Metros sending the most people to Salt Lake City

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June 23, 2021
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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 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 2014 and 2018. Ties were broken by gross migration.
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#50. Reno, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Reno in 2014-2018: 151 (#26 most common destination from Reno)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Reno: 134 (#56 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 17 to Salt Lake City
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#49. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Cincinnati in 2014-2018: 155 (#74 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Cincinnati: 108 (#64 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 47 to Salt Lake City
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#48. Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Gulfport in 2014-2018: 163 (#25 most common destination from Gulfport)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Gulfport: 0 (#243 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 163 to Salt Lake City
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#47. Idaho Falls, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Idaho Falls in 2014-2018: 163 (#6 most common destination from Idaho Falls)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Idaho Falls: 163 (#48 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 0 to Salt Lake City
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#46. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Orlando in 2014-2018: 167 (#88 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Orlando: 233 (#32 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 66 to Orlando
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#45. Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Hanford in 2014-2018: 169 (#14 most common destination from Hanford)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Hanford: 0 (#243 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 169 to Salt Lake City
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#44. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Durham in 2014-2018: 184 (#36 most common destination from Durham)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Durham: 13 (#176 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 171 to Salt Lake City
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#43. Billings, MT Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Billings in 2014-2018: 188 (#7 most common destination from Billings)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Billings: 16 (#162 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 172 to Salt Lake City
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#42. Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Santa Cruz in 2014-2018: 190 (#15 most common destination from Santa Cruz)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Santa Cruz: 38 (#122 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 152 to Salt Lake City
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#41. Twin Falls, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Twin Falls in 2014-2018: 205 (#3 most common destination from Twin Falls)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Twin Falls: 49 (#102 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 156 to Salt Lake City
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#40. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Miami in 2014-2018: 214 (#113 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Miami: 76 (#79 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 138 to Salt Lake City
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#39. Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Louisville/Jefferson County in 2014-2018: 220 (#36 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Louisville/Jefferson County: 62 (#90 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 158 to Salt Lake City
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#38. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from San Antonio in 2014-2018: 220 (#70 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to San Antonio: 134 (#56 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 86 to Salt Lake City
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#37. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Nashville in 2014-2018: 222 (#56 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Nashville: 19 (#156 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 203 to Salt Lake City
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#36. Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Sacramento in 2014-2018: 225 (#58 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Sacramento: 459 (#18 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 234 to Sacramento
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#35. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Indianapolis in 2014-2018: 242 (#54 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Indianapolis: 107 (#65 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 135 to Salt Lake City
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#34. Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Spokane in 2014-2018: 247 (#15 most common destination from Spokane)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Spokane: 155 (#50 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 92 to Salt Lake City
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#33. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Virginia Beach in 2014-2018: 308 (#60 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Virginia Beach: 72 (#83 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 236 to Salt Lake City
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#32. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Tampa in 2014-2018: 313 (#68 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Tampa: 377 (#22 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 64 to Tampa
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#31. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Minneapolis in 2014-2018: 332 (#55 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Minneapolis: 366 (#23 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 34 to Minneapolis
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#30. Bend-Redmond, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Bend in 2014-2018: 333 (#7 most common destination from Bend)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Bend: 0 (#243 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 333 to Salt Lake City
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#29. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Tucson in 2014-2018: 333 (#25 most common destination from Tucson)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Tucson: 329 (#26 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 4 to Salt Lake City
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#28. San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from San Diego in 2014-2018: 340 (#75 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to San Diego: 520 (#15 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 180 to San Diego
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#27. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Boston in 2014-2018: 360 (#67 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Boston: 200 (#36 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 160 to Salt Lake City
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#26. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Houston in 2014-2018: 363 (#76 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Houston: 936 (#10 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 573 to Houston
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#25. Austin-Round Rock, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Austin in 2014-2018: 369 (#37 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Austin: 505 (#16 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 136 to Austin
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#24. Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Albuquerque in 2014-2018: 376 (#17 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Albuquerque: 272 (#29 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 104 to Salt Lake City
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#23. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from St. Louis in 2014-2018: 377 (#45 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to St. Louis: 150 (#51 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 227 to Salt Lake City
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#22. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Atlanta in 2014-2018: 443 (#86 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Atlanta: 406 (#19 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 37 to Salt Lake City
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#21. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Philadelphia in 2014-2018: 494 (#66 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Philadelphia: 101 (#71 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 393 to Salt Lake City
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#20. Anchorage, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Anchorage in 2014-2018: 509 (#11 most common destination from Anchorage)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Anchorage: 45 (#111 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 464 to Salt Lake City
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#19. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Denver in 2014-2018: 547 (#40 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Denver: 588 (#14 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 41 to Denver
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#18. Boise City, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Boise City in 2014-2018: 629 (#7 most common destination from Boise City)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Boise City: 723 (#13 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 94 to Boise City
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#17. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Washington in 2014-2018: 654 (#73 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Washington: 736 (#12 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 82 to Washington
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#16. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Portland in 2014-2018: 680 (#23 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Portland: 772 (#11 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 92 to Portland
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#15. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Dallas in 2014-2018: 699 (#55 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Dallas: 1,152 (#7 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 453 to Dallas
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#14. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from San Jose in 2014-2018: 746 (#24 most common destination from San Jose)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to San Jose: 403 (#20 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 343 to Salt Lake City
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#13. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Urban Honolulu in 2014-2018: 768 (#16 most common destination from Urban Honolulu)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Urban Honolulu: 88 (#73 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 680 to Salt Lake City
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#12. San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from San Francisco in 2014-2018: 820 (#36 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to San Francisco: 351 (#25 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 469 to Salt Lake City
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#11. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Chicago in 2014-2018: 859 (#66 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Chicago: 472 (#17 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 387 to Salt Lake City
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#10. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from New York in 2014-2018: 871 (#94 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to New York: 217 (#35 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 654 to Salt Lake City
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#9. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Riverside in 2014-2018: 1,057 (#17 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Riverside: 393 (#21 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 664 to Salt Lake City
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#8. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Phoenix in 2014-2018: 1,224 (#26 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Phoenix: 1,981 (#3 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 757 to Phoenix
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#7. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Las Vegas in 2014-2018: 1,264 (#10 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas: 1,121 (#8 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 143 to Salt Lake City
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#6. Logan, UT-ID Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Logan in 2014-2018: 1,411 (#2 most common destination from Logan)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Logan: 1,105 (#9 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 306 to Salt Lake City
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#5. St. George, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from St. George in 2014-2018: 1,551 (#1 most common destination from St. George)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to St. George: 1,659 (#5 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 108 to St. George
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#4. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Los Angeles in 2014-2018: 1,654 (#31 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles: 1,514 (#6 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 140 to Salt Lake City
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#3. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Seattle in 2014-2018: 1,668 (#18 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Seattle: 1,781 (#4 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 113 to Seattle
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#2. Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Ogden in 2014-2018: 6,891 (#1 most common destination from Ogden)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Ogden: 8,613 (#2 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 1,722 to Ogden
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#1. Provo-Orem, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City from Provo in 2014-2018: 9,892 (#1 most common destination from Provo)
- Migration from Salt Lake City to Provo: 9,526 (#1 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 366 to Salt Lake City

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