Where people in Virginia Beach - Norfolk are moving to most

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July 18, 2022
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Where people in Virginia Beach - Norfolk are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Virginia Beach - Norfolk 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 Virginia Beach between 2014 and 2018. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2014-2018: 359
- Migration from Portland to Virginia Beach: 123 (#96 most common destination from Portland)
- Net migration: 236 to Portland

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#49. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Memphis in 2014-2018: 370
- Migration from Memphis to Virginia Beach: 428 (#18 most common destination from Memphis)
- Net migration: 58 to Virginia Beach

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#48. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Tucson in 2014-2018: 372
- Migration from Tucson to Virginia Beach: 225 (#39 most common destination from Tucson)
- Net migration: 147 to Tucson

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#47. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis in 2014-2018: 380
- Migration from Minneapolis to Virginia Beach: 565 (#39 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 185 to Virginia Beach

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#46. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to New Orleans in 2014-2018: 398
- Migration from New Orleans to Virginia Beach: 268 (#33 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Net migration: 130 to New Orleans

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#45. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Killeen in 2014-2018: 401
- Migration from Killeen to Virginia Beach: 125 (#53 most common destination from Killeen)
- Net migration: 276 to Killeen

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#44. Norwich-New London, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Norwich in 2014-2018: 403
- Migration from Norwich to Virginia Beach: 567 (#6 most common destination from Norwich)
- Net migration: 164 to Virginia Beach

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#43. Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area

- Migration to Columbus in 2014-2018: 410
- Migration from Columbus to Virginia Beach: 226 (#21 most common destination from Columbus)
- Net migration: 184 to Columbus

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#42. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Detroit in 2014-2018: 422
- Migration from Detroit to Virginia Beach: 471 (#44 most common destination from Detroit)
- Net migration: 49 to Virginia Beach

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#41. San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Francisco in 2014-2018: 433
- Migration from San Francisco to Virginia Beach: 319 (#68 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 114 to San Francisco

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#40. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Columbia in 2014-2018: 435
- Migration from Columbia to Virginia Beach: 315 (#22 most common destination from Columbia)
- Net migration: 120 to Columbia

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#39. Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Hanford in 2014-2018: 439
- Migration from Hanford to Virginia Beach: 440 (#6 most common destination from Hanford)
- Net migration: 1 to Virginia Beach

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#38. Jacksonville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2014-2018: 440
- Migration from Jacksonville to Virginia Beach: 530 (#8 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Net migration: 90 to Virginia Beach

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#37. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Columbus in 2014-2018: 450
- Migration from Columbus to Virginia Beach: 387 (#35 most common destination from Columbus)
- Net migration: 63 to Columbus

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#36. Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metro Area

- Migration to Providence in 2014-2018: 459
- Migration from Providence to Virginia Beach: 882 (#7 most common destination from Providence)
- Net migration: 423 to Virginia Beach

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#35. Lynchburg, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Lynchburg in 2014-2018: 469
- Migration from Lynchburg to Virginia Beach: 976 (#3 most common destination from Lynchburg)
- Net migration: 507 to Virginia Beach

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#34. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2014-2018: 512
- Migration from Denver to Virginia Beach: 385 (#56 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 127 to Denver

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#33. Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Staunton in 2014-2018: 528
- Migration from Staunton to Virginia Beach: 457 (#4 most common destination from Staunton)
- Net migration: 71 to Staunton

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#32. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charleston in 2014-2018: 541
- Migration from Charleston to Virginia Beach: 1,660 (#5 most common destination from Charleston)
- Net migration: 1,119 to Virginia Beach

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#31. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2014-2018: 555
- Migration from Phoenix to Virginia Beach: 556 (#49 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 1 to Virginia Beach

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#30. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Fayetteville in 2014-2018: 564
- Migration from Fayetteville to Virginia Beach: 468 (#17 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Net migration: 96 to Fayetteville

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#29. Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Bremerton in 2014-2018: 640
- Migration from Bremerton to Virginia Beach: 462 (#5 most common destination from Bremerton)
- Net migration: 178 to Bremerton

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#28. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Boston in 2014-2018: 647
- Migration from Boston to Virginia Beach: 550 (#49 most common destination from Boston)
- Net migration: 97 to Boston

