Where people in Pittsburgh are moving to most

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

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

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#50. Jacksonville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 285
- Migration from Jacksonville to Pittsburgh: 94 (#61 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Net migration: 191 to Jacksonville
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#49. El Paso, TX Metro Area

- Migration to El Paso in 2015-2019: 292
- Migration from El Paso to Pittsburgh: 8 (#173 most common destination from El Paso)
- Net migration: 284 to El Paso
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#48. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to North Port in 2015-2019: 298
- Migration from North Port to Pittsburgh: 206 (#27 most common destination from North Port)
- Net migration: 92 to North Port
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#47. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Columbia in 2015-2019: 312
- Migration from Columbia to Pittsburgh: 191 (#34 most common destination from Columbia)
- Net migration: 121 to Columbia
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#46. Wilmington, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Wilmington in 2015-2019: 322
- Migration from Wilmington to Pittsburgh: 71 (#36 most common destination from Wilmington)
- Net migration: 251 to Wilmington

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

- Migration to Allentown in 2015-2019: 326
- Migration from Allentown to Pittsburgh: 769 (#6 most common destination from Allentown)
- Net migration: 443 to Pittsburgh
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#44. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 337
- Migration from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh: 424 (#27 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Net migration: 87 to Pittsburgh
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#43. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 337
- Migration from Minneapolis to Pittsburgh: 601 (#37 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 264 to Pittsburgh
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#42. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charleston in 2015-2019: 347
- Migration from Charleston to Pittsburgh: 204 (#37 most common destination from Charleston)
- Net migration: 143 to Charleston
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#41. Gettysburg, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Gettysburg in 2015-2019: 354
- Migration from Gettysburg to Pittsburgh: 991 (#2 most common destination from Gettysburg)
- Net migration: 637 to Pittsburgh

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

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 396
- Migration from San Diego to Pittsburgh: 466 (#61 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 70 to Pittsburgh
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#39. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Detroit in 2015-2019: 436
- Migration from Detroit to Pittsburgh: 210 (#75 most common destination from Detroit)
- Net migration: 226 to Detroit
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#38. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Raleigh in 2015-2019: 446
- Migration from Raleigh to Pittsburgh: 171 (#53 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Net migration: 275 to Raleigh
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#37. York-Hanover, PA Metro Area

- Migration to York in 2015-2019: 469
- Migration from York to Pittsburgh: 443 (#6 most common destination from York)
- Net migration: 26 to York
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#36. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Myrtle Beach in 2015-2019: 477
- Migration from Myrtle Beach to Pittsburgh: 130 (#36 most common destination from Myrtle Beach)
- Net migration: 347 to Myrtle Beach

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

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 496
- Migration from Denver to Pittsburgh: 214 (#84 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 282 to Denver
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#34. Altoona, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Altoona in 2015-2019: 509
- Migration from Altoona to Pittsburgh: 711 (#1 most common destination from Altoona)
- Net migration: 202 to Pittsburgh
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#33. Dayton-Kettering, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton in 2015-2019: 512
- Migration from Dayton to Pittsburgh: 149 (#40 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 363 to Dayton
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#32. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 596
- Migration from Phoenix to Pittsburgh: 416 (#62 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 180 to Phoenix
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#31. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami in 2015-2019: 614
- Migration from Miami to Pittsburgh: 640 (#50 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 26 to Pittsburgh

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

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 617
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Pittsburgh: 235 (#76 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 382 to Virginia Beach
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#29. Morgantown, WV Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown in 2015-2019: 650
- Migration from Morgantown to Pittsburgh: 977 (#1 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 327 to Pittsburgh
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#28. Akron, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Akron in 2015-2019: 663
- Migration from Akron to Pittsburgh: 457 (#8 most common destination from Akron)
- Net migration: 206 to Akron
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#27. Lancaster, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Lancaster in 2015-2019: 683
- Migration from Lancaster to Pittsburgh: 547 (#6 most common destination from Lancaster)
- Net migration: 136 to Lancaster
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#26. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Orlando in 2015-2019: 688
- Migration from Orlando to Pittsburgh: 343 (#52 most common destination from Orlando)
- Net migration: 345 to Orlando

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

- Migration to Baltimore in 2015-2019: 692
- Migration from Baltimore to Pittsburgh: 714 (#32 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Net migration: 22 to Pittsburgh
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#24. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Boston in 2015-2019: 697
- Migration from Boston to Pittsburgh: 506 (#51 most common destination from Boston)
- Net migration: 191 to Boston
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#23. Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metro Area

- Migration to Weirton in 2015-2019: 705
- Migration from Weirton to Pittsburgh: 568 (#2 most common destination from Weirton)
- Net migration: 137 to Weirton
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#22. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 712
- Migration from San Francisco to Pittsburgh: 239 (#82 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 473 to San Francisco
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#21. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

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

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#20. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 767
- Migration from Atlanta to Pittsburgh: 901 (#49 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 134 to Pittsburgh
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#19. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

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

- Migration to Johnstown in 2015-2019: 873
- Migration from Johnstown to Pittsburgh: 800 (#1 most common destination from Johnstown)
- Net migration: 73 to Johnstown
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#17. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 887
- Migration from Seattle to Pittsburgh: 331 (#74 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 556 to Seattle
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#16. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 946
- Migration from Houston to Pittsburgh: 627 (#52 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 319 to Houston

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#15. Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Harrisburg in 2015-2019: 953
- Migration from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh: 1,350 (#4 most common destination from Harrisburg)
- Net migration: 397 to Pittsburgh
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#14. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose in 2015-2019: 973
- Migration from San Jose to Pittsburgh: 372 (#39 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 601 to San Jose
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#13. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Columbus in 2015-2019: 1,025
- Migration from Columbus to Pittsburgh: 881 (#15 most common destination from Columbus)
- Net migration: 144 to Columbus
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#12. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 1,027
- Migration from Los Angeles to Pittsburgh: 481 (#84 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 546 to Los Angeles
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#11. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 1,086
- Migration from Dallas to Pittsburgh: 477 (#68 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 609 to Dallas

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#10. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 1,185
- Migration from Chicago to Pittsburgh: 1,229 (#50 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 44 to Pittsburgh
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#9. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland in 2015-2019: 1,212
- Migration from Cleveland to Pittsburgh: 918 (#13 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 294 to Cleveland
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#8. Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Youngstown in 2015-2019: 1,399
- Migration from Youngstown to Pittsburgh: 1,788 (#1 most common destination from Youngstown)
- Net migration: 389 to Pittsburgh
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#7. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 1,402
- Migration from Tampa to Pittsburgh: 475 (#52 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 927 to Tampa
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#6. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 1,782
- Migration from New York to Pittsburgh: 3,083 (#37 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 1,301 to Pittsburgh

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#5. State College, PA Metro Area

- Migration to State College in 2015-2019: 1,873
- Migration from State College to Pittsburgh: 410 (#5 most common destination from State College)
- Net migration: 1,463 to State College
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#4. Erie, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Erie in 2015-2019: 1,912
- Migration from Erie to Pittsburgh: 1,234 (#1 most common destination from Erie)
- Net migration: 678 to Erie
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#3. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 2,233
- Migration from Washington to Pittsburgh: 2,527 (#28 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 294 to Pittsburgh
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#2. Reading, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Reading in 2015-2019: 2,305
- Migration from Reading to Pittsburgh: 439 (#7 most common destination from Reading)
- Net migration: 1,866 to Reading
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#1. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

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

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