Where people in Beckley are moving to most

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

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

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#47. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Durham in 2015-2019: 10
- Migration from Durham to Beckley: 0
- Net migration: 10 to Durham
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#46. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 10
- Migration from St. Louis to Beckley: 0
- Net migration: 10 to St. Louis
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#45. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 10
- Migration from Fayetteville to Beckley: 10 (#178 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Net migration: 0 to Beckley
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#44. Roanoke, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Roanoke in 2015-2019: 10
- Migration from Roanoke to Beckley: 25 (#66 most common destination from Roanoke)
- Net migration: 15 to Beckley
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#43. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 12
- Migration from Philadelphia to Beckley: 4 (#296 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Net migration: 8 to Philadelphia

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#42. Joplin, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Joplin in 2015-2019: 14
- Migration from Joplin to Beckley: 0
- Net migration: 14 to Joplin
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#41. Rochester, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Rochester in 2015-2019: 16
- Migration from Rochester to Beckley: 9 (#176 most common destination from Rochester)
- Net migration: 7 to Rochester
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#40. Dayton-Kettering, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton in 2015-2019: 17
- Migration from Dayton to Beckley: 12 (#156 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 5 to Dayton
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#39. Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Deltona in 2015-2019: 18
- Migration from Deltona to Beckley: 0
- Net migration: 18 to Deltona
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#38. Homosassa Springs, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Homosassa Springs in 2015-2019: 18
- Migration from Homosassa Springs to Beckley: 0
- Net migration: 18 to Homosassa Springs

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#37. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 19
- Migration from Cincinnati to Beckley: 0
- Net migration: 19 to Cincinnati
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#36. Winchester, VA-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Winchester in 2015-2019: 20
- Migration from Winchester to Beckley: 0
- Net migration: 20 to Winchester
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#35. Richmond, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Richmond in 2015-2019: 20
- Migration from Richmond to Beckley: 9 (#190 most common destination from Richmond)
- Net migration: 11 to Richmond
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#34. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland in 2015-2019: 20
- Migration from Cleveland to Beckley: 61 (#120 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 41 to Beckley
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#33. Wheeling, WV-OH Metro Area

- Migration to Wheeling in 2015-2019: 22
- Migration from Wheeling to Beckley: 70 (#12 most common destination from Wheeling)
- Net migration: 48 to Beckley

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

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 23
- Migration from Dallas to Beckley: 0
- Net migration: 23 to Dallas
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#31. Punta Gorda, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Punta Gorda in 2015-2019: 23
- Migration from Punta Gorda to Beckley: 0
- Net migration: 23 to Punta Gorda
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#30. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 24
- Migration from Jacksonville to Beckley: 0
- Net migration: 24 to Jacksonville
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#29. York-Hanover, PA Metro Area

- Migration to York in 2015-2019: 27
- Migration from York to Beckley: 0
- Net migration: 27 to York
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#28. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Pensacola in 2015-2019: 29
- Migration from Pensacola to Beckley: 6 (#178 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Net migration: 23 to Pensacola

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

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 32
- Migration from Austin to Beckley: 0
- Net migration: 32 to Austin
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#26. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 32
- Migration from San Diego to Beckley: 0
- Net migration: 32 to San Diego
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#25. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose in 2015-2019: 34
- Migration from San Jose to Beckley: 0
- Net migration: 34 to San Jose
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#24. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Nashville in 2015-2019: 39
- Migration from Nashville to Beckley: 39 (#165 most common destination from Nashville)
- Net migration: 0 to Beckley
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#23. Johnson City, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City in 2015-2019: 41
- Migration from Johnson City to Beckley: 0
- Net migration: 41 to Johnson City

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#22. Lexington-Fayette, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Lexington in 2015-2019: 43
- Migration from Lexington to Beckley: 24 (#100 most common destination from Lexington)
- Net migration: 19 to Lexington
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#21. Wilmington, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Wilmington in 2015-2019: 45
- Migration from Wilmington to Beckley: 0
- Net migration: 45 to Wilmington
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#20. Kingsport-Bristol, TN-VA Metro Area

- Migration to Kingsport in 2015-2019: 46
- Migration from Kingsport to Beckley: 31 (#53 most common destination from Kingsport)
- Net migration: 15 to Kingsport
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#19. Jacksonville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 55
- Migration from Jacksonville to Beckley: 0
- Net migration: 55 to Jacksonville
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#18. Tuscaloosa, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa in 2015-2019: 60
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Beckley: 0
- Net migration: 60 to Tuscaloosa

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#17. Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Albany in 2015-2019: 64
- Migration from Albany to Beckley: 0
- Net migration: 64 to Albany
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#16. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 65
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Beckley: 42 (#179 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 23 to Virginia Beach
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#15. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa in 2015-2019: 71
- Migration from Tulsa to Beckley: 0
- Net migration: 71 to Tulsa
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#14. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to New Orleans in 2015-2019: 73
- Migration from New Orleans to Beckley: 0
- Net migration: 73 to New Orleans
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#13. Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Oshkosh in 2015-2019: 82
- Migration from Oshkosh to Beckley: 0
- Net migration: 82 to Oshkosh

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#12. Niles, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Niles in 2015-2019: 94
- Migration from Niles to Beckley: 0
- Net migration: 94 to Niles
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#11. Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Hagerstown in 2015-2019: 108
- Migration from Hagerstown to Beckley: 66 (#30 most common destination from Hagerstown)
- Net migration: 42 to Hagerstown
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#10. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Kansas City in 2015-2019: 114
- Migration from Kansas City to Beckley: 0
- Net migration: 114 to Kansas City
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#9. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Palm Bay in 2015-2019: 124
- Migration from Palm Bay to Beckley: 0
- Net migration: 124 to Palm Bay
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#8. Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metro Area

- Migration to Parkersburg in 2015-2019: 142
- Migration from Parkersburg to Beckley: 37 (#18 most common destination from Parkersburg)
- Net migration: 105 to Parkersburg

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#7. Blacksburg-Christiansburg, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Blacksburg in 2015-2019: 147
- Migration from Blacksburg to Beckley: 47 (#38 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Net migration: 100 to Blacksburg
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#6. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte in 2015-2019: 153
- Migration from Charlotte to Beckley: 35 (#194 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 118 to Charlotte
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#5. Greenville-Anderson, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville in 2015-2019: 163
- Migration from Greenville to Beckley: 15 (#137 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 148 to Greenville
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#4. Morgantown, WV Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown in 2015-2019: 232
- Migration from Morgantown to Beckley: 92 (#16 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 140 to Morgantown
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#3. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 258
- Migration from Washington to Beckley: 70 (#239 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 188 to Washington

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#2. Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metro Area

- Migration to Huntington in 2015-2019: 528
- Migration from Huntington to Beckley: 87 (#28 most common destination from Huntington)
- Net migration: 441 to Huntington
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#1. Charleston, WV Metro Area

- Migration to Charleston in 2015-2019: 600
- Migration from Charleston to Beckley: 568 (#2 most common destination from Charleston)
- Net migration: 32 to Charleston

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