Metros sending the most people to Midland

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Midland

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

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

- Migration to Midland from Chicago in 2015-2019: 23 (#310 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Midland to Chicago: 27 (#46 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 4 to Chicago
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#49. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 26 (#237 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Midland to Philadelphia: 0 (#96 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 26 to Midland
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#48. Muskegon, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Muskegon in 2015-2019: 27 (#30 most common destination from Muskegon)
- Migration from Midland to Muskegon: 0 (#96 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 27 to Midland
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#47. Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 31 (#84 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Midland to Fayetteville: 0 (#96 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 31 to Midland
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#46. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Washington in 2015-2019: 32 (#281 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Midland to Washington: 7 (#74 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 25 to Midland

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

- Migration to Midland from Tampa in 2015-2019: 34 (#224 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Midland to Tampa: 0 (#96 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 34 to Midland
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#44. Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Houma in 2015-2019: 35 (#22 most common destination from Houma)
- Migration from Midland to Houma: 0 (#96 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 35 to Midland
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#43. Medford, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Medford in 2015-2019: 38 (#40 most common destination from Medford)
- Migration from Midland to Medford: 0 (#96 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 38 to Midland
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#42. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 38 (#180 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Migration from Midland to Las Vegas: 58 (#28 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 20 to Las Vegas
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#41. Gadsden, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Gadsden in 2015-2019: 41 (#18 most common destination from Gadsden)
- Migration from Midland to Gadsden: 0 (#96 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 41 to Midland

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#40. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Tucson in 2015-2019: 43 (#131 most common destination from Tucson)
- Migration from Midland to Tucson: 0 (#96 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 43 to Midland
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#39. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 43 (#159 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Migration from Midland to Colorado Springs: 52 (#32 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 9 to Colorado Springs
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#38. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 51 (#151 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Midland to Indianapolis: 0 (#96 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 51 to Midland
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#37. Wichita Falls, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Wichita Falls in 2015-2019: 51 (#40 most common destination from Wichita Falls)
- Migration from Midland to Wichita Falls: 57 (#29 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 6 to Wichita Falls
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#36. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 52 (#234 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Midland to Phoenix: 70 (#23 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 18 to Phoenix

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

- Migration to Midland from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 54 (#236 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Midland to Atlanta: 0 (#96 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 54 to Midland
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#34. Greeley, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Greeley in 2015-2019: 57 (#37 most common destination from Greeley)
- Migration from Midland to Greeley: 36 (#41 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 21 to Midland
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#33. Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Santa Maria in 2015-2019: 58 (#56 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Migration from Midland to Santa Maria: 11 (#65 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 47 to Midland
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#32. College Station-Bryan, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from College Station in 2015-2019: 60 (#45 most common destination from College Station)
- Migration from Midland to College Station: 68 (#25 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 8 to College Station
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#31. Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Albuquerque in 2015-2019: 65 (#88 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Migration from Midland to Albuquerque: 15 (#57 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 50 to Midland

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#30. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from New Orleans in 2015-2019: 66 (#94 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Migration from Midland to New Orleans: 70 (#23 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 4 to New Orleans
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#29. Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Shreveport in 2015-2019: 72 (#38 most common destination from Shreveport)
- Migration from Midland to Shreveport: 14 (#60 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 58 to Midland
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#28. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 80 (#136 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Midland to San Francisco: 0 (#96 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 80 to Midland
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#27. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 86 (#112 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Midland to Kansas City: 8 (#71 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 78 to Midland
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#26. Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Des Moines in 2015-2019: 93 (#39 most common destination from Des Moines)
- Migration from Midland to Des Moines: 0 (#96 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 93 to Midland

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#25. Naples-Marco Island, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Naples in 2015-2019: 96 (#35 most common destination from Naples)
- Migration from Midland to Naples: 0 (#96 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 96 to Midland
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#24. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Miami in 2015-2019: 99 (#161 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Midland to Miami: 49 (#34 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 50 to Midland
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#23. Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Brownsville in 2015-2019: 116 (#17 most common destination from Brownsville)
- Migration from Midland to Brownsville: 0 (#96 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 116 to Midland
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#22. Corpus Christi, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Corpus Christi in 2015-2019: 116 (#27 most common destination from Corpus Christi)
- Migration from Midland to Corpus Christi: 11 (#65 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 105 to Midland
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#21. Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Buffalo in 2015-2019: 137 (#46 most common destination from Buffalo)
- Migration from Midland to Buffalo: 0 (#96 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 137 to Midland

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#20. San Angelo, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from San Angelo in 2015-2019: 154 (#11 most common destination from San Angelo)
- Migration from Midland to San Angelo: 309 (#8 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 155 to San Angelo
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#19. Bakersfield, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Bakersfield in 2015-2019: 157 (#34 most common destination from Bakersfield)
- Migration from Midland to Bakersfield: 88 (#16 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 69 to Midland
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#18. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from North Port in 2015-2019: 183 (#29 most common destination from North Port)
- Migration from Midland to North Port: 0 (#96 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 183 to Midland
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#17. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from McAllen in 2015-2019: 189 (#16 most common destination from McAllen)
- Migration from Midland to McAllen: 8 (#71 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 181 to Midland
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#16. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Austin in 2015-2019: 189 (#72 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Midland to Austin: 316 (#7 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 127 to Austin

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#15. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from San Diego in 2015-2019: 195 (#110 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Midland to San Diego: 9 (#69 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 186 to Midland
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#14. Amarillo, TX Metro Area

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

- Migration to Midland from Denver in 2015-2019: 235 (#78 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Midland to Denver: 37 (#40 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 198 to Midland
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#12. Longview, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Longview in 2015-2019: 237 (#9 most common destination from Longview)
- Migration from Midland to Longview: 129 (#13 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 108 to Midland
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#11. Lafayette, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Lafayette in 2015-2019: 241 (#8 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Migration from Midland to Lafayette: 52 (#32 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 189 to Midland

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#10. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 315 (#24 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Migration from Midland to Oklahoma City: 46 (#35 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 269 to Midland
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#9. Lubbock, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Lubbock in 2015-2019: 393 (#9 most common destination from Lubbock)
- Migration from Midland to Lubbock: 380 (#6 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 13 to Midland
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#8. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Killeen in 2015-2019: 451 (#17 most common destination from Killeen)
- Migration from Midland to Killeen: 59 (#27 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 392 to Midland
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#7. El Paso, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from El Paso in 2015-2019: 460 (#19 most common destination from El Paso)
- Migration from Midland to El Paso: 416 (#5 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 44 to Midland
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#6. Farmington, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Farmington in 2015-2019: 541 (#2 most common destination from Farmington)
- Migration from Midland to Farmington: 149 (#11 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 392 to Midland

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#5. Waco, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Waco in 2015-2019: 549 (#5 most common destination from Waco)
- Migration from Midland to Waco: 157 (#10 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 392 to Midland
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#4. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 605 (#27 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Midland to San Antonio: 622 (#4 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 17 to San Antonio
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#3. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Houston in 2015-2019: 1,220 (#24 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Midland to Houston: 1,255 (#2 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 35 to Houston
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#2. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Dallas in 2015-2019: 1,237 (#31 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Midland to Dallas: 1,187 (#3 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 50 to Midland
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#1. Odessa, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Midland from Odessa in 2015-2019: 1,752 (#1 most common destination from Odessa)
- Migration from Midland to Odessa: 2,367 (#1 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 615 to Odessa

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