Metros sending the most people to Richmond

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April 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Richmond

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

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#50. Savannah, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Savannah in 2015-2019: 188 (#33 most common destination from Savannah)
- Migration from Richmond to Savannah: 140 (#54 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 48 to Richmond
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#49. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Tampa in 2015-2019: 196 (#96 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Richmond to Tampa: 259 (#32 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 63 to Tampa
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#48. El Paso, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from El Paso in 2015-2019: 200 (#43 most common destination from El Paso)
- Migration from Richmond to El Paso: 214 (#38 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 14 to El Paso
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#47. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from San Diego in 2015-2019: 201 (#105 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Richmond to San Diego: 145 (#52 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 56 to Richmond
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#46. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 202 (#59 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Migration from Richmond to Colorado Springs: 546 (#16 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 344 to Colorado Springs

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#45. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 207 (#65 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Richmond to Pittsburgh: 104 (#68 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 103 to Richmond
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#44. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Riverside in 2015-2019: 208 (#89 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Richmond to Riverside: 368 (#24 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 160 to Riverside
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#43. Winchester, VA-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Winchester in 2015-2019: 211 (#4 most common destination from Winchester)
- Migration from Richmond to Winchester: 57 (#100 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 154 to Richmond
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#42. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Denver in 2015-2019: 236 (#77 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Richmond to Denver: 439 (#19 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 203 to Denver
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#41. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Detroit in 2015-2019: 248 (#66 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Richmond to Detroit: 55 (#103 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 193 to Richmond

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

- Migration to Richmond from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 251 (#79 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Richmond to San Francisco: 153 (#50 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 98 to Richmond
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#39. Winston-Salem, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Winston in 2015-2019: 251 (#14 most common destination from Winston)
- Migration from Richmond to Winston: 156 (#49 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 95 to Richmond
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#38. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from New Orleans in 2015-2019: 253 (#39 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Migration from Richmond to New Orleans: 57 (#100 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 196 to Richmond
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#37. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 257 (#54 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Richmond to Indianapolis: 93 (#77 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 164 to Richmond
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#36. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 270 (#60 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Richmond to St. Louis: 66 (#97 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 204 to Richmond

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#35. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Myrtle Beach in 2015-2019: 282 (#12 most common destination from Myrtle Beach)
- Migration from Richmond to Myrtle Beach: 147 (#51 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 135 to Richmond
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#34. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Charleston in 2015-2019: 295 (#26 most common destination from Charleston)
- Migration from Richmond to Charleston: 116 (#60 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 179 to Richmond
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#33. Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Hartford in 2015-2019: 306 (#25 most common destination from Hartford)
- Migration from Richmond to Hartford: 76 (#90 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 230 to Richmond
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#32. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Columbia in 2015-2019: 306 (#24 most common destination from Columbia)
- Migration from Richmond to Columbia: 275 (#30 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 31 to Richmond
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#31. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 320 (#33 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Richmond to Fayetteville: 1,000 (#6 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 680 to Fayetteville

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#30. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Austin in 2015-2019: 334 (#46 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Richmond to Austin: 89 (#79 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 245 to Richmond
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#29. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 340 (#42 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Richmond to Kansas City: 22 (#154 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 318 to Richmond
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#28. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Urban Honolulu in 2015-2019: 350 (#39 most common destination from Urban Honolulu)
- Migration from Richmond to Urban Honolulu: 106 (#67 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 244 to Richmond
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#27. Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Chattanooga in 2015-2019: 352 (#8 most common destination from Chattanooga)
- Migration from Richmond to Chattanooga: 49 (#108 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 303 to Richmond
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#26. Greensboro-High Point, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Greensboro in 2015-2019: 354 (#17 most common destination from Greensboro)
- Migration from Richmond to Greensboro: 103 (#69 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 251 to Richmond

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

- Migration to Richmond from Orlando in 2015-2019: 359 (#50 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Richmond to Orlando: 385 (#23 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 26 to Orlando
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#24. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 364 (#34 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Richmond to Jacksonville: 353 (#25 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 11 to Richmond
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#23. Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Burlington in 2015-2019: 373 (#2 most common destination from Burlington)
- Migration from Richmond to Burlington: 0 (#236 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 373 to Richmond
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#22. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Dallas in 2015-2019: 410 (#74 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Richmond to Dallas: 391 (#22 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 19 to Richmond
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#21. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Boston in 2015-2019: 413 (#62 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Richmond to Boston: 234 (#34 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 179 to Richmond

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#20. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Killeen in 2015-2019: 415 (#18 most common destination from Killeen)
- Migration from Richmond to Killeen: 68 (#95 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 347 to Richmond
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#19. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Raleigh in 2015-2019: 419 (#30 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Migration from Richmond to Raleigh: 490 (#17 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 71 to Raleigh
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#18. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Seattle in 2015-2019: 436 (#61 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Richmond to Seattle: 346 (#26 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 90 to Richmond
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#17. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Durham in 2015-2019: 440 (#19 most common destination from Durham)
- Migration from Richmond to Durham: 244 (#33 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 196 to Richmond
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#16. Staunton, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Staunton in 2015-2019: 442 (#4 most common destination from Staunton)
- Migration from Richmond to Staunton: 625 (#14 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 183 to Staunton

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

- Migration to Richmond from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 447 (#40 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Richmond to Charlotte: 908 (#7 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 461 to Charlotte
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#14. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Miami in 2015-2019: 471 (#63 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Richmond to Miami: 481 (#18 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 10 to Miami
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#13. Harrisonburg, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Harrisonburg in 2015-2019: 532 (#3 most common destination from Harrisonburg)
- Migration from Richmond to Harrisonburg: 761 (#10 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 229 to Harrisonburg
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#12. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 563 (#81 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Richmond to Los Angeles: 280 (#29 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 283 to Richmond
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#11. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Chicago in 2015-2019: 664 (#85 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Richmond to Chicago: 627 (#12 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 37 to Richmond

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#10. Roanoke, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Roanoke in 2015-2019: 665 (#4 most common destination from Roanoke)
- Migration from Richmond to Roanoke: 880 (#8 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 215 to Roanoke
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#9. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 669 (#66 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Richmond to Atlanta: 1,597 (#3 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 928 to Atlanta
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#8. Blacksburg-Christiansburg, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Blacksburg in 2015-2019: 794 (#3 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Migration from Richmond to Blacksburg: 852 (#9 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 58 to Blacksburg
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#7. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 827 (#26 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Richmond to Baltimore: 579 (#15 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 248 to Richmond
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#6. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 1,027 (#36 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Richmond to Philadelphia: 626 (#13 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 401 to Richmond

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#5. Lynchburg, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Lynchburg in 2015-2019: 1,149 (#2 most common destination from Lynchburg)
- Migration from Richmond to Lynchburg: 664 (#11 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 485 to Richmond
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#4. Charlottesville, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Charlottesville in 2015-2019: 1,384 (#2 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Migration from Richmond to Charlottesville: 1,281 (#5 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 103 to Richmond
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#3. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from New York in 2015-2019: 2,442 (#46 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Richmond to New York: 1,434 (#4 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 1,008 to Richmond
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#2. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 7,782 (#2 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Richmond to Virginia Beach: 6,411 (#2 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 1,371 to Richmond
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#1. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond from Washington in 2015-2019: 9,690 (#4 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Richmond to Washington: 8,135 (#1 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 1,555 to Richmond

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