Metros sending the most people to Charlottesville

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April 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Charlottesville

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

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#50. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Durham in 2015-2019: 38 (#100 most common destination from Durham)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Durham: 55 (#42 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 17 to Durham
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#49. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 40 (#113 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Fayetteville: 48 (#47 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 8 to Fayetteville
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#48. Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Birmingham in 2015-2019: 43 (#100 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Birmingham: 0 (#151 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 43 to Charlottesville
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#47. Lawton, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Lawton in 2015-2019: 45 (#44 most common destination from Lawton)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Lawton: 0 (#151 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 45 to Charlottesville
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#46. Tallahassee, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Tallahassee in 2015-2019: 46 (#69 most common destination from Tallahassee)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Tallahassee: 0 (#151 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 46 to Charlottesville

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#45. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Killeen in 2015-2019: 46 (#97 most common destination from Killeen)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Killeen: 14 (#101 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 32 to Charlottesville
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#44. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Portland in 2015-2019: 48 (#160 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Portland: 21 (#86 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 27 to Charlottesville
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#43. Norwich-New London, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Norwich in 2015-2019: 50 (#42 most common destination from Norwich)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Norwich: 0 (#151 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 50 to Charlottesville
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#42. Winchester, VA-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Winchester in 2015-2019: 50 (#21 most common destination from Winchester)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Winchester: 17 (#91 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 33 to Charlottesville
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#41. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Nashville in 2015-2019: 51 (#142 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Nashville: 45 (#52 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 6 to Charlottesville

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

- Migration to Charlottesville from Miami in 2015-2019: 51 (#205 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Miami: 72 (#33 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 21 to Miami
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#39. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Seattle in 2015-2019: 52 (#199 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Seattle: 52 (#44 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 0 to Charlottesville
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#38. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Denver in 2015-2019: 52 (#196 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Denver: 104 (#23 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 52 to Denver
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#37. Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Buffalo in 2015-2019: 54 (#83 most common destination from Buffalo)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Buffalo: 89 (#27 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 35 to Buffalo
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#36. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 60 (#222 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Phoenix: 154 (#15 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 94 to Phoenix

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#35. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 63 (#133 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Jacksonville: 75 (#32 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 12 to Jacksonville
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#34. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 65 (#133 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Colorado Springs: 9 (#113 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 56 to Charlottesville
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#33. Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Harrisburg in 2015-2019: 67 (#56 most common destination from Harrisburg)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Harrisburg: 0 (#151 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 67 to Charlottesville
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#32. Boulder, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Boulder in 2015-2019: 67 (#45 most common destination from Boulder)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Boulder: 10 (#110 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 57 to Charlottesville
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#31. Asheville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Asheville in 2015-2019: 72 (#52 most common destination from Asheville)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Asheville: 47 (#49 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 25 to Charlottesville

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#30. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 74 (#140 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Charlotte: 247 (#9 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 173 to Charlotte
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#29. Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Watertown in 2015-2019: 79 (#39 most common destination from Watertown)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Watertown: 0 (#151 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 79 to Charlottesville
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#28. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Tucson in 2015-2019: 83 (#81 most common destination from Tucson)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Tucson: 5 (#123 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 78 to Charlottesville
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#27. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Urban Honolulu in 2015-2019: 85 (#101 most common destination from Urban Honolulu)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Urban Honolulu: 13 (#104 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 72 to Charlottesville
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#26. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from San Diego in 2015-2019: 92 (#164 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Charlottesville to San Diego: 42 (#53 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 50 to Charlottesville

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

- Migration to Charlottesville from Houston in 2015-2019: 101 (#174 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Houston: 9 (#113 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 92 to Charlottesville
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#24. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Dallas in 2015-2019: 104 (#178 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Dallas: 34 (#65 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 70 to Charlottesville
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#23. Trenton-Princeton, NJ Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Trenton in 2015-2019: 107 (#32 most common destination from Trenton)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Trenton: 34 (#65 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 73 to Charlottesville
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#22. Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Providence in 2015-2019: 109 (#66 most common destination from Providence)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Providence: 93 (#26 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 16 to Charlottesville
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#21. Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Florence in 2015-2019: 116 (#10 most common destination from Florence)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Florence: 4 (#125 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 112 to Charlottesville

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

- Migration to Charlottesville from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 134 (#181 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Los Angeles: 72 (#33 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 62 to Charlottesville
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#19. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Chicago in 2015-2019: 142 (#193 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Chicago: 78 (#30 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 64 to Charlottesville
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#18. Wilmington, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Wilmington in 2015-2019: 149 (#17 most common destination from Wilmington)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Wilmington: 35 (#62 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 114 to Charlottesville
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#17. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 150 (#112 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Charlottesville to San Francisco: 109 (#21 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 41 to Charlottesville
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#16. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 179 (#77 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Pittsburgh: 120 (#20 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 59 to Charlottesville

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

- Migration to Charlottesville from Tampa in 2015-2019: 181 (#101 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Tampa: 0 (#151 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 181 to Charlottesville
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#14. Roanoke, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Roanoke in 2015-2019: 210 (#15 most common destination from Roanoke)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Roanoke: 142 (#17 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 68 to Charlottesville
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#13. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 265 (#120 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Atlanta: 358 (#8 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 93 to Atlanta
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#12. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 321 (#94 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Philadelphia: 189 (#12 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 132 to Charlottesville
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#11. Lynchburg, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Lynchburg in 2015-2019: 362 (#5 most common destination from Lynchburg)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Lynchburg: 828 (#4 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 466 to Lynchburg

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#10. Harrisonburg, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Harrisonburg in 2015-2019: 378 (#5 most common destination from Harrisonburg)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Harrisonburg: 391 (#7 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 13 to Harrisonburg
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#9. Kingsport-Bristol, TN-VA Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Kingsport in 2015-2019: 407 (#5 most common destination from Kingsport)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Kingsport: 36 (#60 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 371 to Charlottesville
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#8. Blacksburg-Christiansburg, VA Metro Area

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

- Migration to Charlottesville from Staunton in 2015-2019: 451 (#3 most common destination from Staunton)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Staunton: 544 (#6 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 93 to Staunton
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#6. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Boston in 2015-2019: 464 (#57 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Boston: 171 (#14 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 293 to Charlottesville

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

- Migration to Charlottesville from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 543 (#38 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Baltimore: 199 (#11 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 344 to Charlottesville
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#4. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from New York in 2015-2019: 684 (#105 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Charlottesville to New York: 570 (#5 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 114 to Charlottesville
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#3. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 1,065 (#17 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Virginia Beach: 1,076 (#3 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 11 to Virginia Beach
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#2. Richmond, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Richmond in 2015-2019: 1,281 (#5 most common destination from Richmond)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Richmond: 1,384 (#2 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 103 to Richmond
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#1. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville from Washington in 2015-2019: 4,114 (#11 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Charlottesville to Washington: 2,288 (#1 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 1,826 to Charlottesville

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