Metros sending the most people to Austin

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Austin

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

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

- Migration to Austin from Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 464 (#34 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Austin to Indianapolis: 289 (#53 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 175 to Austin
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#49. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 488 (#32 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Austin to St. Louis: 210 (#67 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 278 to Austin
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#48. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 496 (#31 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Austin to Kansas City: 315 (#48 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 181 to Austin
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#47. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Orlando in 2015-2019: 507 (#37 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Austin to Orlando: 625 (#26 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 118 to Orlando
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#46. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Detroit in 2015-2019: 514 (#39 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Austin to Detroit: 222 (#64 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 292 to Austin

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#45. Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Little Rock in 2015-2019: 514 (#8 most common destination from Little Rock)
- Migration from Austin to Little Rock: 263 (#57 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 251 to Austin
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#44. Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Milwaukee in 2015-2019: 534 (#17 most common destination from Milwaukee)
- Migration from Austin to Milwaukee: 110 (#101 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 424 to Austin
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#43. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 540 (#60 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Austin to Philadelphia: 794 (#21 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 254 to Philadelphia
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#42. Tyler, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Tyler in 2015-2019: 543 (#4 most common destination from Tyler)
- Migration from Austin to Tyler: 371 (#42 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 172 to Austin
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#41. Salt Lake City, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Salt Lake City in 2015-2019: 547 (#15 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Migration from Austin to Salt Lake City: 294 (#51 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 253 to Austin

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#40. Madison, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Madison in 2015-2019: 560 (#9 most common destination from Madison)
- Migration from Austin to Madison: 107 (#104 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 453 to Austin
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#39. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Nashville in 2015-2019: 560 (#21 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Austin to Nashville: 600 (#27 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 40 to Nashville
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#38. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Portland in 2015-2019: 598 (#26 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Austin to Portland: 858 (#20 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 260 to Portland
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#37. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Urban Honolulu in 2015-2019: 613 (#19 most common destination from Urban Honolulu)
- Migration from Austin to Urban Honolulu: 43 (#169 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 570 to Austin
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#36. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 639 (#36 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Austin to Baltimore: 537 (#32 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 102 to Austin

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

- Migration to Austin from Tampa in 2015-2019: 662 (#35 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Austin to Tampa: 494 (#35 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 168 to Austin
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#34. Laredo, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Laredo in 2015-2019: 675 (#3 most common destination from Laredo)
- Migration from Austin to Laredo: 224 (#63 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 451 to Austin
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#33. Victoria, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Victoria in 2015-2019: 694 (#2 most common destination from Victoria)
- Migration from Austin to Victoria: 316 (#47 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 378 to Austin
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#32. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 708 (#15 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Migration from Austin to Colorado Springs: 411 (#41 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 297 to Austin
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#31. Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Albuquerque in 2015-2019: 719 (#8 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Migration from Austin to Albuquerque: 138 (#90 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 581 to Austin

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#30. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 749 (#27 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Austin to Minneapolis: 315 (#48 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 434 to Austin
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#29. San Angelo, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from San Angelo in 2015-2019: 771 (#1 most common destination from San Angelo)
- Migration from Austin to San Angelo: 563 (#30 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 208 to Austin
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#28. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 776 (#56 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Austin to Atlanta: 899 (#17 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 123 to Atlanta
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#27. Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Beaumont in 2015-2019: 797 (#4 most common destination from Beaumont)
- Migration from Austin to Beaumont: 628 (#25 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 169 to Austin
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#26. Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Brownsville in 2015-2019: 838 (#6 most common destination from Brownsville)
- Migration from Austin to Brownsville: 659 (#23 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 179 to Austin

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

- Migration to Austin from Riverside in 2015-2019: 896 (#23 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Austin to Riverside: 109 (#102 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 787 to Austin
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#24. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Tucson in 2015-2019: 943 (#4 most common destination from Tucson)
- Migration from Austin to Tucson: 195 (#70 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 748 to Austin
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#23. Lubbock, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Lubbock in 2015-2019: 967 (#3 most common destination from Lubbock)
- Migration from Austin to Lubbock: 876 (#19 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 91 to Austin
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#22. Waco, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Waco in 2015-2019: 1,026 (#4 most common destination from Waco)
- Migration from Austin to Waco: 1,430 (#9 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 404 to Waco
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#21. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Boston in 2015-2019: 1,053 (#30 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Austin to Boston: 510 (#34 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 543 to Austin

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#20. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from McAllen in 2015-2019: 1,071 (#5 most common destination from McAllen)
- Migration from Austin to McAllen: 1,038 (#15 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 33 to Austin
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#19. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Miami in 2015-2019: 1,106 (#33 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Austin to Miami: 549 (#31 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 557 to Austin
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#18. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from San Diego in 2015-2019: 1,128 (#29 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Austin to San Diego: 346 (#45 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 782 to Austin
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#17. Abilene, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Abilene in 2015-2019: 1,169 (#2 most common destination from Abilene)
- Migration from Austin to Abilene: 289 (#53 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 880 to Austin
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#16. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Denver in 2015-2019: 1,225 (#19 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Austin to Denver: 1,428 (#10 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 203 to Denver

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

- Migration to Austin from San Jose in 2015-2019: 1,240 (#18 most common destination from San Jose)
- Migration from Austin to San Jose: 883 (#18 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 357 to Austin
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#14. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 1,325 (#23 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Austin to Phoenix: 1,732 (#6 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 407 to Phoenix
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#13. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Seattle in 2015-2019: 1,366 (#25 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Austin to Seattle: 1,293 (#11 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 73 to Austin
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#12. El Paso, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from El Paso in 2015-2019: 1,426 (#5 most common destination from El Paso)
- Migration from Austin to El Paso: 594 (#28 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 832 to Austin
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#11. Corpus Christi, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Corpus Christi in 2015-2019: 1,600 (#3 most common destination from Corpus Christi)
- Migration from Austin to Corpus Christi: 1,180 (#13 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 420 to Austin

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#10. College Station-Bryan, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from College Station in 2015-2019: 1,646 (#3 most common destination from College Station)
- Migration from Austin to College Station: 2,332 (#5 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 686 to College Station
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#9. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 1,850 (#26 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Austin to San Francisco: 930 (#16 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 920 to Austin
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#8. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Washington in 2015-2019: 1,999 (#29 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Austin to Washington: 1,259 (#12 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 740 to Austin
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#7. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Chicago in 2015-2019: 2,255 (#31 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Austin to Chicago: 1,096 (#14 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 1,159 to Austin
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#6. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Killeen in 2015-2019: 3,300 (#1 most common destination from Killeen)
- Migration from Austin to Killeen: 4,344 (#4 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 1,044 to Killeen

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

- Migration to Austin from New York in 2015-2019: 3,704 (#32 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Austin to New York: 1,651 (#7 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 2,053 to Austin
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#4. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 3,849 (#19 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Austin to Los Angeles: 1,473 (#8 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 2,376 to Austin
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#3. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 10,212 (#1 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Austin to San Antonio: 7,726 (#3 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 2,486 to Austin
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#2. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Dallas in 2015-2019: 11,373 (#2 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Austin to Dallas: 8,854 (#2 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 2,519 to Austin
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#1. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin from Houston in 2015-2019: 14,365 (#2 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Austin to Houston: 9,546 (#1 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 4,819 to Austin

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