Metros sending the most people to Yakima

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April 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Yakima

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

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#50. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 18 (#244 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Yakima to St. Louis: 0 (#86 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 18 to Yakima
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#49. Lawrence, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Lawrence in 2015-2019: 21 (#61 most common destination from Lawrence)
- Migration from Yakima to Lawrence: 15 (#46 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 6 to Yakima
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#48. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Orlando in 2015-2019: 22 (#221 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Yakima to Orlando: 0 (#86 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 22 to Yakima
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#47. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Denver in 2015-2019: 23 (#252 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Yakima to Denver: 0 (#86 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 23 to Yakima
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#46. Stockton, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Stockton in 2015-2019: 23 (#97 most common destination from Stockton)
- Migration from Yakima to Stockton: 0 (#86 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 23 to Yakima

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#45. Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Mount Vernon in 2015-2019: 24 (#31 most common destination from Mount Vernon)
- Migration from Yakima to Mount Vernon: 12 (#51 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 12 to Yakima
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#44. Wenatchee, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Wenatchee in 2015-2019: 25 (#26 most common destination from Wenatchee)
- Migration from Yakima to Wenatchee: 152 (#8 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 127 to Wenatchee
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#43. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 27 (#183 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Yakima to Kansas City: 4 (#63 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 23 to Yakima
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#42. Bakersfield, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Bakersfield in 2015-2019: 28 (#93 most common destination from Bakersfield)
- Migration from Yakima to Bakersfield: 0 (#86 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 28 to Yakima
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#41. Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Santa Rosa in 2015-2019: 28 (#89 most common destination from Santa Rosa)
- Migration from Yakima to Santa Rosa: 0 (#86 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 28 to Yakima

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#40. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Charleston in 2015-2019: 28 (#127 most common destination from Charleston)
- Migration from Yakima to Charleston: 11 (#53 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 17 to Yakima
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#39. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from San Diego in 2015-2019: 28 (#251 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Yakima to San Diego: 35 (#28 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 7 to San Diego
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#38. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Austin in 2015-2019: 30 (#191 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Yakima to Austin: 0 (#86 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 30 to Yakima
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#37. Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Santa Cruz in 2015-2019: 32 (#53 most common destination from Santa Cruz)
- Migration from Yakima to Santa Cruz: 0 (#86 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 32 to Yakima
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#36. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 32 (#193 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Migration from Yakima to Las Vegas: 9 (#59 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 23 to Yakima

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#35. Anchorage, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Anchorage in 2015-2019: 32 (#122 most common destination from Anchorage)
- Migration from Yakima to Anchorage: 49 (#21 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 17 to Anchorage
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#34. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from McAllen in 2015-2019: 33 (#68 most common destination from McAllen)
- Migration from Yakima to McAllen: 232 (#6 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 199 to McAllen
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#33. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 34 (#178 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Yakima to Jacksonville: 0 (#86 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 34 to Yakima
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#32. Coeur d'Alene, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Coeur d'Alene in 2015-2019: 34 (#31 most common destination from Coeur d'Alene)
- Migration from Yakima to Coeur d'Alene: 48 (#22 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 14 to Coeur d'Alene
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#31. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 37 (#115 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Yakima to Fayetteville: 9 (#59 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 28 to Yakima

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#30. Mobile, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Mobile in 2015-2019: 39 (#51 most common destination from Mobile)
- Migration from Yakima to Mobile: 0 (#86 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 39 to Yakima
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#29. Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Lake Havasu City in 2015-2019: 43 (#40 most common destination from Lake Havasu City)
- Migration from Yakima to Lake Havasu City: 59 (#17 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 16 to Lake Havasu City
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#28. Missoula, MT Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Missoula in 2015-2019: 47 (#22 most common destination from Missoula)
- Migration from Yakima to Missoula: 0 (#86 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 47 to Yakima
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#27. Longview, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Longview in 2015-2019: 47 (#19 most common destination from Longview)
- Migration from Yakima to Longview: 24 (#37 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 23 to Yakima
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#26. Visalia, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Visalia in 2015-2019: 49 (#35 most common destination from Visalia)
- Migration from Yakima to Visalia: 0 (#86 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 49 to Yakima

