Metros sending the most people to Blacksburg

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April 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Blacksburg

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

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#50. Wilmington, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Wilmington in 2015-2019: 31 (#66 most common destination from Wilmington)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Wilmington: 44 (#41 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 13 to Wilmington
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#49. Rochester, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Rochester in 2015-2019: 33 (#110 most common destination from Rochester)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Rochester: 0 (#133 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 33 to Blacksburg
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#48. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Seattle in 2015-2019: 34 (#232 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Seattle: 147 (#12 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 113 to Seattle
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#47. Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 36 (#78 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Fayetteville: 0 (#133 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 36 to Blacksburg
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#46. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Clarksville in 2015-2019: 36 (#111 most common destination from Clarksville)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Clarksville: 15 (#76 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 21 to Blacksburg

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

- Migration to Blacksburg from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 38 (#191 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Blacksburg to St. Louis: 36 (#50 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 2 to Blacksburg
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#44. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Cleveland in 2015-2019: 40 (#142 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Cleveland: 0 (#133 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 40 to Blacksburg
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#43. Knoxville, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Knoxville in 2015-2019: 41 (#100 most common destination from Knoxville)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Knoxville: 40 (#44 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 1 to Blacksburg
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#42. Asheville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Asheville in 2015-2019: 42 (#74 most common destination from Asheville)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Asheville: 0 (#133 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 42 to Blacksburg
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#41. Binghamton, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Binghamton in 2015-2019: 44 (#36 most common destination from Binghamton)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Binghamton: 0 (#133 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 44 to Blacksburg

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#40. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Urban Honolulu in 2015-2019: 45 (#140 most common destination from Urban Honolulu)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Urban Honolulu: 7 (#100 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 38 to Blacksburg
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#39. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from San Diego in 2015-2019: 46 (#222 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Blacksburg to San Diego: 58 (#31 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 12 to San Diego
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#38. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Myrtle Beach in 2015-2019: 49 (#81 most common destination from Myrtle Beach)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Myrtle Beach: 56 (#32 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 7 to Myrtle Beach
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#37. Greenville-Anderson, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Greenville in 2015-2019: 52 (#74 most common destination from Greenville)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Greenville: 15 (#76 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 37 to Blacksburg
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#36. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Durham in 2015-2019: 52 (#87 most common destination from Durham)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Durham: 85 (#21 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 33 to Durham

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#35. Tallahassee, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Tallahassee in 2015-2019: 56 (#64 most common destination from Tallahassee)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Tallahassee: 0 (#133 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 56 to Blacksburg
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#34. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Tampa in 2015-2019: 56 (#187 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Tampa: 46 (#40 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 10 to Blacksburg
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#33. Harrisonburg, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Harrisonburg in 2015-2019: 61 (#15 most common destination from Harrisonburg)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Harrisonburg: 74 (#23 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 13 to Harrisonburg
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#32. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Charleston in 2015-2019: 63 (#82 most common destination from Charleston)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Charleston: 49 (#37 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 14 to Blacksburg
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#31. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 63 (#147 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Charlotte: 187 (#11 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 124 to Charlotte

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#30. Greensboro-High Point, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Greensboro in 2015-2019: 63 (#53 most common destination from Greensboro)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Greensboro: 212 (#9 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 149 to Greensboro
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#29. Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Augusta in 2015-2019: 70 (#75 most common destination from Augusta)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Augusta: 0 (#133 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 70 to Blacksburg
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#28. Naples-Marco Island, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Naples in 2015-2019: 70 (#44 most common destination from Naples)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Naples: 9 (#92 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 61 to Blacksburg
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#27. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Chicago in 2015-2019: 70 (#247 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Chicago: 266 (#6 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 196 to Chicago
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#26. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Raleigh in 2015-2019: 72 (#91 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Raleigh: 95 (#18 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 23 to Raleigh

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

- Migration to Blacksburg from Houston in 2015-2019: 80 (#194 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Houston: 0 (#133 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 80 to Blacksburg
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#24. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 81 (#84 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Oklahoma City: 5 (#105 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 76 to Blacksburg
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#23. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Lakeland in 2015-2019: 83 (#58 most common destination from Lakeland)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Lakeland: 0 (#133 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 83 to Blacksburg
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#22. Salisbury, MD-DE Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Salisbury in 2015-2019: 87 (#27 most common destination from Salisbury)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Salisbury: 11 (#86 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 76 to Blacksburg
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#21. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Boston in 2015-2019: 97 (#134 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Boston: 50 (#35 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 47 to Blacksburg

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#20. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 102 (#103 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Cincinnati: 40 (#44 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 62 to Blacksburg
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#19. Columbia, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Columbia in 2015-2019: 103 (#21 most common destination from Columbia)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Columbia: 0 (#133 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 103 to Blacksburg
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#18. Winchester, VA-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Winchester in 2015-2019: 109 (#7 most common destination from Winchester)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Winchester: 52 (#33 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 57 to Blacksburg
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#17. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Palm Bay in 2015-2019: 113 (#42 most common destination from Palm Bay)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Palm Bay: 0 (#133 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 113 to Blacksburg
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#16. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 137 (#140 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Philadelphia: 33 (#52 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 104 to Blacksburg

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#15. Beckley, WV Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Beckley in 2015-2019: 147 (#7 most common destination from Beckley)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Beckley: 47 (#38 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 100 to Blacksburg
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#14. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Riverside in 2015-2019: 181 (#99 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Riverside: 0 (#133 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 181 to Blacksburg
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#13. Staunton, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Staunton in 2015-2019: 184 (#8 most common destination from Staunton)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Staunton: 106 (#15 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 78 to Blacksburg
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#12. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Tulsa in 2015-2019: 189 (#29 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Tulsa: 0 (#133 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 189 to Blacksburg
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#11. Winston-Salem, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Winston in 2015-2019: 195 (#21 most common destination from Winston)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Winston: 38 (#49 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 157 to Blacksburg

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#10. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 225 (#78 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Baltimore: 201 (#10 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 24 to Blacksburg
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#9. Charlottesville, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Charlottesville in 2015-2019: 234 (#10 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Charlottesville: 449 (#4 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 215 to Charlottesville
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#8. Lynchburg, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Lynchburg in 2015-2019: 235 (#9 most common destination from Lynchburg)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Lynchburg: 73 (#25 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 162 to Blacksburg
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#7. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Miami in 2015-2019: 254 (#96 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Miami: 125 (#13 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 129 to Blacksburg
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#6. Kingsport-Bristol, TN-VA Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Kingsport in 2015-2019: 310 (#6 most common destination from Kingsport)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Kingsport: 51 (#34 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 259 to Blacksburg

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#5. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from New York in 2015-2019: 418 (#131 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Blacksburg to New York: 253 (#7 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 165 to Blacksburg
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#4. Richmond, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Richmond in 2015-2019: 852 (#9 most common destination from Richmond)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Richmond: 794 (#3 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 58 to Blacksburg
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#3. Roanoke, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Roanoke in 2015-2019: 1,089 (#2 most common destination from Roanoke)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Roanoke: 919 (#2 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 170 to Blacksburg
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#2. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 1,292 (#10 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Virginia Beach: 409 (#5 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 883 to Blacksburg
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#1. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg from Washington in 2015-2019: 3,081 (#23 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Blacksburg to Washington: 1,660 (#1 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 1,421 to Blacksburg

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