Where people in Kanawha County, WV are moving to most

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September 20, 2022
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Where people in Kanawha County, WV are moving to most

To learn more about migration patterns in the U.S., Stacker compiled a list of where people in Kanawha County, West 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 Kanawha County, WV between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#30. Brunswick County, North Carolina

- Migration to Brunswick County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 67
- Migration from Brunswick County, North Carolina to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 67 to Brunswick County, North Carolina
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#29. Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

- Migration to Mecklenburg County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 67
- Migration from Mecklenburg County, North Carolina to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 67 to Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
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#28. Placer County, California

- Migration to Placer County, California in 2015-2019: 67
- Migration from Placer County, California to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 28
- Net migration: 39 to Placer County, California
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#27. Tallahatchie County, Mississippi

- Migration to Tallahatchie County, Mississippi in 2015-2019: 69
- Migration from Tallahatchie County, Mississippi to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 69 to Tallahatchie County, Mississippi
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#26. Knox County, Ohio

- Migration to Knox County, Ohio in 2015-2019: 69
- Migration from Knox County, Ohio to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 69 to Knox County, Ohio
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#25. Smith County, Texas

- Migration to Smith County, Texas in 2015-2019: 71
- Migration from Smith County, Texas to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 71 to Smith County, Texas
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#24. Montgomery County, Maryland

- Migration to Montgomery County, Maryland in 2015-2019: 72
- Migration from Montgomery County, Maryland to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 26
- Net migration: 46 to Montgomery County, Maryland
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#23. Pike County, Kentucky

- Migration to Pike County, Kentucky in 2015-2019: 74
- Migration from Pike County, Kentucky to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 74 to Pike County, Kentucky
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#22. San Diego County, California

- Migration to San Diego County, California in 2015-2019: 76
- Migration from San Diego County, California to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 7
- Net migration: 69 to San Diego County, California
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#21. Pinal County, Arizona

- Migration to Pinal County, Arizona in 2015-2019: 81
- Migration from Pinal County, Arizona to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 81 to Pinal County, Arizona
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#20. Chesterfield County, Virginia

- Migration to Chesterfield County, Virginia in 2015-2019: 84
- Migration from Chesterfield County, Virginia to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 84 to Chesterfield County, Virginia
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#19. Wood County, West Virginia

- Migration to Wood County, West Virginia in 2015-2019: 84
- Migration from Wood County, West Virginia to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 42
- Net migration: 42 to Wood County, West Virginia
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#18. Pierce County, Washington

- Migration to Pierce County, Washington in 2015-2019: 86
- Migration from Pierce County, Washington to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 86 to Pierce County, Washington
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#17. Jackson County, West Virginia

- Migration to Jackson County, West Virginia in 2015-2019: 87
- Migration from Jackson County, West Virginia to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 308
- Net migration: 221 to Kanawha County, West Virginia
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#16. Harrison County, West Virginia

- Migration to Harrison County, West Virginia in 2015-2019: 93
- Migration from Harrison County, West Virginia to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 93 to Harrison County, West Virginia
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#15. Washington, D.C.

- Migration to Washington, D.C. in 2015-2019: 108
- Migration from Washington, D.C. to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 24
- Net migration: 84 to Washington, D.C.
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#14. Fayette County, Kentucky

- Migration to Fayette County, Kentucky in 2015-2019: 111
- Migration from Fayette County, Kentucky to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 29
- Net migration: 82 to Fayette County, Kentucky
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#13. Jessamine County, Kentucky

- Migration to Jessamine County, Kentucky in 2015-2019: 124
- Migration from Jessamine County, Kentucky to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 124 to Jessamine County, Kentucky
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#12. Summit County, Ohio

- Migration to Summit County, Ohio in 2015-2019: 126
- Migration from Summit County, Ohio to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 126 to Summit County, Ohio
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#11. Richmond County, Georgia

- Migration to Richmond County, Georgia in 2015-2019: 130
- Migration from Richmond County, Georgia to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 130 to Richmond County, Georgia
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#10. Sarasota County, Florida

- Migration to Sarasota County, Florida in 2015-2019: 137
- Migration from Sarasota County, Florida to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 137 to Sarasota County, Florida
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#9. Harris County, Texas

- Migration to Harris County, Texas in 2015-2019: 137
- Migration from Harris County, Texas to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 137 to Harris County, Texas
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#8. King County, Washington

- Migration to King County, Washington in 2015-2019: 144
- Migration from King County, Washington to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 144 to King County, Washington
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#7. Boone County, West Virginia

- Migration to Boone County, West Virginia in 2015-2019: 160
- Migration from Boone County, West Virginia to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 239
- Net migration: 79 to Kanawha County, West Virginia
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#6. Franklin County, Ohio

- Migration to Franklin County, Ohio in 2015-2019: 168
- Migration from Franklin County, Ohio to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 170
- Net migration: 2 to Kanawha County, West Virginia
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#5. Roane County, West Virginia

- Migration to Roane County, West Virginia in 2015-2019: 278
- Migration from Roane County, West Virginia to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 172
- Net migration: 106 to Roane County, West Virginia
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#4. Raleigh County, West Virginia

- Migration to Raleigh County, West Virginia in 2015-2019: 288
- Migration from Raleigh County, West Virginia to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 263
- Net migration: 25 to Raleigh County, West Virginia
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#3. Monongalia County, West Virginia

- Migration to Monongalia County, West Virginia in 2015-2019: 320
- Migration from Monongalia County, West Virginia to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 259
- Net migration: 61 to Monongalia County, West Virginia
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#2. Cabell County, West Virginia

- Migration to Cabell County, West Virginia in 2015-2019: 543
- Migration from Cabell County, West Virginia to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 252
- Net migration: 291 to Cabell County, West Virginia
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#1. Putnam County, West Virginia

- Migration to Putnam County, West Virginia in 2015-2019: 662
- Migration from Putnam County, West Virginia to Kanawha County, West Virginia: 977
- Net migration: 315 to Kanawha County, West Virginia

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