Metros sending the most people to Johnson City

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Johnson City

Stacker compiled a list of metros that are sending the most people to Johnson City, TN Metro Area using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Metros are ranked by the estimated number of people who moved to Johnson City from the metro between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Springfield, MA Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Springfield in 2015-2019: 27 (#88 most common destination from Springfield)
- Migration from Johnson City to Springfield: 0 (#112 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 27 to Johnson City
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#49. Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Hickory in 2015-2019: 27 (#48 most common destination from Hickory)
- Migration from Johnson City to Hickory: 76 (#22 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 49 to Hickory
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#48. Boise City, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Boise City in 2015-2019: 31 (#101 most common destination from Boise City)
- Migration from Johnson City to Boise City: 0 (#112 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 31 to Johnson City
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#47. Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Oshkosh in 2015-2019: 35 (#36 most common destination from Oshkosh)
- Migration from Johnson City to Oshkosh: 0 (#112 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 35 to Johnson City
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#46. Portland-South Portland, ME Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Portland in 2015-2019: 35 (#88 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Johnson City to Portland: 0 (#112 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 35 to Johnson City

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#45. Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Providence in 2015-2019: 35 (#118 most common destination from Providence)
- Migration from Johnson City to Providence: 0 (#112 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 35 to Johnson City
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#44. Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Albuquerque in 2015-2019: 38 (#116 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Migration from Johnson City to Albuquerque: 0 (#112 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 38 to Johnson City
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#43. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Washington in 2015-2019: 39 (#270 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Johnson City to Washington: 62 (#26 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 23 to Washington
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#42. Beckley, WV Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Beckley in 2015-2019: 41 (#23 most common destination from Beckley)
- Migration from Johnson City to Beckley: 0 (#112 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 41 to Johnson City
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#41. Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Augusta in 2015-2019: 41 (#95 most common destination from Augusta)
- Migration from Johnson City to Augusta: 9 (#66 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 32 to Johnson City

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#40. Hilton Head Island-Bluffton, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Hilton Head Island in 2015-2019: 44 (#53 most common destination from Hilton Head Island)
- Migration from Johnson City to Hilton Head Island: 0 (#112 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 44 to Johnson City
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#39. Jacksonville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 44 (#95 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Johnson City to Jacksonville: 43 (#36 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 1 to Johnson City
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#38. Springfield, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Springfield in 2015-2019: 45 (#34 most common destination from Springfield)
- Migration from Johnson City to Springfield: 0 (#112 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 45 to Johnson City
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#37. Anchorage, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Anchorage in 2015-2019: 50 (#83 most common destination from Anchorage)
- Migration from Johnson City to Anchorage: 0 (#112 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 50 to Johnson City
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#36. Cleveland, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Cleveland in 2015-2019: 51 (#20 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Migration from Johnson City to Cleveland: 38 (#37 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 13 to Johnson City

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#35. Lynchburg, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Lynchburg in 2015-2019: 53 (#35 most common destination from Lynchburg)
- Migration from Johnson City to Lynchburg: 0 (#112 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 53 to Johnson City
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#34. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Urban Honolulu in 2015-2019: 53 (#136 most common destination from Urban Honolulu)
- Migration from Johnson City to Urban Honolulu: 2 (#81 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 51 to Johnson City
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#33. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Durham in 2015-2019: 53 (#85 most common destination from Durham)
- Migration from Johnson City to Durham: 25 (#47 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 28 to Johnson City
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#32. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 56 (#160 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Johnson City to San Antonio: 0 (#112 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 56 to Johnson City
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#31. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Cleveland in 2015-2019: 61 (#120 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Migration from Johnson City to Cleveland: 82 (#19 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 21 to Cleveland

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#30. Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Houma in 2015-2019: 62 (#12 most common destination from Houma)
- Migration from Johnson City to Houma: 0 (#112 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 62 to Johnson City
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#29. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 64 (#135 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Johnson City to Pittsburgh: 27 (#46 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 37 to Johnson City
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#28. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Chicago in 2015-2019: 65 (#251 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Johnson City to Chicago: 18 (#55 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 47 to Johnson City
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#27. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 68 (#179 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Johnson City to Philadelphia: 20 (#53 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 48 to Johnson City
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#26. Port St. Lucie, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Port St. Lucie in 2015-2019: 69 (#47 most common destination from Port St. Lucie)
- Migration from Johnson City to Port St. Lucie: 0 (#112 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 69 to Johnson City

