Metros sending the most people to Morgantown

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April 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Morgantown

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

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#50. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Columbia in 2015-2019: 32 (#115 most common destination from Columbia)
- Migration from Morgantown to Columbia: 10 (#90 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 22 to Morgantown
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#49. Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Louisville/Jefferson County in 2015-2019: 35 (#127 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Migration from Morgantown to Louisville/Jefferson County: 11 (#85 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 24 to Morgantown
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#48. Charlottesville, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Charlottesville in 2015-2019: 36 (#60 most common destination from Charlottesville)
- Migration from Morgantown to Charlottesville: 0 (#138 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 36 to Morgantown
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#47. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Chicago in 2015-2019: 36 (#283 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Morgantown to Chicago: 7 (#98 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 29 to Morgantown
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#46. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Pensacola in 2015-2019: 38 (#115 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Migration from Morgantown to Pensacola: 0 (#138 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 38 to Morgantown

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#45. Terre Haute, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Terre Haute in 2015-2019: 38 (#26 most common destination from Terre Haute)
- Migration from Morgantown to Terre Haute: 0 (#138 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 38 to Morgantown
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#44. Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Providence in 2015-2019: 40 (#111 most common destination from Providence)
- Migration from Morgantown to Providence: 9 (#94 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 31 to Morgantown
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#43. Roanoke, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Roanoke in 2015-2019: 40 (#57 most common destination from Roanoke)
- Migration from Morgantown to Roanoke: 15 (#75 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 25 to Morgantown
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#42. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 41 (#278 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Morgantown to Los Angeles: 0 (#138 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 41 to Morgantown
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#41. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 42 (#160 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Migration from Morgantown to Colorado Springs: 40 (#40 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 2 to Morgantown

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#40. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from San Diego in 2015-2019: 46 (#222 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Morgantown to San Diego: 0 (#138 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 46 to Morgantown
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#39. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 46 (#173 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Morgantown to Charlotte: 89 (#18 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 43 to Charlotte
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#38. Spartanburg, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Spartanburg in 2015-2019: 51 (#26 most common destination from Spartanburg)
- Migration from Morgantown to Spartanburg: 0 (#138 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 51 to Morgantown
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#37. New Haven-Milford, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from New Haven in 2015-2019: 53 (#82 most common destination from New Haven)
- Migration from Morgantown to New Haven: 0 (#138 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 53 to Morgantown
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#36. Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Harrisburg in 2015-2019: 55 (#68 most common destination from Harrisburg)
- Migration from Morgantown to Harrisburg: 0 (#138 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 55 to Morgantown

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#35. Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Youngstown in 2015-2019: 59 (#42 most common destination from Youngstown)
- Migration from Morgantown to Youngstown: 0 (#138 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 59 to Morgantown
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#34. Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Grand Rapids in 2015-2019: 59 (#75 most common destination from Grand Rapids)
- Migration from Morgantown to Grand Rapids: 15 (#75 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 44 to Morgantown
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#33. Green Bay, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Green Bay in 2015-2019: 59 (#30 most common destination from Green Bay)
- Migration from Morgantown to Green Bay: 19 (#66 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 40 to Morgantown
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#32. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Columbus in 2015-2019: 59 (#125 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Morgantown to Columbus: 50 (#34 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 9 to Morgantown
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#31. Greensboro-High Point, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Greensboro in 2015-2019: 60 (#57 most common destination from Greensboro)
- Migration from Morgantown to Greensboro: 57 (#28 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 3 to Morgantown

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

- Migration to Morgantown from Dallas in 2015-2019: 63 (#224 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Morgantown to Dallas: 55 (#30 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 8 to Morgantown
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#29. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 65 (#152 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Morgantown to Minneapolis: 0 (#138 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 65 to Morgantown
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#28. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 65 (#131 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Morgantown to Kansas City: 59 (#27 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 6 to Morgantown
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#27. Savannah, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Savannah in 2015-2019: 69 (#63 most common destination from Savannah)
- Migration from Morgantown to Savannah: 0 (#138 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 69 to Morgantown
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#26. Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Allentown in 2015-2019: 70 (#67 most common destination from Allentown)
- Migration from Morgantown to Allentown: 6 (#101 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 64 to Morgantown

