Where people in Mercer County, WV are moving to most

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

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

#30. Montgomery County, Virginia
- Migration to Montgomery County, Virginia in 2015-2019: 21
- Migration from Montgomery County, Virginia to Mercer County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 21 to Montgomery County, Virginia

#29. Bland County, Virginia
- Migration to Bland County, Virginia in 2015-2019: 21
- Migration from Bland County, Virginia to Mercer County, West Virginia: 23
- Net migration: 2 to Mercer County, West Virginia

#28. Alexander County, North Carolina
- Migration to Alexander County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 22
- Migration from Alexander County, North Carolina to Mercer County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 22 to Alexander County, North Carolina

#27. Cuyahoga County, Ohio
- Migration to Cuyahoga County, Ohio in 2015-2019: 23
- Migration from Cuyahoga County, Ohio to Mercer County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 23 to Cuyahoga County, Ohio

#26. Santa Clara County, California
- Migration to Santa Clara County, California in 2015-2019: 25
- Migration from Santa Clara County, California to Mercer County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 25 to Santa Clara County, California

#25. Harnett County, North Carolina
- Migration to Harnett County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 25
- Migration from Harnett County, North Carolina to Mercer County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 25 to Harnett County, North Carolina

#24. Prince George's County, Maryland
- Migration to Prince George's County, Maryland in 2015-2019: 27
- Migration from Prince George's County, Maryland to Mercer County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 27 to Prince George's County, Maryland

#23. Randolph County, West Virginia
- Migration to Randolph County, West Virginia in 2015-2019: 27
- Migration from Randolph County, West Virginia to Mercer County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 27 to Randolph County, West Virginia

#22. Kanawha County, West Virginia
- Migration to Kanawha County, West Virginia in 2015-2019: 27
- Migration from Kanawha County, West Virginia to Mercer County, West Virginia: 10
- Net migration: 17 to Kanawha County, West Virginia

#21. Cumberland County, New Jersey
- Migration to Cumberland County, New Jersey in 2015-2019: 32
- Migration from Cumberland County, New Jersey to Mercer County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 32 to Cumberland County, New Jersey

#20. Forsyth County, North Carolina
- Migration to Forsyth County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 32
- Migration from Forsyth County, North Carolina to Mercer County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 32 to Forsyth County, North Carolina

#19. Fairfax County, Virginia
- Migration to Fairfax County, Virginia in 2015-2019: 32
- Migration from Fairfax County, Virginia to Mercer County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 32 to Fairfax County, Virginia

#18. Cabell County, West Virginia
- Migration to Cabell County, West Virginia in 2015-2019: 32
- Migration from Cabell County, West Virginia to Mercer County, West Virginia: 34
- Net migration: 2 to Mercer County, West Virginia

#17. Harris County, Texas
- Migration to Harris County, Texas in 2015-2019: 35
- Migration from Harris County, Texas to Mercer County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 35 to Harris County, Texas

#16. McDowell County, West Virginia
- Migration to McDowell County, West Virginia in 2015-2019: 41
- Migration from McDowell County, West Virginia to Mercer County, West Virginia: 357
- Net migration: 316 to Mercer County, West Virginia

#15. Pasco County, Florida
- Migration to Pasco County, Florida in 2015-2019: 42
- Migration from Pasco County, Florida to Mercer County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 42 to Pasco County, Florida

#14. Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
- Migration to Mecklenburg County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 43
- Migration from Mecklenburg County, North Carolina to Mercer County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 43 to Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

#13. Greenbrier County, West Virginia
- Migration to Greenbrier County, West Virginia in 2015-2019: 43
- Migration from Greenbrier County, West Virginia to Mercer County, West Virginia: 72
- Net migration: 29 to Mercer County, West Virginia

#12. Marion County, West Virginia
- Migration to Marion County, West Virginia in 2015-2019: 45
- Migration from Marion County, West Virginia to Mercer County, West Virginia: 87
- Net migration: 42 to Mercer County, West Virginia

#11. Buchanan County, Virginia
- Migration to Buchanan County, Virginia in 2015-2019: 47
- Migration from Buchanan County, Virginia to Mercer County, West Virginia: 22
- Net migration: 25 to Buchanan County, Virginia

#10. Durham County, North Carolina
- Migration to Durham County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 48
- Migration from Durham County, North Carolina to Mercer County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 48 to Durham County, North Carolina

#9. Washington County, Tennessee
- Migration to Washington County, Tennessee in 2015-2019: 53
- Migration from Washington County, Tennessee to Mercer County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 53 to Washington County, Tennessee

#8. Summers County, West Virginia
- Migration to Summers County, West Virginia in 2015-2019: 54
- Migration from Summers County, West Virginia to Mercer County, West Virginia: 95
- Net migration: 41 to Mercer County, West Virginia

#7. Guilford County, North Carolina
- Migration to Guilford County, North Carolina in 2015-2019: 68
- Migration from Guilford County, North Carolina to Mercer County, West Virginia: 88
- Net migration: 20 to Mercer County, West Virginia

#6. DeSoto County, Mississippi
- Migration to DeSoto County, Mississippi in 2015-2019: 70
- Migration from DeSoto County, Mississippi to Mercer County, West Virginia: 0
- Net migration: 70 to DeSoto County, Mississippi

#5. Monongalia County, West Virginia
- Migration to Monongalia County, West Virginia in 2015-2019: 91
- Migration from Monongalia County, West Virginia to Mercer County, West Virginia: 7
- Net migration: 84 to Monongalia County, West Virginia

#4. Monroe County, West Virginia
- Migration to Monroe County, West Virginia in 2015-2019: 100
- Migration from Monroe County, West Virginia to Mercer County, West Virginia: 75
- Net migration: 25 to Monroe County, West Virginia

#3. Virginia Beach city, Virginia
- Migration to Virginia Beach city, Virginia in 2015-2019: 108
- Migration from Virginia Beach city, Virginia to Mercer County, West Virginia: 34
- Net migration: 74 to Virginia Beach city, Virginia

#2. Raleigh County, West Virginia
- Migration to Raleigh County, West Virginia in 2015-2019: 321
- Migration from Raleigh County, West Virginia to Mercer County, West Virginia: 47
- Net migration: 274 to Raleigh County, West Virginia

#1. Tazewell County, Virginia
- Migration to Tazewell County, Virginia in 2015-2019: 418
- Migration from Tazewell County, Virginia to Mercer County, West Virginia: 146
- Net migration: 272 to Tazewell County, Virginia

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