Where people in Blacksburg are moving to most

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July 18, 2022
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Where people in Blacksburg are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Blacksburg-Christiansburg, VA 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 Blacksburg between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 36
- Migration from St. Louis to Blacksburg: 38 (#191 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Net migration: 2 to Blacksburg
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#49. Winston-Salem, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Winston in 2015-2019: 38
- Migration from Winston to Blacksburg: 195 (#21 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 157 to Blacksburg
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#48. Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Grand Rapids in 2015-2019: 39
- Migration from Grand Rapids to Blacksburg: 0
- Net migration: 39 to Grand Rapids
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#47. Panama City, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Panama City in 2015-2019: 39
- Migration from Panama City to Blacksburg: 0
- Net migration: 39 to Panama City
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#46. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from Cincinnati to Blacksburg: 102 (#103 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Net migration: 62 to Blacksburg

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#45. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from Colorado Springs to Blacksburg: 0
- Net migration: 40 to Colorado Springs
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#44. Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Harrisburg in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from Harrisburg to Blacksburg: 0
- Net migration: 40 to Harrisburg
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#43. Knoxville, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Knoxville in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from Knoxville to Blacksburg: 41 (#100 most common destination from Knoxville)
- Net migration: 1 to Blacksburg
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#42. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Kansas City in 2015-2019: 43
- Migration from Kansas City to Blacksburg: 6 (#251 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Net migration: 37 to Kansas City
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#41. Wilmington, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Wilmington in 2015-2019: 44
- Migration from Wilmington to Blacksburg: 31 (#66 most common destination from Wilmington)
- Net migration: 13 to Wilmington

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

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 46
- Migration from Tampa to Blacksburg: 56 (#187 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 10 to Blacksburg
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#39. Beckley, WV Metro Area

- Migration to Beckley in 2015-2019: 47
- Migration from Beckley to Blacksburg: 147 (#7 most common destination from Beckley)
- Net migration: 100 to Blacksburg
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#38. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 47
- Migration from Austin to Blacksburg: 0
- Net migration: 47 to Austin
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#37. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charleston in 2015-2019: 49
- Migration from Charleston to Blacksburg: 63 (#82 most common destination from Charleston)
- Net migration: 14 to Blacksburg
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#36. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

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

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#35. Port St. Lucie, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Port St. Lucie in 2015-2019: 50
- Migration from Port St. Lucie to Blacksburg: 0
- Net migration: 50 to Port St. Lucie
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#34. Kingsport-Bristol, TN-VA Metro Area

- Migration to Kingsport in 2015-2019: 51
- Migration from Kingsport to Blacksburg: 310 (#6 most common destination from Kingsport)
- Net migration: 259 to Blacksburg
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#33. Winchester, VA-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Winchester in 2015-2019: 52
- Migration from Winchester to Blacksburg: 109 (#7 most common destination from Winchester)
- Net migration: 57 to Blacksburg
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#32. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Myrtle Beach in 2015-2019: 56
- Migration from Myrtle Beach to Blacksburg: 49 (#81 most common destination from Myrtle Beach)
- Net migration: 7 to Myrtle Beach
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#31. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 58
- Migration from San Diego to Blacksburg: 46 (#222 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 12 to San Diego

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

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 60
- Migration from San Francisco to Blacksburg: 0
- Net migration: 60 to San Francisco
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#29. Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County in 2015-2019: 63
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Blacksburg: 14 (#180 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 49 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#28. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 65
- Migration from Indianapolis to Blacksburg: 0
- Net migration: 65 to Indianapolis
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#27. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 71
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Blacksburg: 17 (#210 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 54 to Pittsburgh
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#26. Lynchburg, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Lynchburg in 2015-2019: 73
- Migration from Lynchburg to Blacksburg: 235 (#9 most common destination from Lynchburg)
- Net migration: 162 to Blacksburg

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#25. Auburn-Opelika, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn in 2015-2019: 73
- Migration from Auburn to Blacksburg: 0
- Net migration: 73 to Auburn
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#24. Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

- Migration to Chattanooga in 2015-2019: 73
- Migration from Chattanooga to Blacksburg: 22 (#93 most common destination from Chattanooga)
- Net migration: 51 to Chattanooga
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#23. Harrisonburg, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Harrisonburg in 2015-2019: 74
- Migration from Harrisonburg to Blacksburg: 61 (#15 most common destination from Harrisonburg)
- Net migration: 13 to Harrisonburg
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#22. Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham in 2015-2019: 76
- Migration from Birmingham to Blacksburg: 0
- Net migration: 76 to Birmingham
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#21. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

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

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#20. Johnson City, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City in 2015-2019: 87
- Migration from Johnson City to Blacksburg: 0
- Net migration: 87 to Johnson City
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#19. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Pensacola in 2015-2019: 92
- Migration from Pensacola to Blacksburg: 0
- Net migration: 92 to Pensacola
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#18. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Raleigh in 2015-2019: 95
- Migration from Raleigh to Blacksburg: 72 (#91 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Net migration: 23 to Raleigh
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#17. New Bern, NC Metro Area

- Migration to New Bern in 2015-2019: 98
- Migration from New Bern to Blacksburg: 0
- Net migration: 98 to New Bern
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#16. Burlington, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Burlington in 2015-2019: 102
- Migration from Burlington to Blacksburg: 0
- Net migration: 102 to Burlington

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#15. Staunton, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Staunton in 2015-2019: 106
- Migration from Staunton to Blacksburg: 184 (#8 most common destination from Staunton)
- Net migration: 78 to Blacksburg
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#14. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 107
- Migration from Dallas to Blacksburg: 25 (#280 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 82 to Dallas
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#13. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami in 2015-2019: 125
- Migration from Miami to Blacksburg: 254 (#96 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 129 to Blacksburg
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#12. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 147
- Migration from Seattle to Blacksburg: 34 (#232 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 113 to Seattle
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#11. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

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

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

- Migration to Baltimore in 2015-2019: 201
- Migration from Baltimore to Blacksburg: 225 (#78 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Net migration: 24 to Blacksburg
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#9. Greensboro-High Point, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Greensboro in 2015-2019: 212
- Migration from Greensboro to Blacksburg: 63 (#53 most common destination from Greensboro)
- Net migration: 149 to Greensboro
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#8. Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Hickory in 2015-2019: 248
- Migration from Hickory to Blacksburg: 0
- Net migration: 248 to Hickory
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#7. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 253
- Migration from New York to Blacksburg: 418 (#131 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 165 to Blacksburg
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#6. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 266
- Migration from Chicago to Blacksburg: 70 (#247 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 196 to Chicago
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#5. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 409
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Blacksburg: 1,292 (#10 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 883 to Blacksburg
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#4. Charlottesville, VA Metro Area

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

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

- Migration to Roanoke in 2015-2019: 919
- Migration from Roanoke to Blacksburg: 1,089 (#2 most common destination from Roanoke)
- Net migration: 170 to Blacksburg
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#1. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

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

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