Metros sending the most people to Scranton

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Scranton

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

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#50. Altoona, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Altoona in 2015-2019: 47 (#15 most common destination from Altoona)
- Migration from Scranton to Altoona: 39 (#69 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 8 to Scranton
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#49. Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Spokane in 2015-2019: 50 (#64 most common destination from Spokane)
- Migration from Scranton to Spokane: 0 (#153 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 50 to Scranton
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#48. Anchorage, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Anchorage in 2015-2019: 50 (#83 most common destination from Anchorage)
- Migration from Scranton to Anchorage: 9 (#116 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 41 to Scranton
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#47. Worcester, MA-CT Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Worcester in 2015-2019: 51 (#80 most common destination from Worcester)
- Migration from Scranton to Worcester: 0 (#153 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 51 to Scranton
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#46. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Cleveland in 2015-2019: 51 (#130 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Migration from Scranton to Cleveland: 17 (#101 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 34 to Scranton

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#45. Florence, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Florence in 2015-2019: 52 (#30 most common destination from Florence)
- Migration from Scranton to Florence: 0 (#153 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 52 to Scranton
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#44. Salisbury, MD-DE Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Salisbury in 2015-2019: 52 (#38 most common destination from Salisbury)
- Migration from Scranton to Salisbury: 0 (#153 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 52 to Scranton
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#43. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Austin in 2015-2019: 52 (#151 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Scranton to Austin: 132 (#30 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 80 to Austin
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#42. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Myrtle Beach in 2015-2019: 53 (#77 most common destination from Myrtle Beach)
- Migration from Scranton to Myrtle Beach: 161 (#20 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 108 to Myrtle Beach
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#41. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Bridgeport in 2015-2019: 54 (#88 most common destination from Bridgeport)
- Migration from Scranton to Bridgeport: 0 (#153 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 54 to Scranton

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

- Migration to Scranton from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 55 (#167 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Scranton to Minneapolis: 0 (#153 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 55 to Scranton
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#39. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Houston in 2015-2019: 61 (#210 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Scranton to Houston: 65 (#54 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 4 to Houston
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#38. Greensboro-High Point, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Greensboro in 2015-2019: 62 (#55 most common destination from Greensboro)
- Migration from Scranton to Greensboro: 4 (#127 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 58 to Scranton
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#37. Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Youngstown in 2015-2019: 63 (#39 most common destination from Youngstown)
- Migration from Scranton to Youngstown: 117 (#35 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 54 to Youngstown
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#36. Carbondale-Marion, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Carbondale in 2015-2019: 65 (#21 most common destination from Carbondale)
- Migration from Scranton to Carbondale: 0 (#153 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 65 to Scranton

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#35. Homosassa Springs, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Homosassa Springs in 2015-2019: 65 (#21 most common destination from Homosassa Springs)
- Migration from Scranton to Homosassa Springs: 4 (#127 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 61 to Scranton
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#34. State College, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from State College in 2015-2019: 73 (#32 most common destination from State College)
- Migration from Scranton to State College: 503 (#8 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 430 to State College
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#33. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Tampa in 2015-2019: 75 (#163 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Scranton to Tampa: 161 (#20 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 86 to Tampa
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#32. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 78 (#199 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Scranton to Phoenix: 78 (#47 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 0 to Scranton
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#31. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Riverside in 2015-2019: 80 (#155 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Scranton to Riverside: 40 (#67 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 40 to Scranton

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

- Migration to Scranton from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 83 (#141 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Scranton to Virginia Beach: 133 (#29 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 50 to Virginia Beach
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#29. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Boston in 2015-2019: 88 (#142 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Scranton to Boston: 168 (#19 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 80 to Boston
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#28. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from San Diego in 2015-2019: 100 (#158 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Scranton to San Diego: 34 (#74 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 66 to Scranton
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#27. Lebanon, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Lebanon in 2015-2019: 100 (#13 most common destination from Lebanon)
- Migration from Scranton to Lebanon: 139 (#26 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 39 to Lebanon
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#26. Erie, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Erie in 2015-2019: 103 (#29 most common destination from Erie)
- Migration from Scranton to Erie: 18 (#98 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 85 to Scranton

