Metros sending the most people to Amarillo

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Amarillo

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

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

- Migration to Amarillo from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 25 (#215 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Amarillo to Virginia Beach: 21 (#65 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 4 to Amarillo
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#49. Eugene-Springfield, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Eugene in 2015-2019: 26 (#65 most common destination from Eugene)
- Migration from Amarillo to Eugene: 0 (#123 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 26 to Amarillo
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#48. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 26 (#215 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Amarillo to Baltimore: 22 (#63 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 4 to Amarillo
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#47. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Pensacola in 2015-2019: 27 (#130 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Migration from Amarillo to Pensacola: 0 (#123 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 27 to Amarillo
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#46. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from New York in 2015-2019: 27 (#295 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Amarillo to New York: 40 (#52 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 13 to New York

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

- Migration to Amarillo from Detroit in 2015-2019: 28 (#208 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Amarillo to Detroit: 50 (#41 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 22 to Detroit
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#44. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Tulsa in 2015-2019: 29 (#104 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Migration from Amarillo to Tulsa: 88 (#26 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 59 to Tulsa
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#43. York-Hanover, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from York in 2015-2019: 30 (#70 most common destination from York)
- Migration from Amarillo to York: 0 (#123 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 30 to Amarillo
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#42. Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Brownsville in 2015-2019: 30 (#47 most common destination from Brownsville)
- Migration from Amarillo to Brownsville: 18 (#71 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 12 to Amarillo
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#41. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Chicago in 2015-2019: 32 (#291 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Amarillo to Chicago: 127 (#15 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 95 to Chicago

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#40. Fort Collins, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Fort Collins in 2015-2019: 35 (#83 most common destination from Fort Collins)
- Migration from Amarillo to Fort Collins: 22 (#63 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 13 to Amarillo
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#39. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 38 (#169 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Amarillo to Jacksonville: 0 (#123 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 38 to Amarillo
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#38. Odessa, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Odessa in 2015-2019: 38 (#26 most common destination from Odessa)
- Migration from Amarillo to Odessa: 42 (#49 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 4 to Odessa
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#37. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 40 (#113 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Amarillo to Fayetteville: 3 (#105 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 37 to Amarillo
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#36. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Riverside in 2015-2019: 42 (#195 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Amarillo to Riverside: 5 (#101 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 37 to Amarillo

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#35. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Killeen in 2015-2019: 42 (#100 most common destination from Killeen)
- Migration from Amarillo to Killeen: 96 (#23 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 54 to Killeen
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#34. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 43 (#169 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Migration from Amarillo to Las Vegas: 250 (#8 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 207 to Las Vegas
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#33. Reno, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Reno in 2015-2019: 46 (#72 most common destination from Reno)
- Migration from Amarillo to Reno: 0 (#123 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 46 to Amarillo
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#32. Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Scranton in 2015-2019: 46 (#62 most common destination from Scranton)
- Migration from Amarillo to Scranton: 13 (#81 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 33 to Amarillo
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#31. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 53 (#261 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Amarillo to Los Angeles: 23 (#60 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 30 to Amarillo

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#30. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 53 (#143 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Amarillo to Kansas City: 51 (#39 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 2 to Amarillo
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#29. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from McAllen in 2015-2019: 58 (#48 most common destination from McAllen)
- Migration from Amarillo to McAllen: 76 (#29 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 18 to McAllen
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#28. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Denver in 2015-2019: 61 (#182 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Amarillo to Denver: 111 (#17 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 50 to Denver
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#27. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Charleston in 2015-2019: 62 (#83 most common destination from Charleston)
- Migration from Amarillo to Charleston: 0 (#123 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 62 to Amarillo
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#26. Dothan, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Dothan in 2015-2019: 67 (#19 most common destination from Dothan)
- Migration from Amarillo to Dothan: 0 (#123 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 67 to Amarillo