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#25. Fresno, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Fresno in 2015-2019: 59 (#57 most common destination from Fresno)
- Migration from Yakima to Fresno: 35 (#28 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 24 to Yakima
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#24. Bremerton-Silverdale-Port Orchard, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Bremerton in 2015-2019: 74 (#33 most common destination from Bremerton)
- Migration from Yakima to Bremerton: 62 (#16 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 12 to Yakima
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#23. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 76 (#205 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Yakima to Phoenix: 55 (#19 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 21 to Yakima
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#22. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from New Orleans in 2015-2019: 78 (#84 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Migration from Yakima to New Orleans: 0 (#86 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 78 to Yakima
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#21. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Lakeland in 2015-2019: 90 (#54 most common destination from Lakeland)
- Migration from Yakima to Lakeland: 0 (#86 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 90 to Yakima

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

- Migration to Yakima from Washington in 2015-2019: 90 (#220 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Yakima to Washington: 0 (#86 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 90 to Yakima
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#19. Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Ogden in 2015-2019: 95 (#35 most common destination from Ogden)
- Migration from Yakima to Ogden: 0 (#86 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 95 to Yakima
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#18. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Chicago in 2015-2019: 98 (#217 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Yakima to Chicago: 18 (#43 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 80 to Yakima
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#17. Flagstaff, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Flagstaff in 2015-2019: 111 (#16 most common destination from Flagstaff)
- Migration from Yakima to Flagstaff: 0 (#86 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 111 to Yakima
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#16. Salinas, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Salinas in 2015-2019: 115 (#46 most common destination from Salinas)
- Migration from Yakima to Salinas: 14 (#49 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 101 to Yakima

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

- Migration to Yakima from Houston in 2015-2019: 118 (#161 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Yakima to Houston: 111 (#10 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 7 to Yakima
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#14. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from San Jose in 2015-2019: 121 (#74 most common destination from San Jose)
- Migration from Yakima to San Jose: 30 (#33 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 91 to Yakima
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#13. Boise City, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Boise City in 2015-2019: 132 (#36 most common destination from Boise City)
- Migration from Yakima to Boise City: 27 (#36 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 105 to Yakima
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#12. Walla Walla, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Walla Walla in 2015-2019: 132 (#8 most common destination from Walla Walla)
- Migration from Yakima to Walla Walla: 64 (#14 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 68 to Yakima
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#11. Richmond, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Richmond in 2015-2019: 138 (#55 most common destination from Richmond)
- Migration from Yakima to Richmond: 11 (#53 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 127 to Yakima

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#10. Salem, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Salem in 2015-2019: 170 (#11 most common destination from Salem)
- Migration from Yakima to Salem: 0 (#86 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 170 to Yakima
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#9. Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Olympia in 2015-2019: 184 (#20 most common destination from Olympia)
- Migration from Yakima to Olympia: 191 (#7 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 7 to Olympia
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#8. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Portland in 2015-2019: 190 (#73 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Yakima to Portland: 406 (#4 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 216 to Portland
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#7. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Tucson in 2015-2019: 211 (#39 most common destination from Tucson)
- Migration from Yakima to Tucson: 22 (#38 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 189 to Yakima
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#6. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from New York in 2015-2019: 240 (#170 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Yakima to New York: 39 (#26 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 201 to Yakima

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

- Migration to Yakima from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 244 (#132 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Yakima to Los Angeles: 54 (#20 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 190 to Yakima
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#4. Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Spokane in 2015-2019: 326 (#14 most common destination from Spokane)
- Migration from Yakima to Spokane: 629 (#3 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 303 to Spokane
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#3. Kennewick-Richland, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Kennewick in 2015-2019: 531 (#6 most common destination from Kennewick)
- Migration from Yakima to Kennewick: 1,017 (#2 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 486 to Kennewick
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#2. Bellingham, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Bellingham in 2015-2019: 693 (#3 most common destination from Bellingham)
- Migration from Yakima to Bellingham: 35 (#28 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 658 to Yakima
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#1. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Yakima from Seattle in 2015-2019: 1,770 (#17 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Yakima to Seattle: 1,424 (#1 most common destination from Yakima)
- Net migration: 346 to Yakima

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