Where people in Lubbock are moving to most

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July 18, 2022
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Where people in Lubbock are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Lubbock, TX Metro Area 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 Lubbock between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Wichita Falls, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita Falls in 2015-2019: 50
- Migration from Wichita Falls to Lubbock: 227 (#9 most common destination from Wichita Falls)
- Net migration: 177 to Lubbock
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#49. Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo in 2015-2019: 51
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Lubbock: 0
- Net migration: 51 to Kalamazoo
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#48. Richmond, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond in 2015-2019: 53
- Migration from Richmond to Lubbock: 0
- Net migration: 53 to Richmond
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#47. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 54
- Migration from Colorado Springs to Lubbock: 74 (#121 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Net migration: 20 to Lubbock
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#46. Santa Fe, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Fe in 2015-2019: 54
- Migration from Santa Fe to Lubbock: 297 (#4 most common destination from Santa Fe)
- Net migration: 243 to Lubbock

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

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 56
- Migration from New York to Lubbock: 92 (#227 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 36 to Lubbock
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#44. Anchorage, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Anchorage in 2015-2019: 57
- Migration from Anchorage to Lubbock: 0
- Net migration: 57 to Anchorage
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#43. Hinesville, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Hinesville in 2015-2019: 58
- Migration from Hinesville to Lubbock: 0
- Net migration: 58 to Hinesville
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#42. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 59
- Migration from Chicago to Lubbock: 14 (#326 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 45 to Chicago
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#41. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 60
- Migration from Portland to Lubbock: 0
- Net migration: 60 to Portland

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#40. Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Brownsville in 2015-2019: 62
- Migration from Brownsville to Lubbock: 40 (#36 most common destination from Brownsville)
- Net migration: 22 to Brownsville
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#39. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Killeen in 2015-2019: 63
- Migration from Killeen to Lubbock: 144 (#51 most common destination from Killeen)
- Net migration: 81 to Lubbock
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#38. San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo in 2015-2019: 65
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Lubbock: 0
- Net migration: 65 to San Luis Obispo
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#37. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 68
- Migration from Los Angeles to Lubbock: 316 (#113 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 248 to Lubbock
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#36. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Nashville in 2015-2019: 79
- Migration from Nashville to Lubbock: 26 (#196 most common destination from Nashville)
- Net migration: 53 to Nashville

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#35. Yuma, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Yuma in 2015-2019: 81
- Migration from Yuma to Lubbock: 0
- Net migration: 81 to Yuma
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#34. Charleston, WV Metro Area

- Migration to Charleston in 2015-2019: 84
- Migration from Charleston to Lubbock: 0
- Net migration: 84 to Charleston
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#33. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa in 2015-2019: 85
- Migration from Tulsa to Lubbock: 208 (#26 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Net migration: 123 to Lubbock
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#32. College Station-Bryan, TX Metro Area

- Migration to College Station in 2015-2019: 90
- Migration from College Station to Lubbock: 313 (#7 most common destination from College Station)
- Net migration: 223 to Lubbock
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#31. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 91
- Migration from Las Vegas to Lubbock: 43 (#169 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 48 to Las Vegas

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#30. Tyler, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Tyler in 2015-2019: 93
- Migration from Tyler to Lubbock: 47 (#26 most common destination from Tyler)
- Net migration: 46 to Tyler
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#29. San Angelo, TX Metro Area

- Migration to San Angelo in 2015-2019: 99
- Migration from San Angelo to Lubbock: 229 (#7 most common destination from San Angelo)
- Net migration: 130 to Lubbock
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#28. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 102
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Lubbock: 0
- Net migration: 102 to Virginia Beach
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#27. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Boston in 2015-2019: 103
- Migration from Boston to Lubbock: 0
- Net migration: 103 to Boston
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#26. Rochester, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Rochester in 2015-2019: 103
- Migration from Rochester to Lubbock: 0
- Net migration: 103 to Rochester

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#25. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 113
- Migration from Phoenix to Lubbock: 72 (#210 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 41 to Phoenix
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#24. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose in 2015-2019: 118
- Migration from San Jose to Lubbock: 0
- Net migration: 118 to San Jose
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#23. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Detroit in 2015-2019: 120
- Migration from Detroit to Lubbock: 0
- Net migration: 120 to Detroit
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#22. Athens-Clarke County, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Athens in 2015-2019: 130
- Migration from Athens to Lubbock: 0
- Net migration: 130 to Athens
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#21. Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Des Moines in 2015-2019: 137
- Migration from Des Moines to Lubbock: 0
- Net migration: 137 to Des Moines

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#20. Victoria, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Victoria in 2015-2019: 139
- Migration from Victoria to Lubbock: 0
- Net migration: 139 to Victoria
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#19. Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Little Rock in 2015-2019: 150
- Migration from Little Rock to Lubbock: 48 (#82 most common destination from Little Rock)
- Net migration: 102 to Little Rock
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#18. Corpus Christi, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Corpus Christi in 2015-2019: 167
- Migration from Corpus Christi to Lubbock: 48 (#53 most common destination from Corpus Christi)
- Net migration: 119 to Corpus Christi
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#17. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Columbus in 2015-2019: 172
- Migration from Columbus to Lubbock: 25 (#186 most common destination from Columbus)
- Net migration: 147 to Columbus
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#16. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 188
- Migration from Denver to Lubbock: 94 (#147 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 94 to Denver

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

- Migration to Riverside in 2015-2019: 220
- Migration from Riverside to Lubbock: 231 (#86 most common destination from Riverside)
- Net migration: 11 to Lubbock
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#14. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 252
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Lubbock: 122 (#63 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 130 to Oklahoma City
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#13. Odessa, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Odessa in 2015-2019: 289
- Migration from Odessa to Lubbock: 581 (#5 most common destination from Odessa)
- Net migration: 292 to Lubbock
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#12. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 320
- Migration from Atlanta to Lubbock: 11 (#316 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 309 to Atlanta
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#11. Boise City, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Boise City in 2015-2019: 324
- Migration from Boise City to Lubbock: 0
- Net migration: 324 to Boise City

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#10. Abilene, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Abilene in 2015-2019: 382
- Migration from Abilene to Lubbock: 406 (#5 most common destination from Abilene)
- Net migration: 24 to Lubbock
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#9. Midland, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Midland in 2015-2019: 393
- Migration from Midland to Lubbock: 380 (#6 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 13 to Midland
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#8. Waco, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Waco in 2015-2019: 417
- Migration from Waco to Lubbock: 208 (#9 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 209 to Waco
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#7. Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque in 2015-2019: 442
- Migration from Albuquerque to Lubbock: 185 (#41 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 257 to Albuquerque
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#6. El Paso, TX Metro Area

- Migration to El Paso in 2015-2019: 446
- Migration from El Paso to Lubbock: 491 (#17 most common destination from El Paso)
- Net migration: 45 to Lubbock

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#5. Amarillo, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo in 2015-2019: 507
- Migration from Amarillo to Lubbock: 1,643 (#2 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 1,136 to Lubbock
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#4. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to San Antonio in 2015-2019: 581
- Migration from San Antonio to Lubbock: 1,776 (#5 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Net migration: 1,195 to Lubbock
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#3. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 967
- Migration from Austin to Lubbock: 876 (#19 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 91 to Austin
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#2. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 1,544
- Migration from Houston to Lubbock: 2,557 (#10 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 1,013 to Lubbock
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#1. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 3,409
- Migration from Dallas to Lubbock: 4,829 (#4 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 1,420 to Lubbock

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