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#25. Wichita Falls, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Wichita Falls in 2015-2019: 75 (#30 most common destination from Wichita Falls)
- Migration from Amarillo to Wichita Falls: 73 (#31 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 2 to Amarillo
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#24. Iowa City, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Iowa City in 2015-2019: 76 (#35 most common destination from Iowa City)
- Migration from Amarillo to Iowa City: 0 (#123 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 76 to Amarillo
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#23. El Paso, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from El Paso in 2015-2019: 84 (#80 most common destination from El Paso)
- Migration from Amarillo to El Paso: 164 (#12 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 80 to El Paso
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#22. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Sacramento in 2015-2019: 87 (#101 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Migration from Amarillo to Sacramento: 0 (#123 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 87 to Amarillo
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#21. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 93 (#159 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Amarillo to Philadelphia: 0 (#123 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 93 to Amarillo

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#20. Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 94 (#38 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Amarillo to Fayetteville: 10 (#91 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 84 to Amarillo
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#19. Enid, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Enid in 2015-2019: 99 (#7 most common destination from Enid)
- Migration from Amarillo to Enid: 0 (#123 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 99 to Amarillo
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#18. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 101 (#165 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Amarillo to Phoenix: 48 (#44 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 53 to Amarillo
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#17. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 106 (#183 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Amarillo to Atlanta: 19 (#69 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 87 to Amarillo
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#16. Prescott Valley-Prescott, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Prescott Valley in 2015-2019: 112 (#20 most common destination from Prescott Valley)
- Migration from Amarillo to Prescott Valley: 0 (#123 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 112 to Amarillo

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#15. Waco, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Waco in 2015-2019: 116 (#13 most common destination from Waco)
- Migration from Amarillo to Waco: 44 (#46 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 72 to Amarillo
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#14. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from San Diego in 2015-2019: 121 (#140 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Amarillo to San Diego: 98 (#22 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 23 to Amarillo
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#13. Midland, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Midland in 2015-2019: 140 (#12 most common destination from Midland)
- Migration from Amarillo to Midland: 201 (#10 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 61 to Midland
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#12. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 143 (#75 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Migration from Amarillo to Colorado Springs: 115 (#16 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 28 to Amarillo
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#11. Abilene, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Abilene in 2015-2019: 145 (#12 most common destination from Abilene)
- Migration from Amarillo to Abilene: 244 (#9 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 99 to Abilene

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#10. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 163 (#49 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Migration from Amarillo to Oklahoma City: 416 (#6 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 253 to Oklahoma City
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#9. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Austin in 2015-2019: 171 (#76 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Amarillo to Austin: 459 (#5 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 288 to Austin
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#8. Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Beaumont in 2015-2019: 172 (#14 most common destination from Beaumont)
- Migration from Amarillo to Beaumont: 52 (#38 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 120 to Amarillo
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#7. Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Albuquerque in 2015-2019: 214 (#35 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Migration from Amarillo to Albuquerque: 104 (#19 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 110 to Amarillo
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#6. Corpus Christi, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Corpus Christi in 2015-2019: 250 (#13 most common destination from Corpus Christi)
- Migration from Amarillo to Corpus Christi: 67 (#34 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 183 to Amarillo

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#5. Sherman-Denison, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Sherman in 2015-2019: 272 (#2 most common destination from Sherman)
- Migration from Amarillo to Sherman: 11 (#88 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 261 to Amarillo
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#4. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Houston in 2015-2019: 383 (#73 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Amarillo to Houston: 944 (#3 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 561 to Houston
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#3. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 457 (#41 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Amarillo to San Antonio: 184 (#11 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 273 to Amarillo
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#2. Lubbock, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Lubbock in 2015-2019: 507 (#5 most common destination from Lubbock)
- Migration from Amarillo to Lubbock: 1,643 (#2 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 1,136 to Lubbock
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#1. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo from Dallas in 2015-2019: 902 (#48 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Amarillo to Dallas: 1,968 (#1 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 1,066 to Dallas

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