Where people in Lexington are moving to most

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

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

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

- Migration to New York in 2014-2018: 146
- Migration from New York to Lexington: 834 (#97 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 688 to Lexington

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

- Migration to Washington in 2014-2018: 151
- Migration from Washington to Lexington: 400 (#105 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 249 to Lexington

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

- Migration to Philadelphia in 2014-2018: 169
- Migration from Philadelphia to Lexington: 156 (#127 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Net migration: 13 to Philadelphia

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#22. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh in 2014-2018: 176
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Lexington: 139 (#84 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 37 to Pittsburgh

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

- Migration to Huntington in 2014-2018: 177
- Migration from Huntington to Lexington: 598 (#3 most common destination from Huntington)
- Net migration: 421 to Lexington

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#20. Evansville, IN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Evansville in 2014-2018: 192
- Migration from Evansville to Lexington: 72 (#27 most common destination from Evansville)
- Net migration: 120 to Evansville

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

- Migration to Chicago in 2014-2018: 196
- Migration from Chicago to Lexington: 697 (#78 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 501 to Lexington

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#18. Roanoke, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Roanoke in 2014-2018: 200
- Migration from Roanoke to Lexington: 0
- Net migration: 200 to Roanoke

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

- Migration to Dallas in 2014-2018: 203
- Migration from Dallas to Lexington: 214 (#127 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 11 to Lexington

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#16. Austin-Round Rock, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2014-2018: 208
- Migration from Austin to Lexington: 185 (#73 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 23 to Austin

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#15. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charleston in 2014-2018: 237
- Migration from Charleston to Lexington: 7 (#189 most common destination from Charleston)
- Net migration: 230 to Charleston

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#14. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Cape Coral in 2014-2018: 247
- Migration from Cape Coral to Lexington: 145 (#37 most common destination from Cape Coral)
- Net migration: 102 to Cape Coral

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#13. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Columbus in 2014-2018: 256
- Migration from Columbus to Lexington: 386 (#36 most common destination from Columbus)
- Net migration: 130 to Lexington

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#12. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lakeland in 2014-2018: 296
- Migration from Lakeland to Lexington: 0
- Net migration: 296 to Lakeland

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

- Migration to Orlando in 2014-2018: 313
- Migration from Orlando to Lexington: 1,263 (#17 most common destination from Orlando)
- Net migration: 950 to Lexington

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

- Migration to Nashville in 2014-2018: 327
- Migration from Nashville to Lexington: 379 (#35 most common destination from Nashville)
- Net migration: 52 to Lexington

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

- Migration to Tampa in 2014-2018: 364
- Migration from Tampa to Lexington: 104 (#133 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 260 to Tampa

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#8. Owensboro, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Owensboro in 2014-2018: 393
- Migration from Owensboro to Lexington: 285 (#7 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Net migration: 108 to Owensboro

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

- Migration to Charlotte in 2014-2018: 405
- Migration from Charlotte to Lexington: 246 (#62 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 159 to Charlotte

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#6. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Indianapolis in 2014-2018: 544
- Migration from Indianapolis to Lexington: 210 (#59 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Net migration: 334 to Indianapolis

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#5. Bowling Green, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Bowling Green in 2014-2018: 551
- Migration from Bowling Green to Lexington: 303 (#3 most common destination from Bowling Green)
- Net migration: 248 to Bowling Green

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

- Migration to Atlanta in 2014-2018: 617
- Migration from Atlanta to Lexington: 387 (#91 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 230 to Atlanta

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#3. Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Elizabethtown in 2014-2018: 941
- Migration from Elizabethtown to Lexington: 544 (#2 most common destination from Elizabethtown)
- Net migration: 397 to Elizabethtown

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

- Migration to Cincinnati in 2014-2018: 1,825
- Migration from Cincinnati to Lexington: 2,495 (#3 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Net migration: 670 to Lexington

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#1. Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County in 2014-2018: 2,661
- 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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