Where people in Bellingham are moving to most

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

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Bellingham, WA 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 Bellingham between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Yuma, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Yuma in 2015-2019: 25
- Migration from Yuma to Bellingham: 166 (#13 most common destination from Yuma)
- Net migration: 141 to Bellingham
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#49. Fresno, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Fresno in 2015-2019: 25
- Migration from Fresno to Bellingham: 0
- Net migration: 25 to Fresno
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#48. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 26
- Migration from Washington to Bellingham: 383 (#115 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 357 to Bellingham
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#47. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lakeland in 2015-2019: 27
- Migration from Lakeland to Bellingham: 22 (#124 most common destination from Lakeland)
- Net migration: 5 to Lakeland
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#46. Eugene-Springfield, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Eugene in 2015-2019: 28
- Migration from Eugene to Bellingham: 0
- Net migration: 28 to Eugene

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#45. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Sacramento in 2015-2019: 28
- Migration from Sacramento to Bellingham: 0
- Net migration: 28 to Sacramento
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#44. Great Falls, MT Metro Area

- Migration to Great Falls in 2015-2019: 29
- Migration from Great Falls to Bellingham: 1 (#68 most common destination from Great Falls)
- Net migration: 28 to Great Falls
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#43. Walla Walla, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Walla Walla in 2015-2019: 32
- Migration from Walla Walla to Bellingham: 565 (#2 most common destination from Walla Walla)
- Net migration: 533 to Bellingham
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#42. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charleston in 2015-2019: 34
- Migration from Charleston to Bellingham: 0
- Net migration: 34 to Charleston
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#41. Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Grand Rapids in 2015-2019: 34
- Migration from Grand Rapids to Bellingham: 64 (#71 most common destination from Grand Rapids)
- Net migration: 30 to Bellingham

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#40. Flagstaff, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Flagstaff in 2015-2019: 35
- Migration from Flagstaff to Bellingham: 0
- Net migration: 35 to Flagstaff
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#39. Naples-Marco Island, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Naples in 2015-2019: 35
- Migration from Naples to Bellingham: 0
- Net migration: 35 to Naples
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#38. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 35
- Migration from New York to Bellingham: 60 (#253 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 25 to Bellingham
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#37. Savannah, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Savannah in 2015-2019: 36
- Migration from Savannah to Bellingham: 0
- Net migration: 36 to Savannah
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#36. Anchorage, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Anchorage in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from Anchorage to Bellingham: 128 (#48 most common destination from Anchorage)
- Net migration: 88 to Bellingham

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#35. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Kansas City in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from Kansas City to Bellingham: 0
- Net migration: 40 to Kansas City
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#34. Albany-Lebanon, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Albany in 2015-2019: 48
- Migration from Albany to Bellingham: 7 (#45 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 41 to Albany
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#33. El Paso, TX Metro Area

- Migration to El Paso in 2015-2019: 49
- Migration from El Paso to Bellingham: 0
- Net migration: 49 to El Paso
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#32. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Orlando in 2015-2019: 50
- Migration from Orlando to Bellingham: 9 (#268 most common destination from Orlando)
- Net migration: 41 to Orlando
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#31. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 51
- Migration from Austin to Bellingham: 73 (#128 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 22 to Bellingham

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#30. Lubbock, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Lubbock in 2015-2019: 52
- Migration from Lubbock to Bellingham: 0
- Net migration: 52 to Lubbock
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#29. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 54
- Migration from Houston to Bellingham: 102 (#171 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 48 to Bellingham
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#28. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 54
- Migration from Tampa to Bellingham: 0
- Net migration: 54 to Tampa
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#27. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 62
- Migration from St. Louis to Bellingham: 0
- Net migration: 62 to St. Louis
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#26. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 64
- Migration from San Diego to Bellingham: 227 (#96 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 163 to Bellingham

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#25. Stockton, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Stockton in 2015-2019: 65
- Migration from Stockton to Bellingham: 16 (#111 most common destination from Stockton)
- Net migration: 49 to Stockton
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#24. Longview, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Longview in 2015-2019: 68
- Migration from Longview to Bellingham: 199 (#5 most common destination from Longview)
- Net migration: 131 to Bellingham
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#23. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 70
- Migration from Cincinnati to Bellingham: 4 (#248 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Net migration: 66 to Cincinnati
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#22. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 75
- Migration from Las Vegas to Bellingham: 33 (#189 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 42 to Las Vegas
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#21. Chico, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Chico in 2015-2019: 82
- Migration from Chico to Bellingham: 6 (#77 most common destination from Chico)
- Net migration: 76 to Chico

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#20. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose in 2015-2019: 90
- Migration from San Jose to Bellingham: 35 (#139 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 55 to San Jose
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#19. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 90
- Migration from Minneapolis to Bellingham: 93 (#126 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 3 to Bellingham
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#18. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 97
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Bellingham: 0
- Net migration: 97 to Virginia Beach
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#17. Portland-South Portland, ME Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 114
- Migration from Portland to Bellingham: 90 (#46 most common destination from Portland)
- Net migration: 24 to Portland
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#16. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 130
- Migration from San Francisco to Bellingham: 156 (#108 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 26 to Bellingham

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#15. Bremerton-Silverdale-Port Orchard, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Bremerton in 2015-2019: 145
- Migration from Bremerton to Bellingham: 525 (#3 most common destination from Bremerton)
- Net migration: 380 to Bellingham
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#14. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Tucson in 2015-2019: 148
- Migration from Tucson to Bellingham: 45 (#129 most common destination from Tucson)
- Net migration: 103 to Tucson
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#13. Wenatchee, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Wenatchee in 2015-2019: 169
- Migration from Wenatchee to Bellingham: 127 (#8 most common destination from Wenatchee)
- Net migration: 42 to Wenatchee
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#12. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 174
- Migration from Denver to Bellingham: 91 (#151 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 83 to Denver
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#11. Fairbanks, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Fairbanks in 2015-2019: 205
- Migration from Fairbanks to Bellingham: 177 (#10 most common destination from Fairbanks)
- Net migration: 28 to Fairbanks

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#10. Kennewick-Richland, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Kennewick in 2015-2019: 214
- Migration from Kennewick to Bellingham: 169 (#10 most common destination from Kennewick)
- Net migration: 45 to Kennewick
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#9. Boise City, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Boise City in 2015-2019: 217
- Migration from Boise City to Bellingham: 71 (#65 most common destination from Boise City)
- Net migration: 146 to Boise City
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#8. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 237
- Migration from Phoenix to Bellingham: 138 (#135 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 99 to Phoenix
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#7. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 261
- Migration from Los Angeles to Bellingham: 459 (#89 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 198 to Bellingham
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#6. Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Olympia in 2015-2019: 333
- Migration from Olympia to Bellingham: 415 (#4 most common destination from Olympia)
- Net migration: 82 to Bellingham

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

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 335
- Migration from Portland to Bellingham: 593 (#27 most common destination from Portland)
- Net migration: 258 to Bellingham
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#4. Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Spokane in 2015-2019: 444
- Migration from Spokane to Bellingham: 703 (#6 most common destination from Spokane)
- Net migration: 259 to Bellingham
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#3. Yakima, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima in 2015-2019: 693
- Migration from Yakima to Bellingham: 35 (#28 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 658 to Yakima
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#2. Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Mount Vernon in 2015-2019: 1,305
- Migration from Mount Vernon to Bellingham: 939 (#2 most common destination from Mount Vernon)
- Net migration: 366 to Mount Vernon
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#1. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 2,462
- Migration from Seattle to Bellingham: 3,916 (#7 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 1,454 to Bellingham

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