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#25. Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Buffalo in 2015-2019: 71 (#74 most common destination from Buffalo)
- Migration from Morgantown to Buffalo: 0 (#138 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 71 to Morgantown
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#24. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Charleston in 2015-2019: 73 (#74 most common destination from Charleston)
- Migration from Morgantown to Charleston: 14 (#78 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 59 to Morgantown
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#23. Akron, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Akron in 2015-2019: 73 (#52 most common destination from Akron)
- Migration from Morgantown to Akron: 22 (#58 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 51 to Morgantown
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#22. Erie, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Erie in 2015-2019: 74 (#36 most common destination from Erie)
- Migration from Morgantown to Erie: 33 (#46 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 41 to Morgantown
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#21. Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Hartford in 2015-2019: 76 (#86 most common destination from Hartford)
- Migration from Morgantown to Hartford: 0 (#138 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 76 to Morgantown

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#20. Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Chattanooga in 2015-2019: 88 (#43 most common destination from Chattanooga)
- Migration from Morgantown to Chattanooga: 0 (#138 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 88 to Morgantown
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#19. Johnstown, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Johnstown in 2015-2019: 91 (#9 most common destination from Johnstown)
- Migration from Morgantown to Johnstown: 0 (#138 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 91 to Morgantown
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#18. Richmond, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Richmond in 2015-2019: 95 (#75 most common destination from Richmond)
- Migration from Morgantown to Richmond: 33 (#46 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 62 to Morgantown
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#17. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Miami in 2015-2019: 99 (#161 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Morgantown to Miami: 38 (#42 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 61 to Morgantown
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#16. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Seattle in 2015-2019: 116 (#139 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Morgantown to Seattle: 43 (#37 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 73 to Morgantown

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

- Migration to Morgantown from Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 126 (#89 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Migration from Morgantown to Cincinnati: 22 (#58 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 104 to Morgantown
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#14. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Cleveland in 2015-2019: 133 (#72 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Migration from Morgantown to Cleveland: 62 (#24 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 71 to Morgantown
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#13. Cumberland, MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Cumberland in 2015-2019: 166 (#4 most common destination from Cumberland)
- Migration from Morgantown to Cumberland: 92 (#16 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 74 to Morgantown
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#12. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 219 (#80 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Morgantown to Baltimore: 68 (#22 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 151 to Morgantown
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#11. Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Weirton in 2015-2019: 232 (#4 most common destination from Weirton)
- Migration from Morgantown to Weirton: 56 (#29 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 176 to Morgantown

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#10. Beckley, WV Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Beckley in 2015-2019: 232 (#4 most common destination from Beckley)
- Migration from Morgantown to Beckley: 92 (#16 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 140 to Morgantown
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#9. Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Parkersburg in 2015-2019: 269 (#2 most common destination from Parkersburg)
- Migration from Morgantown to Parkersburg: 116 (#12 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 153 to Morgantown
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#8. Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Hagerstown in 2015-2019: 270 (#8 most common destination from Hagerstown)
- Migration from Morgantown to Hagerstown: 53 (#32 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 217 to Morgantown
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#7. Wheeling, WV-OH Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Wheeling in 2015-2019: 301 (#2 most common destination from Wheeling)
- Migration from Morgantown to Wheeling: 190 (#8 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 111 to Morgantown
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#6. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from New York in 2015-2019: 353 (#144 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Morgantown to New York: 363 (#3 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 10 to New York

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#5. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 400 (#84 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Morgantown to Philadelphia: 204 (#6 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 196 to Morgantown
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#4. Charleston, WV Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Charleston in 2015-2019: 400 (#3 most common destination from Charleston)
- Migration from Morgantown to Charleston: 307 (#4 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 93 to Morgantown
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#3. Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Huntington in 2015-2019: 535 (#5 most common destination from Huntington)
- Migration from Morgantown to Huntington: 203 (#7 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 332 to Morgantown
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#2. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 650 (#29 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Morgantown to Pittsburgh: 977 (#1 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 327 to Pittsburgh
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#1. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Morgantown from Washington in 2015-2019: 1,064 (#49 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Morgantown to Washington: 554 (#2 most common destination from Morgantown)
- Net migration: 510 to Morgantown

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