Metros sending the most people to Louisville

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May 1, 2021
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Metros sending the most people to Louisville

Stacker compiled a list of metros that are sending the most people to Louisville using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Metros are ranked by the estimated number of people who moved to Louisville from the metro between 2014 and 2018. Ties were broken by gross migration.
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#50. Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Milwaukee in 2014-2018: 129 (#61 most common destination from Milwaukee)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Milwaukee: 54 (#103 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 75 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#49. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Memphis in 2014-2018: 133 (#64 most common destination from Memphis)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Memphis: 320 (#25 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 187 to Memphis
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#48. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Oklahoma City in 2014-2018: 138 (#52 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Oklahoma City: 157 (#52 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 19 to Oklahoma City
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#47. Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Chattanooga in 2014-2018: 139 (#19 most common destination from Chattanooga)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Chattanooga: 112 (#65 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 27 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#46. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Jacksonville in 2014-2018: 142 (#77 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Jacksonville: 250 (#32 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 108 to Jacksonville
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America's Power // Wikicommons

#45. Topeka, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Topeka in 2014-2018: 143 (#7 most common destination from Topeka)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Topeka: 206 (#39 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 63 to Topeka
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#44. Kokomo, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Kokomo in 2014-2018: 144 (#5 most common destination from Kokomo)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Kokomo: 38 (#119 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 106 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#43. Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Grand Rapids in 2014-2018: 146 (#37 most common destination from Grand Rapids)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Grand Rapids: 191 (#42 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 45 to Grand Rapids
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#42. Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Lafayette in 2014-2018: 147 (#15 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Lafayette: 235 (#33 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 88 to Lafayette
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#41. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Minneapolis in 2014-2018: 148 (#91 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Minneapolis: 46 (#110 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 102 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#40. Terre Haute, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Terre Haute in 2014-2018: 148 (#7 most common destination from Terre Haute)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Terre Haute: 350 (#21 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 202 to Terre Haute
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#39. Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Omaha in 2014-2018: 149 (#46 most common destination from Omaha)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Omaha: 89 (#79 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 60 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#38. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Phoenix in 2014-2018: 155 (#129 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Phoenix: 361 (#19 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 206 to Phoenix
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#37. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Charlotte in 2014-2018: 156 (#83 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Charlotte: 197 (#41 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 41 to Charlotte
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#36. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Seattle in 2014-2018: 161 (#112 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Seattle: 234 (#35 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 73 to Seattle
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#35. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from San Antonio in 2014-2018: 168 (#84 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to San Antonio: 185 (#43 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 17 to San Antonio
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#34. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Kansas City in 2014-2018: 171 (#77 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Kansas City: 184 (#44 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 13 to Kansas City
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#33. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Cape Coral in 2014-2018: 181 (#27 most common destination from Cape Coral)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Cape Coral: 105 (#66 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 76 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#32. Elkhart-Goshen, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Elkhart in 2014-2018: 188 (#10 most common destination from Elkhart)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Elkhart: 10 (#195 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 178 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#31. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Tampa in 2014-2018: 190 (#94 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Tampa: 743 (#6 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 553 to Tampa
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#30. Toledo, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Toledo in 2014-2018: 217 (#16 most common destination from Toledo)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Toledo: 74 (#86 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 143 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#29. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Portland in 2014-2018: 220 (#63 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Portland: 164 (#50 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 56 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#28. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Houston in 2014-2018: 220 (#110 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Houston: 390 (#16 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 170 to Houston
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Carol M. Highsmith/Library of Congress // Wikimedia Commons

#27. Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Huntington in 2014-2018: 221 (#6 most common destination from Huntington)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Huntington: 127 (#59 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 94 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#26. Lafayette, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Lafayette in 2014-2018: 223 (#10 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Lafayette: 0 (#250 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 223 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#25. Bloomington, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Bloomington in 2014-2018: 226 (#7 most common destination from Bloomington)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Bloomington: 284 (#27 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 58 to Bloomington
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#24. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Pittsburgh in 2014-2018: 249 (#57 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Pittsburgh: 182 (#45 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 67 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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BDS2006 // Wikimedia

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

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Los Angeles in 2014-2018: 254 (#128 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Los Angeles: 513 (#10 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 259 to Los Angeles
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#22. Columbus, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Columbus in 2014-2018: 267 (#3 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Columbus: 78 (#84 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 189 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#21. Richmond, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Richmond in 2014-2018: 275 (#31 most common destination from Richmond)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Richmond: 99 (#71 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 176 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#20. Boise City, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Boise City in 2014-2018: 292 (#17 most common destination from Boise City)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Boise City: 0 (#250 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 292 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#19. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from St. Louis in 2014-2018: 296 (#54 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to St. Louis: 235 (#33 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 61 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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Famartin // Wikicommons

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

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Baltimore in 2014-2018: 304 (#56 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Baltimore: 174 (#48 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 130 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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Chris Light // Wikimedia Commons

#17. Owensboro, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Owensboro in 2014-2018: 328 (#4 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Owensboro: 501 (#11 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 173 to Owensboro
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#16. San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from San Francisco in 2014-2018: 383 (#59 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to San Francisco: 256 (#30 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 127 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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PhotosByMahin // Pixabay

#15. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Detroit in 2014-2018: 423 (#50 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Detroit: 522 (#9 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 99 to Detroit
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King of Hearts // Wikimedia

#14. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from New York in 2014-2018: 445 (#125 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to New York: 177 (#47 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 268 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#13. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Washington in 2014-2018: 468 (#94 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Washington: 375 (#18 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 93 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#12. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Atlanta in 2014-2018: 468 (#83 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Atlanta: 459 (#13 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 9 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#11. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Clarksville in 2014-2018: 523 (#5 most common destination from Clarksville)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Clarksville: 527 (#8 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 4 to Clarksville
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#10. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Dallas in 2014-2018: 527 (#65 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Dallas: 344 (#22 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 183 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#9. Evansville, IN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Evansville in 2014-2018: 532 (#3 most common destination from Evansville)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Evansville: 389 (#17 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 143 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#8. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Miami in 2014-2018: 578 (#52 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Miami: 444 (#14 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 134 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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Christopher & Amy Esposito // Wikicommons

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

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Chicago in 2014-2018: 626 (#88 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Chicago: 693 (#7 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 67 to Chicago
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#6. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Nashville in 2014-2018: 716 (#14 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Nashville: 481 (#12 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 235 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#5. Bowling Green, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Bowling Green in 2014-2018: 949 (#1 most common destination from Bowling Green)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Bowling Green: 1,865 (#4 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 916 to Bowling Green
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#4. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Indianapolis in 2014-2018: 1,067 (#12 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Indianapolis: 1,594 (#5 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 527 to Indianapolis
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#3. Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Elizabethtown in 2014-2018: 2,229 (#1 most common destination from Elizabethtown)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Elizabethtown: 2,401 (#1 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 172 to Elizabethtown
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#2. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Cincinnati in 2014-2018: 2,381 (#4 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Cincinnati: 1,995 (#3 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 386 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#1. Lexington-Fayette, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County from Lexington in 2014-2018: 2,661 (#1 most common destination from Lexington)
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Lexington: 2,382 (#2 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 279 to Louisville/Jefferson County

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