Metros sending the most people to Waco

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Waco

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

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#50. Fresno, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Fresno in 2015-2019: 52 (#64 most common destination from Fresno)
- Migration from Waco to Fresno: 0 (#125 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 52 to Waco
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#49. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Washington in 2015-2019: 53 (#256 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Waco to Washington: 0 (#125 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 53 to Waco
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#48. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 54 (#166 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Waco to San Francisco: 18 (#55 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 36 to Waco
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#47. San Angelo, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from San Angelo in 2015-2019: 58 (#22 most common destination from San Angelo)
- Migration from Waco to San Angelo: 25 (#49 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 33 to Waco
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#46. Corpus Christi, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Corpus Christi in 2015-2019: 58 (#51 most common destination from Corpus Christi)
- Migration from Waco to Corpus Christi: 87 (#19 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 29 to Corpus Christi

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

- Migration to Waco from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 59 (#52 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Waco to Fayetteville: 44 (#30 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 15 to Waco
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#44. Abilene, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Abilene in 2015-2019: 59 (#31 most common destination from Abilene)
- Migration from Waco to Abilene: 95 (#17 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 36 to Abilene
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#43. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Sacramento in 2015-2019: 63 (#112 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Migration from Waco to Sacramento: 0 (#125 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 63 to Waco
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#42. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from New York in 2015-2019: 65 (#248 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Waco to New York: 26 (#48 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 39 to Waco
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#41. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 65 (#212 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Waco to Atlanta: 37 (#35 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 28 to Waco

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#40. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Columbus in 2015-2019: 65 (#120 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Waco to Columbus: 71 (#22 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 6 to Columbus
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#39. Lake Charles, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Lake Charles in 2015-2019: 69 (#19 most common destination from Lake Charles)
- Migration from Waco to Lake Charles: 0 (#125 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 69 to Waco
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#38. Victoria, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Victoria in 2015-2019: 71 (#13 most common destination from Victoria)
- Migration from Waco to Victoria: 21 (#52 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 50 to Waco
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#37. Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Sierra Vista in 2015-2019: 73 (#30 most common destination from Sierra Vista)
- Migration from Waco to Sierra Vista: 0 (#125 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 73 to Waco
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#36. Tyler, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Tyler in 2015-2019: 73 (#17 most common destination from Tyler)
- Migration from Waco to Tyler: 101 (#15 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 28 to Tyler

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#35. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 75 (#91 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Migration from Waco to Oklahoma City: 57 (#25 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 18 to Waco
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#34. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Portland in 2015-2019: 78 (#125 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Waco to Portland: 7 (#81 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 71 to Waco
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#33. El Paso, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from El Paso in 2015-2019: 80 (#83 most common destination from El Paso)
- Migration from Waco to El Paso: 40 (#32 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 40 to Waco
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#32. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from McAllen in 2015-2019: 84 (#32 most common destination from McAllen)
- Migration from Waco to McAllen: 74 (#21 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 10 to Waco
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#31. Medford, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Medford in 2015-2019: 85 (#15 most common destination from Medford)
- Migration from Waco to Medford: 0 (#125 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 85 to Waco

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#30. College Station-Bryan, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from College Station in 2015-2019: 90 (#35 most common destination from College Station)
- Migration from Waco to College Station: 310 (#7 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 220 to College Station
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#29. Wichita Falls, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Wichita Falls in 2015-2019: 91 (#24 most common destination from Wichita Falls)
- Migration from Waco to Wichita Falls: 32 (#41 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 59 to Waco
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#28. Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Beaumont in 2015-2019: 102 (#23 most common destination from Beaumont)
- Migration from Waco to Beaumont: 31 (#42 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 71 to Waco
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#27. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Seattle in 2015-2019: 102 (#155 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Waco to Seattle: 65 (#24 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 37 to Waco
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#26. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 103 (#120 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Waco to Charlotte: 11 (#74 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 92 to Waco

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#25. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 103 (#96 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Waco to Kansas City: 29 (#47 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 74 to Waco
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#24. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Memphis in 2015-2019: 104 (#85 most common destination from Memphis)
- Migration from Waco to Memphis: 0 (#125 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 104 to Waco
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#23. Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Kalamazoo in 2015-2019: 117 (#23 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Migration from Waco to Kalamazoo: 0 (#125 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 117 to Waco
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#22. Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Little Rock in 2015-2019: 135 (#43 most common destination from Little Rock)
- Migration from Waco to Little Rock: 38 (#33 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 97 to Waco
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#21. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 145 (#100 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Waco to Virginia Beach: 68 (#23 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 77 to Waco

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#20. Odessa, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Odessa in 2015-2019: 153 (#12 most common destination from Odessa)
- Migration from Waco to Odessa: 0 (#125 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 153 to Waco
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#19. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 155 (#125 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Waco to Phoenix: 7 (#81 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 148 to Waco
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#18. Midland, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Midland in 2015-2019: 157 (#10 most common destination from Midland)
- Migration from Waco to Midland: 549 (#5 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 392 to Midland
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#17. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Detroit in 2015-2019: 168 (#84 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Waco to Detroit: 0 (#125 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 168 to Waco
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#16. Longview, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Longview in 2015-2019: 172 (#13 most common destination from Longview)
- Migration from Waco to Longview: 219 (#8 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 47 to Longview

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#15. Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Birmingham in 2015-2019: 173 (#34 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Migration from Waco to Birmingham: 0 (#125 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 173 to Waco
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#14. Peoria, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Peoria in 2015-2019: 200 (#14 most common destination from Peoria)
- Migration from Waco to Peoria: 0 (#125 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 200 to Waco
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#13. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from San Diego in 2015-2019: 200 (#106 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Waco to San Diego: 12 (#69 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 188 to Waco
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#12. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Miami in 2015-2019: 204 (#111 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Waco to Miami: 0 (#125 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 204 to Waco
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#11. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Tulsa in 2015-2019: 205 (#27 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Migration from Waco to Tulsa: 31 (#42 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 174 to Waco

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#10. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 214 (#54 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Migration from Waco to Colorado Springs: 34 (#38 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 180 to Waco
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#9. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Chicago in 2015-2019: 285 (#136 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Waco to Chicago: 127 (#12 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 158 to Waco
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#8. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 368 (#103 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Waco to Los Angeles: 96 (#16 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 272 to Waco
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#7. Lubbock, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Lubbock in 2015-2019: 417 (#8 most common destination from Lubbock)
- Migration from Waco to Lubbock: 208 (#9 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 209 to Waco
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#6. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Denver in 2015-2019: 436 (#52 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Waco to Denver: 15 (#59 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 421 to Waco

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#5. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 706 (#23 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Waco to San Antonio: 414 (#6 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 292 to Waco
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#4. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Killeen in 2015-2019: 1,076 (#5 most common destination from Killeen)
- Migration from Waco to Killeen: 1,400 (#3 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 324 to Killeen
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#3. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Austin in 2015-2019: 1,430 (#9 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Waco to Austin: 1,026 (#4 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 404 to Waco
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#2. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Houston in 2015-2019: 1,603 (#18 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Waco to Houston: 1,671 (#2 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 68 to Houston
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#1. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Waco from Dallas in 2015-2019: 3,221 (#11 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Waco to Dallas: 2,751 (#1 most common destination from Waco)
- Net migration: 470 to Waco

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