Where people in Portsmouth, VA are moving to most

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September 20, 2022
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Where people in Portsmouth, VA are moving to most

To learn more about migration patterns in the U.S., Stacker compiled a list of where people in Portsmouth city, Virginia are moving to the most using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Counties and county equivalents are ranked by the estimated number of people who moved to the county from Portsmouth, VA between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

#30. Clarendon County, South Carolina
- Migration to Clarendon County, South Carolina in 2015-2019: 60
- Migration from Clarendon County, South Carolina to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 25
- Net migration: 35 to Clarendon County, South Carolina

#29. Kitsap County, Washington
- Migration to Kitsap County, Washington in 2015-2019: 61
- Migration from Kitsap County, Washington to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 8
- Net migration: 53 to Kitsap County, Washington

#28. Baltimore city, Maryland
- Migration to Baltimore city, Maryland in 2015-2019: 62
- Migration from Baltimore city, Maryland to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 12
- Net migration: 50 to Baltimore city, Maryland

#27. Rockingham County, Virginia
- Migration to Rockingham County, Virginia in 2015-2019: 70
- Migration from Rockingham County, Virginia to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 70 to Rockingham County, Virginia

#26. Broward County, Florida
- Migration to Broward County, Florida in 2015-2019: 71
- Migration from Broward County, Florida to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 71 to Broward County, Florida

#25. Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
- Migration to Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska in 2015-2019: 76
- Migration from Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 76 to Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska

#24. Currituck County, North Carolina
- Migration to Currituck County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 76
- Migration from Currituck County, North Carolina to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 8
- Net migration: 68 to Currituck County, North Carolina

#23. Brunswick County, Virginia
- Migration to Brunswick County, Virginia in 2015-2019: 77
- Migration from Brunswick County, Virginia to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 7
- Net migration: 70 to Brunswick County, Virginia

#22. Gates County, North Carolina
- Migration to Gates County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 78
- Migration from Gates County, North Carolina to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 78 to Gates County, North Carolina

#21. Fairfax County, Virginia
- Migration to Fairfax County, Virginia in 2015-2019: 79
- Migration from Fairfax County, Virginia to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 152
- Net migration: 73 to Portsmouth city, Virginia

#20. Greensville County, Virginia
- Migration to Greensville County, Virginia in 2015-2019: 97
- Migration from Greensville County, Virginia to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 32
- Net migration: 65 to Greensville County, Virginia

#19. James City County, Virginia
- Migration to James City County, Virginia in 2015-2019: 100
- Migration from James City County, Virginia to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 100 to James City County, Virginia

#18. Chesterfield County, Virginia
- Migration to Chesterfield County, Virginia in 2015-2019: 107
- Migration from Chesterfield County, Virginia to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 9
- Net migration: 98 to Chesterfield County, Virginia

#17. Gwinnett County, Georgia
- Migration to Gwinnett County, Georgia in 2015-2019: 111
- Migration from Gwinnett County, Georgia to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 12
- Net migration: 99 to Gwinnett County, Georgia

#16. Camden County, Georgia
- Migration to Camden County, Georgia in 2015-2019: 122
- Migration from Camden County, Georgia to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 32
- Net migration: 90 to Camden County, Georgia

#15. Carbon County, Pennsylvania
- Migration to Carbon County, Pennsylvania in 2015-2019: 130
- Migration from Carbon County, Pennsylvania to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 130 to Carbon County, Pennsylvania

#14. Martinsville city, Virginia
- Migration to Martinsville city, Virginia in 2015-2019: 136
- Migration from Martinsville city, Virginia to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 136 to Martinsville city, Virginia

#13. Prince William County, Virginia
- Migration to Prince William County, Virginia in 2015-2019: 140
- Migration from Prince William County, Virginia to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 39
- Net migration: 101 to Prince William County, Virginia

#12. San Diego County, California
- Migration to San Diego County, California in 2015-2019: 158
- Migration from San Diego County, California to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 141
- Net migration: 17 to San Diego County, California

#11. Duval County, Florida
- Migration to Duval County, Florida in 2015-2019: 161
- Migration from Duval County, Florida to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 13
- Net migration: 148 to Duval County, Florida

#10. Pasquotank County, North Carolina
- Migration to Pasquotank County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 224
- Migration from Pasquotank County, North Carolina to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 224 to Pasquotank County, North Carolina

#9. Hampton city, Virginia
- Migration to Hampton city, Virginia in 2015-2019: 238
- Migration from Hampton city, Virginia to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 164
- Net migration: 74 to Hampton city, Virginia

#8. Charles County, Maryland
- Migration to Charles County, Maryland in 2015-2019: 240
- Migration from Charles County, Maryland to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 240 to Charles County, Maryland

#7. Richmond city, Virginia
- Migration to Richmond city, Virginia in 2015-2019: 245
- Migration from Richmond city, Virginia to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 28
- Net migration: 217 to Richmond city, Virginia

#6. Isle of Wight County, Virginia
- Migration to Isle of Wight County, Virginia in 2015-2019: 402
- Migration from Isle of Wight County, Virginia to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 64
- Net migration: 338 to Isle of Wight County, Virginia

#5. Newport News city, Virginia
- Migration to Newport News city, Virginia in 2015-2019: 429
- Migration from Newport News city, Virginia to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 663
- Net migration: 234 to Portsmouth city, Virginia

#4. Suffolk city, Virginia
- Migration to Suffolk city, Virginia in 2015-2019: 952
- Migration from Suffolk city, Virginia to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 803
- Net migration: 149 to Suffolk city, Virginia

#3. Virginia Beach city, Virginia
- Migration to Virginia Beach city, Virginia in 2015-2019: 1,027
- Migration from Virginia Beach city, Virginia to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 583
- Net migration: 444 to Virginia Beach city, Virginia

#2. Norfolk city, Virginia
- Migration to Norfolk city, Virginia in 2015-2019: 1,317
- Migration from Norfolk city, Virginia to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 919
- Net migration: 398 to Norfolk city, Virginia

#1. Chesapeake city, Virginia
- Migration to Chesapeake city, Virginia in 2015-2019: 1,920
- Migration from Chesapeake city, Virginia to Portsmouth city, Virginia: 1,572
- Net migration: 348 to Chesapeake city, Virginia

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