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#25. Binghamton, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Binghamton in 2015-2019: 118 (#16 most common destination from Binghamton)
- Migration from Scranton to Binghamton: 110 (#37 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 8 to Scranton
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#24. York-Hanover, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from York in 2015-2019: 118 (#20 most common destination from York)
- Migration from Scranton to York: 287 (#14 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 169 to York
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#23. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 133 (#167 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Scranton to Atlanta: 144 (#25 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 11 to Atlanta
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#22. Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Gulfport in 2015-2019: 138 (#30 most common destination from Gulfport)
- Migration from Scranton to Gulfport: 0 (#153 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 138 to Scranton
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#21. Springfield, MA Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Springfield in 2015-2019: 143 (#26 most common destination from Springfield)
- Migration from Scranton to Springfield: 6 (#123 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 137 to Scranton

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#20. Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Poughkeepsie in 2015-2019: 147 (#39 most common destination from Poughkeepsie)
- Migration from Scranton to Poughkeepsie: 0 (#153 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 147 to Scranton
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#19. Williamsport, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Williamsport in 2015-2019: 156 (#6 most common destination from Williamsport)
- Migration from Scranton to Williamsport: 248 (#16 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 92 to Williamsport
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#18. Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Chambersburg in 2015-2019: 162 (#5 most common destination from Chambersburg)
- Migration from Scranton to Chambersburg: 45 (#63 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 117 to Scranton
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#17. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Miami in 2015-2019: 165 (#125 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Scranton to Miami: 309 (#12 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 144 to Miami
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#16. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 182 (#159 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Scranton to Los Angeles: 62 (#58 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 120 to Scranton

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

- Migration to Scranton from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 194 (#90 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Scranton to Baltimore: 121 (#34 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 73 to Scranton
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#14. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 195 (#70 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Scranton to Pittsburgh: 496 (#9 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 301 to Pittsburgh
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#13. Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Hagerstown in 2015-2019: 200 (#9 most common destination from Hagerstown)
- Migration from Scranton to Hagerstown: 139 (#26 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 61 to Scranton
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#12. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Orlando in 2015-2019: 201 (#83 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Scranton to Orlando: 534 (#7 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 333 to Orlando
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#11. Salt Lake City, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Salt Lake City in 2015-2019: 209 (#39 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Migration from Scranton to Salt Lake City: 51 (#59 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 158 to Scranton

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#10. Lancaster, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Lancaster in 2015-2019: 229 (#15 most common destination from Lancaster)
- Migration from Scranton to Lancaster: 575 (#5 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 346 to Lancaster
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#9. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Washington in 2015-2019: 249 (#138 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Scranton to Washington: 288 (#13 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 39 to Washington
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#8. Syracuse, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Syracuse in 2015-2019: 291 (#17 most common destination from Syracuse)
- Migration from Scranton to Syracuse: 74 (#48 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 217 to Scranton
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#7. Reading, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Reading in 2015-2019: 384 (#8 most common destination from Reading)
- Migration from Scranton to Reading: 328 (#11 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 56 to Scranton
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#6. Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Harrisburg in 2015-2019: 403 (#11 most common destination from Harrisburg)
- Migration from Scranton to Harrisburg: 560 (#6 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 157 to Harrisburg

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#5. East Stroudsburg, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from East Stroudsburg in 2015-2019: 497 (#4 most common destination from East Stroudsburg)
- Migration from Scranton to East Stroudsburg: 251 (#15 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 246 to Scranton
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#4. Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Bloomsburg in 2015-2019: 869 (#1 most common destination from Bloomsburg)
- Migration from Scranton to Bloomsburg: 816 (#2 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 53 to Scranton
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#3. Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Allentown in 2015-2019: 1,468 (#4 most common destination from Allentown)
- Migration from Scranton to Allentown: 667 (#4 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 801 to Scranton
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#2. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 2,034 (#20 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Scranton to Philadelphia: 1,930 (#1 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 104 to Scranton
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#1. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton from New York in 2015-2019: 6,406 (#18 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Scranton to New York: 726 (#3 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 5,680 to Scranton

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