Where people in Birmingham are moving to most

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August 4, 2021
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Where people in Birmingham are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Birmingham 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 Birmingham between 2014 and 2018. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Riverside in 2014-2018: 140
- Migration from Riverside to Birmingham: 12 (#261 most common destination from Riverside)
- Net migration: 128 to Riverside

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

- Migration to Denver in 2014-2018: 140
- Migration from Denver to Birmingham: 41 (#216 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 99 to Denver

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#48. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lakeland in 2014-2018: 144
- Migration from Lakeland to Birmingham: 77 (#57 most common destination from Lakeland)
- Net migration: 67 to Lakeland

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

- Migration to Boston in 2014-2018: 145
- Migration from Boston to Birmingham: 127 (#118 most common destination from Boston)
- Net migration: 18 to Boston

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#46. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami in 2014-2018: 145
- Migration from Miami to Birmingham: 274 (#93 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 129 to Birmingham

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#45. Dothan, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Dothan in 2014-2018: 155
- Migration from Dothan to Birmingham: 726 (#1 most common destination from Dothan)
- Net migration: 571 to Birmingham

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#44. Panama City, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Panama City in 2014-2018: 156
- Migration from Panama City to Birmingham: 162 (#17 most common destination from Panama City)
- Net migration: 6 to Birmingham

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#43. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte in 2014-2018: 156
- Migration from Charlotte to Birmingham: 204 (#72 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 48 to Birmingham

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#42. San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2014-2018: 160
- Migration from San Diego to Birmingham: 69 (#194 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 91 to San Diego

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#41. San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Francisco in 2014-2018: 162
- Migration from San Francisco to Birmingham: 64 (#143 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 98 to San Francisco

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#40. Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge in 2014-2018: 162
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Birmingham: 226 (#20 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 64 to Birmingham

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

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2014-2018: 164
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Birmingham: 161 (#95 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 3 to Virginia Beach

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#38. Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO Metro Area

- Migration to Fayetteville in 2014-2018: 168
- Migration from Fayetteville to Birmingham: 3 (#152 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Net migration: 165 to Fayetteville

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#37. Knoxville, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Knoxville in 2014-2018: 172
- Migration from Knoxville to Birmingham: 232 (#24 most common destination from Knoxville)
- Net migration: 60 to Birmingham

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#36. Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Shreveport in 2014-2018: 173
- Migration from Shreveport to Birmingham: 41 (#70 most common destination from Shreveport)
- Net migration: 132 to Shreveport

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#35. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Cincinnati in 2014-2018: 177
- Migration from Cincinnati to Birmingham: 278 (#43 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Net migration: 101 to Birmingham

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#34. Jackson, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson in 2014-2018: 180
- Migration from Jackson to Birmingham: 383 (#10 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 203 to Birmingham

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#33. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Clarksville in 2014-2018: 182
- Migration from Clarksville to Birmingham: 72 (#73 most common destination from Clarksville)
- Net migration: 110 to Clarksville

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

- Migration to Philadelphia in 2014-2018: 189
- Migration from Philadelphia to Birmingham: 58 (#189 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Net migration: 131 to Philadelphia

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#31. Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area

- Migration to Columbus in 2014-2018: 199
- Migration from Columbus to Birmingham: 168 (#31 most common destination from Columbus)
- Net migration: 31 to Columbus

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#30. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Orlando in 2014-2018: 200
- Migration from Orlando to Birmingham: 363 (#50 most common destination from Orlando)
- Net migration: 163 to Birmingham

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#29. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2014-2018: 215
- Migration from Jacksonville to Birmingham: 460 (#31 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Net migration: 245 to Birmingham

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#28. Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

- Migration to Chattanooga in 2014-2018: 231
- Migration from Chattanooga to Birmingham: 284 (#9 most common destination from Chattanooga)
- Net migration: 53 to Birmingham

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#27. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland in 2014-2018: 236
- Migration from Cleveland to Birmingham: 0
- Net migration: 236 to Cleveland

