Where people in Salt Lake City are moving to most

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April 19, 2022
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Where people in Salt Lake City are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Salt Lake City, UT 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 Salt Lake City between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Ann Arbor, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor in 2015-2019: 158
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Salt Lake City: 152 (#25 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 6 to Ann Arbor
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#49. Fresno, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Fresno in 2015-2019: 168
- Migration from Fresno to Salt Lake City: 78 (#48 most common destination from Fresno)
- Net migration: 90 to Fresno
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#48. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Pensacola in 2015-2019: 171
- Migration from Pensacola to Salt Lake City: 130 (#57 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Net migration: 41 to Pensacola
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#47. Pocatello, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Pocatello in 2015-2019: 174
- Migration from Pocatello to Salt Lake City: 155 (#7 most common destination from Pocatello)
- Net migration: 19 to Pocatello
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#46. Reno, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Reno in 2015-2019: 175
- Migration from Reno to Salt Lake City: 118 (#29 most common destination from Reno)
- Net migration: 57 to Reno

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#45. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland in 2015-2019: 183
- Migration from Cleveland to Salt Lake City: 12 (#211 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 171 to Cleveland
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#44. Bakersfield, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Bakersfield in 2015-2019: 189
- Migration from Bakersfield to Salt Lake City: 12 (#124 most common destination from Bakersfield)
- Net migration: 177 to Bakersfield
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#43. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Baltimore in 2015-2019: 193
- Migration from Baltimore to Salt Lake City: 143 (#100 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Net migration: 50 to Baltimore
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#42. Idaho Falls, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Idaho Falls in 2015-2019: 193
- Migration from Idaho Falls to Salt Lake City: 190 (#5 most common destination from Idaho Falls)
- Net migration: 3 to Idaho Falls
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#41. Coeur d'Alene, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Coeur d'Alene in 2015-2019: 194
- Migration from Coeur d'Alene to Salt Lake City: 77 (#16 most common destination from Coeur d'Alene)
- Net migration: 117 to Coeur d'Alene

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#40. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Columbia in 2015-2019: 206
- Migration from Columbia to Salt Lake City: 149 (#44 most common destination from Columbia)
- Net migration: 57 to Columbia
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#39. Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Scranton in 2015-2019: 209
- Migration from Scranton to Salt Lake City: 51 (#59 most common destination from Scranton)
- Net migration: 158 to Scranton
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#38. Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Milwaukee in 2015-2019: 210
- Migration from Milwaukee to Salt Lake City: 142 (#62 most common destination from Milwaukee)
- Net migration: 68 to Milwaukee
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#37. Eugene-Springfield, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Eugene in 2015-2019: 211
- Migration from Eugene to Salt Lake City: 99 (#27 most common destination from Eugene)
- Net migration: 112 to Eugene
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#36. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Memphis in 2015-2019: 221
- Migration from Memphis to Salt Lake City: 59 (#116 most common destination from Memphis)
- Net migration: 162 to Memphis

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#35. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 229
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Salt Lake City: 131 (#91 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 98 to Pittsburgh
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#34. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Boston in 2015-2019: 244
- Migration from Boston to Salt Lake City: 279 (#76 most common destination from Boston)
- Net migration: 35 to Salt Lake City
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#33. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Orlando in 2015-2019: 250
- Migration from Orlando to Salt Lake City: 203 (#82 most common destination from Orlando)
- Net migration: 47 to Orlando
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#32. Grand Junction, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Grand Junction in 2015-2019: 254
- Migration from Grand Junction to Salt Lake City: 78 (#14 most common destination from Grand Junction)
- Net migration: 176 to Grand Junction
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#31. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 255
- Migration from Minneapolis to Salt Lake City: 333 (#52 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 78 to Salt Lake City

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#30. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 262
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Salt Lake City: 36 (#131 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 226 to Oklahoma City
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#29. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Kansas City in 2015-2019: 269
- Migration from Kansas City to Salt Lake City: 123 (#90 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Net migration: 146 to Kansas City
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#28. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 272
- Migration from Colorado Springs to Salt Lake City: 174 (#66 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Net migration: 98 to Colorado Springs
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#27. Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Albuquerque in 2015-2019: 277
- Migration from Albuquerque to Salt Lake City: 124 (#60 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Net migration: 153 to Albuquerque
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#26. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

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

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

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 343
- Migration from Tampa to Salt Lake City: 306 (#74 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 37 to Tampa
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#24. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Tucson in 2015-2019: 361
- Migration from Tucson to Salt Lake City: 341 (#23 most common destination from Tucson)
- Net migration: 20 to Tucson
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#23. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose in 2015-2019: 367
- Migration from San Jose to Salt Lake City: 839 (#23 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 472 to Salt Lake City
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#22. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Riverside in 2015-2019: 389
- Migration from Riverside to Salt Lake City: 1,228 (#15 most common destination from Riverside)
- Net migration: 839 to Salt Lake City
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#21. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 408
- Migration from San Francisco to Salt Lake City: 1,039 (#33 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 631 to Salt Lake City

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

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 435
- Migration from San Diego to Salt Lake City: 482 (#58 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 47 to Salt Lake City
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#19. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Sacramento in 2015-2019: 442
- Migration from Sacramento to Salt Lake City: 181 (#66 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Net migration: 261 to Sacramento
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#18. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 451
- Migration from Atlanta to Salt Lake City: 423 (#92 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 28 to Atlanta
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#17. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 482
- Migration from Chicago to Salt Lake City: 835 (#71 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 353 to Salt Lake City
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#16. Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Lake Havasu City in 2015-2019: 493
- Migration from Lake Havasu City to Salt Lake City: 104 (#21 most common destination from Lake Havasu City)
- Net migration: 389 to Lake Havasu City

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#15. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 547
- Migration from Austin to Salt Lake City: 294 (#51 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 253 to Austin
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#14. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 651
- Migration from Denver to Salt Lake City: 628 (#36 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 23 to Denver
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#13. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 737
- Migration from Portland to Salt Lake City: 789 (#22 most common destination from Portland)
- Net migration: 52 to Salt Lake City
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#12. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 849
- Migration from Houston to Salt Lake City: 372 (#74 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 477 to Houston
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#11. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

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

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#10. Boise City, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Boise City in 2015-2019: 907
- Migration from Boise City to Salt Lake City: 879 (#5 most common destination from Boise City)
- Net migration: 28 to Boise City
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#9. St. George, UT Metro Area

- Migration to St. George in 2015-2019: 1,104
- Migration from St. George to Salt Lake City: 1,906 (#1 most common destination from St. George)
- Net migration: 802 to Salt Lake City
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#8. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 1,136
- Migration from Dallas to Salt Lake City: 691 (#59 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 445 to Dallas
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#7. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 1,189
- Migration from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City: 1,152 (#11 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 37 to Las Vegas
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#6. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 1,222
- Migration from Los Angeles to Salt Lake City: 1,655 (#32 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 433 to Salt Lake City

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#5. Logan, UT-ID Metro Area

- Migration to Logan in 2015-2019: 1,420
- Migration from Logan to Salt Lake City: 1,435 (#2 most common destination from Logan)
- Net migration: 15 to Salt Lake City
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#4. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 1,607
- Migration from Seattle to Salt Lake City: 1,715 (#18 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 108 to Salt Lake City
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#3. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 2,218
- Migration from Phoenix to Salt Lake City: 1,169 (#25 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 1,049 to Phoenix
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#2. Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metro Area

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

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

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