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#27. Raleigh, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Raleigh in 2014-2018: 728
- Migration from Raleigh to Virginia Beach: 477 (#25 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Net migration: 251 to Raleigh

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#26. Greenville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville in 2014-2018: 738
- Migration from Greenville to Virginia Beach: 99 (#19 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 639 to Greenville

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#25. Roanoke, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Roanoke in 2014-2018: 764
- Migration from Roanoke to Virginia Beach: 822 (#4 most common destination from Roanoke)
- Net migration: 58 to Virginia Beach

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#24. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Orlando in 2014-2018: 772
- Migration from Orlando to Virginia Beach: 543 (#33 most common destination from Orlando)
- Net migration: 229 to Orlando

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

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2014-2018: 809
- Migration from Los Angeles to Virginia Beach: 1,106 (#47 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 297 to Virginia Beach

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#22. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2014-2018: 831
- Migration from Seattle to Virginia Beach: 471 (#57 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 360 to Seattle

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#21. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Colorado Springs in 2014-2018: 972
- Migration from Colorado Springs to Virginia Beach: 129 (#80 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Net migration: 843 to Colorado Springs

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#20. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Philadelphia in 2014-2018: 1,002
- Migration from Philadelphia to Virginia Beach: 1,917 (#23 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Net migration: 915 to Virginia Beach

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

- Migration to Charlotte in 2014-2018: 1,006
- Migration from Charlotte to Virginia Beach: 717 (#27 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 289 to Charlotte

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#18. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Pensacola in 2014-2018: 1,038
- Migration from Pensacola to Virginia Beach: 939 (#4 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Net migration: 99 to Pensacola

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#17. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami in 2014-2018: 1,046
- Migration from Miami to Virginia Beach: 867 (#35 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 179 to Miami

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

- Migration to Houston in 2014-2018: 1,074
- Migration from Houston to Virginia Beach: 527 (#58 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 547 to Houston

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#15. Charlottesville, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Charlottesville in 2014-2018: 1,094
- Migration from Charlottesville to Virginia Beach: 1,314 (#3 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Net migration: 220 to Virginia Beach

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#14. Harrisonburg, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Harrisonburg in 2014-2018: 1,204
- Migration from Harrisonburg to Virginia Beach: 438 (#4 most common destination from Harrisonburg)
- Net migration: 766 to Harrisonburg

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

- Migration to Tampa in 2014-2018: 1,234
- Migration from Tampa to Virginia Beach: 1,057 (#20 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 177 to Tampa

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

- Migration to Baltimore in 2014-2018: 1,258
- Migration from Baltimore to Virginia Beach: 1,179 (#14 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Net migration: 79 to Baltimore

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#11. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2014-2018: 1,263
- Migration from Dallas to Virginia Beach: 1,066 (#43 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 197 to Dallas

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#10. Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg in 2014-2018: 1,360
- Migration from Blacksburg to Virginia Beach: 419 (#5 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 941 to Blacksburg

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#9. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to San Antonio in 2014-2018: 1,382
- Migration from San Antonio to Virginia Beach: 816 (#17 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Net migration: 566 to San Antonio

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#8. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2014-2018: 1,452
- Migration from Atlanta to Virginia Beach: 1,089 (#41 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 363 to Atlanta

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#7. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Urban Honolulu in 2014-2018: 1,555
- Migration from Urban Honolulu to Virginia Beach: 954 (#13 most common destination from Urban Honolulu)
- Net migration: 601 to Urban Honolulu

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#6. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2014-2018: 1,694
- Migration from Chicago to Virginia Beach: 2,642 (#26 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 948 to Virginia Beach

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

- Migration to New York in 2014-2018: 1,773
- Migration from New York to Virginia Beach: 4,059 (#30 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 2,286 to Virginia Beach

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#4. San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2014-2018: 2,522
- Migration from San Diego to Virginia Beach: 2,742 (#9 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 220 to Virginia Beach

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#3. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2014-2018: 2,647
- Migration from Jacksonville to Virginia Beach: 1,782 (#7 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Net migration: 865 to Jacksonville

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#2. Richmond, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond in 2014-2018: 7,361
- Migration from Richmond to Virginia Beach: 6,225 (#2 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 1,136 to Richmond

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#1. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Washington in 2014-2018: 7,971
- Migration from Washington to Virginia Beach: 10,872 (#2 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 2,901 to Virginia Beach

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