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#26. Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville in 2014-2018: 238
- Migration from Greenville to Birmingham: 141 (#35 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 97 to Greenville

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#25. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2014-2018: 258
- Migration from Tampa to Birmingham: 498 (#52 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 240 to Birmingham

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

- Migration to Washington in 2014-2018: 263
- Migration from Washington to Birmingham: 225 (#146 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 38 to Washington

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#23. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Colorado Springs in 2014-2018: 282
- Migration from Colorado Springs to Birmingham: 24 (#194 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Net migration: 258 to Colorado Springs

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#22. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2014-2018: 293
- Migration from Los Angeles to Birmingham: 112 (#202 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 181 to Los Angeles

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#21. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Memphis in 2014-2018: 300
- Migration from Memphis to Birmingham: 204 (#49 most common destination from Memphis)
- Net migration: 96 to Memphis

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

- Migration to Chicago in 2014-2018: 304
- Migration from Chicago to Birmingham: 378 (#119 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 74 to Birmingham

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#19. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Columbia in 2014-2018: 308
- Migration from Columbia to Birmingham: 223 (#31 most common destination from Columbia)
- Net migration: 85 to Columbia

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#18. Mobile, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Mobile in 2014-2018: 334
- Migration from Mobile to Birmingham: 1,274 (#2 most common destination from Mobile)
- Net migration: 940 to Birmingham

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#17. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to St. Louis in 2014-2018: 383
- Migration from St. Louis to Birmingham: 126 (#111 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Net migration: 257 to St. Louis

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#16. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2014-2018: 392
- Migration from Dallas to Birmingham: 258 (#102 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 134 to Dallas

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#15. Decatur, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur in 2014-2018: 404
- Migration from Decatur to Birmingham: 840 (#2 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 436 to Birmingham

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#14. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Pensacola in 2014-2018: 420
- Migration from Pensacola to Birmingham: 937 (#5 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Net migration: 517 to Birmingham

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#13. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2014-2018: 428
- Migration from Phoenix to Birmingham: 132 (#146 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 296 to Phoenix

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#12. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to New Orleans in 2014-2018: 533
- Migration from New Orleans to Birmingham: 220 (#39 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Net migration: 313 to New Orleans

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#11. Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Daphne in 2014-2018: 623
- Migration from Daphne to Birmingham: 732 (#3 most common destination from Daphne)
- Net migration: 109 to Birmingham

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#10. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2014-2018: 831
- Migration from Houston to Birmingham: 544 (#54 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 287 to Houston

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#9. Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Anniston in 2014-2018: 864
- Migration from Anniston to Birmingham: 1,290 (#1 most common destination from Anniston)
- Net migration: 426 to Birmingham

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#8. Gadsden, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Gadsden in 2014-2018: 889
- Migration from Gadsden to Birmingham: 614 (#1 most common destination from Gadsden)
- Net migration: 275 to Gadsden

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#7. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Nashville in 2014-2018: 891
- Migration from Nashville to Birmingham: 479 (#24 most common destination from Nashville)
- Net migration: 412 to Nashville

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#6. Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Florence in 2014-2018: 1,294
- Migration from Florence to Birmingham: 294 (#4 most common destination from Florence)
- Net migration: 1,000 to Florence

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#5. Auburn-Opelika, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn in 2014-2018: 1,473
- Migration from Auburn to Birmingham: 1,210 (#2 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 263 to Auburn

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#4. Montgomery, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Montgomery in 2014-2018: 1,750
- Migration from Montgomery to Birmingham: 2,647 (#1 most common destination from Montgomery)
- Net migration: 897 to Birmingham

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#3. Huntsville, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Huntsville in 2014-2018: 2,399
- Migration from Huntsville to Birmingham: 1,695 (#1 most common destination from Huntsville)
- Net migration: 704 to Huntsville

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#2. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2014-2018: 2,445
- Migration from Atlanta to Birmingham: 2,708 (#16 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 263 to Birmingham

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#1. Tuscaloosa, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa in 2014-2018: 3,546
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Birmingham: 2,587 (#1 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 959 to Tuscaloosa

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