2015-2019: 568 (#2 most common destination from Weirton)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Weirton: 705 (#23 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 137 to Weirton
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#21. Rochester, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Rochester in 2015-2019: 577 (#12 most common destination from Rochester)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Rochester: 269 (#54 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 308 to Pittsburgh

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

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 601 (#37 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Minneapolis: 337 (#43 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 264 to Pittsburgh
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#19. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Houston in 2015-2019: 627 (#52 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Houston: 946 (#16 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 319 to Houston
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#18. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Miami in 2015-2019: 640 (#50 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Miami: 614 (#31 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 26 to Pittsburgh
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#17. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 654 (#29 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Charlotte: 847 (#19 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 193 to Charlotte
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#16. Altoona, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Altoona in 2015-2019: 711 (#1 most common destination from Altoona)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Altoona: 509 (#34 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 202 to Pittsburgh

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#15. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 714 (#32 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Baltimore: 692 (#25 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 22 to Pittsburgh
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#14. Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Allentown in 2015-2019: 769 (#6 most common destination from Allentown)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Allentown: 326 (#45 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 443 to Pittsburgh
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#13. Johnstown, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Johnstown in 2015-2019: 800 (#1 most common destination from Johnstown)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Johnstown: 873 (#18 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 73 to Johnstown
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#12. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Columbus in 2015-2019: 881 (#15 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Columbus: 1,025 (#13 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 144 to Columbus
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#11. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 901 (#49 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Atlanta: 767 (#20 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 134 to Pittsburgh

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#10. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Cleveland in 2015-2019: 918 (#13 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Cleveland: 1,212 (#9 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 294 to Cleveland
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#9. Morgantown, WV Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Morgantown in 2015-2019: 977 (#1 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Morgantown: 650 (#29 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 327 to Pittsburgh
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#8. Gettysburg, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Gettysburg in 2015-2019: 991 (#2 most common destination from Gettysburg)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Gettysburg: 354 (#41 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 637 to Pittsburgh
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#7. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Chicago in 2015-2019: 1,229 (#50 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Chicago: 1,185 (#10 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 44 to Pittsburgh
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#6. Erie, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Erie in 2015-2019: 1,234 (#1 most common destination from Erie)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Erie: 1,912 (#4 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 678 to Erie

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#5. Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Harrisburg in 2015-2019: 1,350 (#4 most common destination from Harrisburg)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg: 953 (#15 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 397 to Pittsburgh
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#4. Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Youngstown in 2015-2019: 1,788 (#1 most common destination from Youngstown)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Youngstown: 1,399 (#8 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 389 to Pittsburgh
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#3. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Washington in 2015-2019: 2,527 (#28 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Washington: 2,233 (#3 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 294 to Pittsburgh
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#2. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from New York in 2015-2019: 3,083 (#37 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to New York: 1,782 (#6 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 1,301 to Pittsburgh
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#1. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 4,569 (#6 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia: 3,870 (#1 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 699 to Pittsburgh

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