Where people in Providence are moving to most

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

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 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 Providence between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose in 2015-2019: 139
- Migration from San Jose to Providence: 205 (#53 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 66 to Providence
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#49. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Urban Honolulu in 2015-2019: 142
- Migration from Urban Honolulu to Providence: 70 (#118 most common destination from Urban Honolulu)
- Net migration: 72 to Urban Honolulu
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#48. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charleston in 2015-2019: 148
- Migration from Charleston to Providence: 131 (#52 most common destination from Charleston)
- Net migration: 17 to Charleston
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#47. Lancaster, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Lancaster in 2015-2019: 156
- Migration from Lancaster to Providence: 75 (#46 most common destination from Lancaster)
- Net migration: 81 to Lancaster
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#46. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Bridgeport in 2015-2019: 157
- Migration from Bridgeport to Providence: 558 (#14 most common destination from Bridgeport)
- Net migration: 401 to Providence

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#45. Syracuse, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Syracuse in 2015-2019: 158
- Migration from Syracuse to Providence: 67 (#66 most common destination from Syracuse)
- Net migration: 91 to Syracuse
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#44. Stockton, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Stockton in 2015-2019: 169
- Migration from Stockton to Providence: 0
- Net migration: 169 to Stockton
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#43. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Palm Bay in 2015-2019: 172
- Migration from Palm Bay to Providence: 41 (#91 most common destination from Palm Bay)
- Net migration: 131 to Palm Bay
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#42. Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Daphne in 2015-2019: 192
- Migration from Daphne to Providence: 0
- Net migration: 192 to Daphne
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#41. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 194
- Migration from Phoenix to Providence: 364 (#67 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 170 to Providence

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#40. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Raleigh in 2015-2019: 199
- Migration from Raleigh to Providence: 56 (#106 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Net migration: 143 to Raleigh
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#39. Ocala, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Ocala in 2015-2019: 223
- Migration from Ocala to Providence: 13 (#107 most common destination from Ocala)
- Net migration: 210 to Ocala
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#38. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 226
- Migration from Atlanta to Providence: 322 (#106 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 96 to Providence
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#37. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 238
- Migration from Houston to Providence: 259 (#102 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 21 to Providence
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#36. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 242
- Migration from Jacksonville to Providence: 140 (#84 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Net migration: 102 to Jacksonville

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#35. Punta Gorda, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Punta Gorda in 2015-2019: 271
- Migration from Punta Gorda to Providence: 47 (#37 most common destination from Punta Gorda)
- Net migration: 224 to Punta Gorda
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#34. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 271
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Providence: 171 (#78 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 100 to Pittsburgh
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#33. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte in 2015-2019: 289
- Migration from Charlotte to Providence: 316 (#58 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 27 to Providence
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#32. Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Deltona in 2015-2019: 290
- Migration from Deltona to Providence: 77 (#62 most common destination from Deltona)
- Net migration: 213 to Deltona
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#31. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Riverside in 2015-2019: 294
- Migration from Riverside to Providence: 143 (#113 most common destination from Riverside)
- Net migration: 151 to Riverside

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#30. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to North Port in 2015-2019: 298
- Migration from North Port to Providence: 452 (#17 most common destination from North Port)
- Net migration: 154 to Providence
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#29. Portland-South Portland, ME Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 303
- Migration from Portland to Providence: 385 (#5 most common destination from Portland)
- Net migration: 82 to Providence
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#28. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 311
- Migration from Fayetteville to Providence: 55 (#99 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Net migration: 256 to Fayetteville
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#27. Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metro Area

- Migration to Burlington in 2015-2019: 318
- Migration from Burlington to Providence: 103 (#18 most common destination from Burlington)
- Net migration: 215 to Burlington
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#26. Manchester-Nashua, NH Metro Area

- Migration to Manchester in 2015-2019: 323
- Migration from Manchester to Providence: 238 (#6 most common destination from Manchester)
- Net migration: 85 to Manchester

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

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 331
- Migration from Denver to Providence: 228 (#83 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 103 to Denver
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#24. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Orlando in 2015-2019: 334
- Migration from Orlando to Providence: 502 (#39 most common destination from Orlando)
- Net migration: 168 to Providence
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#23. Naples-Marco Island, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Naples in 2015-2019: 361
- Migration from Naples to Providence: 112 (#30 most common destination from Naples)
- Net migration: 249 to Naples
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#22. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lakeland in 2015-2019: 383
- Migration from Lakeland to Providence: 0
- Net migration: 383 to Lakeland
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#21. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 395
- Migration from Chicago to Providence: 398 (#118 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 3 to Providence

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

- Migration to Baltimore in 2015-2019: 415
- Migration from Baltimore to Providence: 225 (#78 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Net migration: 190 to Baltimore
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#19. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 432
- Migration from San Francisco to Providence: 177 (#99 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 255 to San Francisco
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#18. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 495
- Migration from Dallas to Providence: 290 (#99 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 205 to Dallas
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#17. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Cape Coral in 2015-2019: 526
- Migration from Cape Coral to Providence: 128 (#39 most common destination from Cape Coral)
- Net migration: 398 to Cape Coral
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#16. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 535
- Migration from Los Angeles to Providence: 615 (#76 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 80 to Providence

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#15. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 552
- Migration from Seattle to Providence: 379 (#67 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 173 to Seattle
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#14. New Haven-Milford, CT Metro Area

- Migration to New Haven in 2015-2019: 592
- Migration from New Haven to Providence: 602 (#9 most common destination from New Haven)
- Net migration: 10 to Providence
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#13. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 670
- Migration from San Diego to Providence: 595 (#50 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 75 to San Diego
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#12. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 698
- Migration from Philadelphia to Providence: 614 (#55 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Net migration: 84 to Philadelphia
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#11. Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Hartford in 2015-2019: 726
- Migration from Hartford to Providence: 1,145 (#10 most common destination from Hartford)
- Net migration: 419 to Providence

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#10. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami in 2015-2019: 739
- Migration from Miami to Providence: 727 (#45 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 12 to Miami
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#9. Barnstable Town, MA Metro Area

- Migration to Barnstable Town in 2015-2019: 759
- Migration from Barnstable Town to Providence: 1,393 (#2 most common destination from Barnstable Town)
- Net migration: 634 to Providence
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#8. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 784
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Providence: 457 (#43 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 327 to Virginia Beach
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#7. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 817
- Migration from Tampa to Providence: 621 (#37 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 196 to Tampa
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#6. Springfield, MA Metro Area

- Migration to Springfield in 2015-2019: 897
- Migration from Springfield to Providence: 685 (#5 most common destination from Springfield)
- Net migration: 212 to Springfield

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#5. Norwich-New London, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Norwich in 2015-2019: 1,116
- Migration from Norwich to Providence: 844 (#4 most common destination from Norwich)
- Net migration: 272 to Norwich
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#4. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 1,194
- Migration from Washington to Providence: 748 (#69 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 446 to Washington
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#3. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 1,435
- Migration from New York to Providence: 3,228 (#36 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 1,793 to Providence
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#2. Worcester, MA-CT Metro Area

- Migration to Worcester in 2015-2019: 2,087
- Migration from Worcester to Providence: 3,051 (#2 most common destination from Worcester)
- Net migration: 964 to Providence
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#1. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Boston in 2015-2019: 11,613
- Migration from Boston to Providence: 17,242 (#1 most common destination from Boston)
- Net migration: 5,629 to Providence

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