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

- Migration to Johnson City from San Jose in 2015-2019: 72 (#102 most common destination from San Jose)
- Migration from Johnson City to San Jose: 0 (#112 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 72 to Johnson City
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#24. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Houston in 2015-2019: 80 (#194 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Johnson City to Houston: 0 (#112 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 80 to Johnson City
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#23. Evansville, IN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Evansville in 2015-2019: 82 (#23 most common destination from Evansville)
- Migration from Johnson City to Evansville: 0 (#112 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 82 to Johnson City
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#22. Blacksburg-Christiansburg, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Blacksburg in 2015-2019: 87 (#20 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Migration from Johnson City to Blacksburg: 0 (#112 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 87 to Johnson City
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#21. Greenville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Greenville in 2015-2019: 88 (#21 most common destination from Greenville)
- Migration from Johnson City to Greenville: 0 (#112 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 88 to Johnson City

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#20. Lima, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Lima in 2015-2019: 89 (#12 most common destination from Lima)
- Migration from Johnson City to Lima: 0 (#112 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 89 to Johnson City
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#19. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from North Port in 2015-2019: 89 (#65 most common destination from North Port)
- Migration from Johnson City to North Port: 147 (#9 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 58 to North Port
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#18. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Clarksville in 2015-2019: 99 (#62 most common destination from Clarksville)
- Migration from Johnson City to Clarksville: 82 (#19 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 17 to Johnson City
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#17. Roanoke, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Roanoke in 2015-2019: 106 (#29 most common destination from Roanoke)
- Migration from Johnson City to Roanoke: 77 (#21 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 29 to Johnson City
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#16. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 107 (#90 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Migration from Johnson City to Colorado Springs: 21 (#52 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 86 to Johnson City

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

- Migration to Johnson City from Tampa in 2015-2019: 107 (#136 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Johnson City to Tampa: 241 (#4 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 134 to Tampa
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#14. Salt Lake City, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Salt Lake City in 2015-2019: 129 (#60 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Migration from Johnson City to Salt Lake City: 0 (#112 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 129 to Johnson City
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#13. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Charleston in 2015-2019: 136 (#51 most common destination from Charleston)
- Migration from Johnson City to Charleston: 44 (#34 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 92 to Johnson City
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#12. Morristown, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Morristown in 2015-2019: 136 (#8 most common destination from Morristown)
- Migration from Johnson City to Morristown: 83 (#17 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 53 to Johnson City
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#11. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Miami in 2015-2019: 141 (#137 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Johnson City to Miami: 106 (#12 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 35 to Johnson City

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#10. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 142 (#81 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Johnson City to Jacksonville: 33 (#40 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 109 to Johnson City
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#9. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Palm Bay in 2015-2019: 163 (#25 most common destination from Palm Bay)
- Migration from Johnson City to Palm Bay: 0 (#112 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 163 to Johnson City
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#8. Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Chattanooga in 2015-2019: 227 (#13 most common destination from Chattanooga)
- Migration from Johnson City to Chattanooga: 183 (#6 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 44 to Johnson City
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#7. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 229 (#72 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Johnson City to Charlotte: 194 (#5 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 35 to Johnson City
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#6. Asheville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Asheville in 2015-2019: 245 (#16 most common destination from Asheville)
- Migration from Johnson City to Asheville: 100 (#14 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 145 to Johnson City

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

- Migration to Johnson City from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 317 (#108 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Johnson City to Atlanta: 127 (#11 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 190 to Johnson City
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#4. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Memphis in 2015-2019: 326 (#26 most common destination from Memphis)
- Migration from Johnson City to Memphis: 158 (#7 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 168 to Johnson City
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#3. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Nashville in 2015-2019: 650 (#18 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Johnson City to Nashville: 1,186 (#2 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 536 to Nashville
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#2. Knoxville, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Knoxville in 2015-2019: 675 (#5 most common destination from Knoxville)
- Migration from Johnson City to Knoxville: 836 (#3 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 161 to Knoxville
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#1. Kingsport-Bristol, TN-VA Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City from Kingsport in 2015-2019: 1,833 (#1 most common destination from Kingsport)
- Migration from Johnson City to Kingsport: 2,002 (#1 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Net migration: 169 to Kingsport

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