Where people in Spartanburg are moving to most

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May 17, 2022
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Where people in Spartanburg are moving to most

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

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

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 20
- Migration from Washington to Spartanburg: 24 (#290 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 4 to Spartanburg
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#49. Knoxville, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Knoxville in 2015-2019: 21
- Migration from Knoxville to Spartanburg: 20 (#139 most common destination from Knoxville)
- Net migration: 1 to Knoxville
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#48. Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham in 2015-2019: 21
- Migration from Birmingham to Spartanburg: 27 (#126 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 6 to Spartanburg
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#47. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Myrtle Beach in 2015-2019: 24
- Migration from Myrtle Beach to Spartanburg: 252 (#14 most common destination from Myrtle Beach)
- Net migration: 228 to Spartanburg
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#46. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 24
- Migration from Jacksonville to Spartanburg: 9 (#241 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Net migration: 15 to Jacksonville

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#45. Jackson, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson in 2015-2019: 25
- Migration from Jackson to Spartanburg: 0
- Net migration: 25 to Jackson
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#44. Wilmington, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Wilmington in 2015-2019: 26
- Migration from Wilmington to Spartanburg: 0
- Net migration: 26 to Wilmington
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#43. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Detroit in 2015-2019: 26
- Migration from Detroit to Spartanburg: 60 (#154 most common destination from Detroit)
- Net migration: 34 to Spartanburg
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#42. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to North Port in 2015-2019: 28
- Migration from North Port to Spartanburg: 18 (#163 most common destination from North Port)
- Net migration: 10 to North Port
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#41. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 30
- Migration from Phoenix to Spartanburg: 47 (#242 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 17 to Spartanburg

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#40. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Columbus in 2015-2019: 32
- Migration from Columbus to Spartanburg: 144 (#77 most common destination from Columbus)
- Net migration: 112 to Spartanburg
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#39. Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area

- Migration to Columbus in 2015-2019: 32
- Migration from Columbus to Spartanburg: 40 (#79 most common destination from Columbus)
- Net migration: 8 to Spartanburg
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#38. Lancaster, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Lancaster in 2015-2019: 35
- Migration from Lancaster to Spartanburg: 9 (#123 most common destination from Lancaster)
- Net migration: 26 to Lancaster
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#37. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 36
- Migration from Chicago to Spartanburg: 60 (#258 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 24 to Spartanburg
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#36. Anchorage, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Anchorage in 2015-2019: 37
- Migration from Anchorage to Spartanburg: 0
- Net migration: 37 to Anchorage

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#35. Elmira, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Elmira in 2015-2019: 38
- Migration from Elmira to Spartanburg: 0
- Net migration: 38 to Elmira
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#34. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from New York to Spartanburg: 389 (#138 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 349 to Spartanburg
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#33. Tuscaloosa, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa in 2015-2019: 41
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Spartanburg: 0
- Net migration: 41 to Tuscaloosa
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#32. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 41
- Migration from St. Louis to Spartanburg: 5 (#276 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Net migration: 36 to St. Louis
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#31. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

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

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#30. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Boston in 2015-2019: 43
- Migration from Boston to Spartanburg: 121 (#121 most common destination from Boston)
- Net migration: 78 to Spartanburg
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#29. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 44
- Migration from Dallas to Spartanburg: 72 (#213 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 28 to Spartanburg
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#28. Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Milwaukee in 2015-2019: 47
- Migration from Milwaukee to Spartanburg: 29 (#137 most common destination from Milwaukee)
- Net migration: 18 to Milwaukee
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#27. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Durham in 2015-2019: 50
- Migration from Durham to Spartanburg: 9 (#163 most common destination from Durham)
- Net migration: 41 to Durham
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#26. Morgantown, WV Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown in 2015-2019: 51
- Migration from Morgantown to Spartanburg: 0
- Net migration: 51 to Morgantown

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#25. Greensboro-High Point, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Greensboro in 2015-2019: 53
- Migration from Greensboro to Spartanburg: 0
- Net migration: 53 to Greensboro
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#24. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Raleigh in 2015-2019: 57
- Migration from Raleigh to Spartanburg: 113 (#71 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Net migration: 56 to Spartanburg
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#23. Florence, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Florence in 2015-2019: 69
- Migration from Florence to Spartanburg: 79 (#21 most common destination from Florence)
- Net migration: 10 to Spartanburg
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#22. Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

- Migration to Chattanooga in 2015-2019: 69
- Migration from Chattanooga to Spartanburg: 0
- Net migration: 69 to Chattanooga
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#21. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 70
- Migration from Denver to Spartanburg: 0
- Net migration: 70 to Denver

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#20. Goldsboro, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Goldsboro in 2015-2019: 70
- Migration from Goldsboro to Spartanburg: 0
- Net migration: 70 to Goldsboro
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#19. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 70
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Spartanburg: 24 (#219 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 46 to Virginia Beach
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#18. Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory in 2015-2019: 75
- Migration from Hickory to Spartanburg: 105 (#19 most common destination from Hickory)
- Net migration: 30 to Spartanburg
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#17. Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Augusta in 2015-2019: 75
- Migration from Augusta to Spartanburg: 153 (#30 most common destination from Augusta)
- Net migration: 78 to Spartanburg
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#16. Provo-Orem, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Provo in 2015-2019: 75
- Migration from Provo to Spartanburg: 0
- Net migration: 75 to Provo

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

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 76
- Migration from San Diego to Spartanburg: 45 (#225 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 31 to San Diego
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#14. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 80
- Migration from Cincinnati to Spartanburg: 18 (#196 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Net migration: 62 to Cincinnati
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#13. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 88
- Migration from Fayetteville to Spartanburg: 132 (#68 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Net migration: 44 to Spartanburg
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#12. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lakeland in 2015-2019: 100
- Migration from Lakeland to Spartanburg: 0
- Net migration: 100 to Lakeland
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#11. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Riverside in 2015-2019: 108
- Migration from Riverside to Spartanburg: 41 (#197 most common destination from Riverside)
- Net migration: 67 to Riverside

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#10. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 150
- Migration from Philadelphia to Spartanburg: 132 (#142 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Net migration: 18 to Philadelphia
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#9. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to New Orleans in 2015-2019: 161
- Migration from New Orleans to Spartanburg: 1 (#219 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Net migration: 160 to New Orleans
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#8. Joplin, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin in 2015-2019: 198
- Migration from Joplin to Spartanburg: 0
- Net migration: 198 to Joplin
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#7. Asheville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Asheville in 2015-2019: 214
- Migration from Asheville to Spartanburg: 192 (#21 most common destination from Asheville)
- Net migration: 22 to Asheville
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#6. Sumter, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Sumter in 2015-2019: 217
- Migration from Sumter to Spartanburg: 26 (#52 most common destination from Sumter)
- Net migration: 191 to Sumter

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

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 242
- Migration from Atlanta to Spartanburg: 346 (#100 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 104 to Spartanburg
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#4. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charleston in 2015-2019: 454
- Migration from Charleston to Spartanburg: 581 (#13 most common destination from Charleston)
- Net migration: 127 to Spartanburg
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#3. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte in 2015-2019: 1,065
- Migration from Charlotte to Spartanburg: 551 (#33 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 514 to Charlotte
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#2. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Columbia in 2015-2019: 1,210
- Migration from Columbia to Spartanburg: 1,234 (#5 most common destination from Columbia)
- Net migration: 24 to Spartanburg
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#1. Greenville-Anderson, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville in 2015-2019: 4,309
- Migration from Greenville to Spartanburg: 5,898 (#1 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 1,589 to Spartanburg

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