Metros sending the most people to Salt Lake City

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April 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Salt Lake City

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

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#50. Pocatello, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Pocatello in 2015-2019: 155 (#7 most common destination from Pocatello)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Pocatello: 174 (#47 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 19 to Pocatello
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#49. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 158 (#89 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Charlotte: 75 (#79 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 83 to Salt Lake City
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#48. Texarkana, TX-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Texarkana in 2015-2019: 164 (#11 most common destination from Texarkana)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Texarkana: 0 (#236 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 164 to Salt Lake City
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#47. Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Hanford in 2015-2019: 173 (#13 most common destination from Hanford)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Hanford: 0 (#236 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 173 to Salt Lake City
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#46. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 174 (#66 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Colorado Springs: 272 (#28 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 98 to Colorado Springs

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#45. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 181 (#84 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to St. Louis: 125 (#61 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 56 to Salt Lake City
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#44. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Sacramento in 2015-2019: 181 (#66 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Sacramento: 442 (#19 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 261 to Sacramento
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#43. Idaho Falls, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Idaho Falls in 2015-2019: 190 (#5 most common destination from Idaho Falls)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Idaho Falls: 193 (#42 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 3 to Idaho Falls
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#42. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 192 (#65 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Cincinnati: 98 (#70 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 94 to Salt Lake City
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#41. Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Louisville/Jefferson County in 2015-2019: 196 (#37 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Louisville/Jefferson County: 50 (#102 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 146 to Salt Lake City

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#40. Billings, MT Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Billings in 2015-2019: 198 (#5 most common destination from Billings)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Billings: 13 (#166 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 185 to Salt Lake City
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#39. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Orlando in 2015-2019: 203 (#82 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Orlando: 250 (#33 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 47 to Orlando
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#38. Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Hartford in 2015-2019: 206 (#46 most common destination from Hartford)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Hartford: 34 (#124 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 172 to Salt Lake City
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#37. Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Spokane in 2015-2019: 209 (#16 most common destination from Spokane)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Spokane: 151 (#51 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 58 to Salt Lake City
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#36. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 220 (#74 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to San Antonio: 145 (#55 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 75 to Salt Lake City

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#35. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Miami in 2015-2019: 235 (#101 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Miami: 89 (#75 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 146 to Salt Lake City
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#34. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Boston in 2015-2019: 279 (#76 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Boston: 244 (#34 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 35 to Salt Lake City
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#33. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Austin in 2015-2019: 294 (#51 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Austin: 547 (#15 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 253 to Austin
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#32. Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Santa Cruz in 2015-2019: 297 (#10 most common destination from Santa Cruz)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Santa Cruz: 42 (#114 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 255 to Salt Lake City
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#31. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Tampa in 2015-2019: 306 (#74 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Tampa: 343 (#25 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 37 to Tampa

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#30. Bend, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Bend in 2015-2019: 309 (#8 most common destination from Bend)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Bend: 45 (#109 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 264 to Salt Lake City
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#29. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Nashville in 2015-2019: 327 (#43 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Nashville: 11 (#173 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 316 to Salt Lake City
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#28. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 333 (#52 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Minneapolis: 255 (#31 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 78 to Salt Lake City
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#27. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Tucson in 2015-2019: 341 (#23 most common destination from Tucson)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Tucson: 361 (#24 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 20 to Tucson
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#26. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 355 (#44 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Indianapolis: 118 (#63 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 237 to Salt Lake City

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#25. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Houston in 2015-2019: 372 (#74 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Houston: 849 (#12 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 477 to Houston
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#24. Anchorage, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Anchorage in 2015-2019: 398 (#12 most common destination from Anchorage)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Anchorage: 52 (#100 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 346 to Salt Lake City
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#23. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 407 (#48 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Virginia Beach: 59 (#92 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 348 to Salt Lake City
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#22. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 423 (#92 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Atlanta: 451 (#18 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 28 to Atlanta
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#21. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Washington in 2015-2019: 471 (#95 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Washington: 852 (#11 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 381 to Washington

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

- Migration to Salt Lake City from San Diego in 2015-2019: 482 (#58 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to San Diego: 435 (#20 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 47 to Salt Lake City
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#19. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 520 (#63 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Philadelphia: 135 (#59 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 385 to Salt Lake City
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#18. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Denver in 2015-2019: 628 (#36 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Denver: 651 (#14 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 23 to Denver
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#17. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Urban Honolulu in 2015-2019: 686 (#18 most common destination from Urban Honolulu)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Urban Honolulu: 59 (#92 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 627 to Salt Lake City
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#16. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Dallas in 2015-2019: 691 (#59 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Dallas: 1,136 (#8 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 445 to Dallas

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#15. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Portland in 2015-2019: 789 (#22 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Portland: 737 (#13 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 52 to Salt Lake City
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#14. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Chicago in 2015-2019: 835 (#71 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Chicago: 482 (#17 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 353 to Salt Lake City
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#13. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from San Jose in 2015-2019: 839 (#23 most common destination from San Jose)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to San Jose: 367 (#23 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 472 to Salt Lake City
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#12. Boise City, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Boise City in 2015-2019: 879 (#5 most common destination from Boise City)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Boise City: 907 (#10 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 28 to Boise City
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#11. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from New York in 2015-2019: 895 (#93 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to New York: 300 (#26 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 595 to Salt Lake City

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#10. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 1,039 (#33 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to San Francisco: 408 (#21 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 631 to Salt Lake City
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#9. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 1,152 (#11 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas: 1,189 (#7 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 37 to Las Vegas
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#8. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 1,169 (#25 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Phoenix: 2,218 (#3 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 1,049 to Phoenix
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#7. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Riverside in 2015-2019: 1,228 (#15 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Riverside: 389 (#22 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 839 to Salt Lake City
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#6. Logan, UT-ID Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Logan in 2015-2019: 1,435 (#2 most common destination from Logan)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Logan: 1,420 (#5 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 15 to Salt Lake City

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#5. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 1,655 (#32 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles: 1,222 (#6 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 433 to Salt Lake City
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#4. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Seattle in 2015-2019: 1,715 (#18 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Seattle: 1,607 (#4 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 108 to Salt Lake City
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#3. St. George, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from St. George in 2015-2019: 1,906 (#1 most common destination from St. George)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to St. George: 1,104 (#9 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 802 to Salt Lake City
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#2. Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Ogden in 2015-2019: 6,936 (#1 most common destination from Ogden)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Ogden: 8,254 (#2 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 1,318 to Ogden
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#1. Provo-Orem, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Provo in 2015-2019: 10,860 (#1 most common destination from Provo)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Provo: 10,560 (#1 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 300 to Salt Lake City

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