Metros sending the most people to Appleton

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Appleton

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

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

- Migration to Appleton from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 15 (#268 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Appleton to Philadelphia: 11 (#63 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 4 to Appleton
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#49. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Seattle in 2015-2019: 16 (#276 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Appleton to Seattle: 27 (#42 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 11 to Seattle
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#48. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 17 (#210 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Appleton to Pittsburgh: 0 (#98 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 17 to Appleton
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#47. Logan, UT-ID Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Logan in 2015-2019: 17 (#53 most common destination from Logan)
- Migration from Appleton to Logan: 12 (#60 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 5 to Appleton
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#46. Greenville-Anderson, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Greenville in 2015-2019: 18 (#131 most common destination from Greenville)
- Migration from Appleton to Greenville: 0 (#98 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 18 to Appleton

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

- Migration to Appleton from Houston in 2015-2019: 18 (#282 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Appleton to Houston: 0 (#98 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 18 to Appleton
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#44. Rockford, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Rockford in 2015-2019: 18 (#86 most common destination from Rockford)
- Migration from Appleton to Rockford: 0 (#98 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 18 to Appleton
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#43. Toledo, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Toledo in 2015-2019: 18 (#101 most common destination from Toledo)
- Migration from Appleton to Toledo: 0 (#98 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 18 to Appleton
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#42. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Orlando in 2015-2019: 18 (#231 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Appleton to Orlando: 56 (#25 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 38 to Orlando
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#41. Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Little Rock in 2015-2019: 19 (#130 most common destination from Little Rock)
- Migration from Appleton to Little Rock: 0 (#98 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 19 to Appleton

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#40. Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Louisville/Jefferson County in 2015-2019: 19 (#166 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Migration from Appleton to Louisville/Jefferson County: 21 (#47 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 2 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#39. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Portland in 2015-2019: 20 (#217 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Appleton to Portland: 0 (#98 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 20 to Appleton
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#38. St. George, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from St. George in 2015-2019: 21 (#45 most common destination from St. George)
- Migration from Appleton to St. George: 0 (#98 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 21 to Appleton
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#37. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Austin in 2015-2019: 22 (#213 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Appleton to Austin: 21 (#47 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 1 to Appleton
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#36. Bremerton-Silverdale-Port Orchard, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Bremerton in 2015-2019: 23 (#81 most common destination from Bremerton)
- Migration from Appleton to Bremerton: 10 (#64 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 13 to Appleton

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#35. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 23 (#216 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Appleton to San Francisco: 15 (#55 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 8 to Appleton
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#34. Fargo, ND-MN Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Fargo in 2015-2019: 24 (#62 most common destination from Fargo)
- Migration from Appleton to Fargo: 0 (#98 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 24 to Appleton
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#33. Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Waterloo in 2015-2019: 25 (#36 most common destination from Waterloo)
- Migration from Appleton to Waterloo: 0 (#98 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 25 to Appleton
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#32. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Riverside in 2015-2019: 25 (#232 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Appleton to Riverside: 22 (#44 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 3 to Appleton
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#31. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Cleveland in 2015-2019: 26 (#167 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Migration from Appleton to Cleveland: 0 (#98 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 26 to Appleton

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#30. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 28 (#208 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Appleton to Virginia Beach: 10 (#64 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 18 to Appleton
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#29. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from New York in 2015-2019: 28 (#293 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Appleton to New York: 69 (#19 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 41 to New York
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#28. Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Albuquerque in 2015-2019: 29 (#131 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Migration from Appleton to Albuquerque: 0 (#98 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 29 to Appleton
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#27. Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Deltona in 2015-2019: 31 (#99 most common destination from Deltona)
- Migration from Appleton to Deltona: 7 (#72 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 24 to Appleton
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#26. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Palm Bay in 2015-2019: 34 (#106 most common destination from Palm Bay)
- Migration from Appleton to Palm Bay: 37 (#34 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 3 to Palm Bay

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

- Migration to Appleton from San Diego in 2015-2019: 34 (#241 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Appleton to San Diego: 41 (#29 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 7 to San Diego
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#24. Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Lake Havasu City in 2015-2019: 37 (#44 most common destination from Lake Havasu City)
- Migration from Appleton to Lake Havasu City: 0 (#98 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 37 to Appleton
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#23. Eau Claire, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Eau Claire in 2015-2019: 38 (#24 most common destination from Eau Claire)
- Migration from Appleton to Eau Claire: 264 (#8 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 226 to Eau Claire
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#22. Knoxville, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Knoxville in 2015-2019: 41 (#100 most common destination from Knoxville)
- Migration from Appleton to Knoxville: 0 (#98 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 41 to Appleton
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#21. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Washington in 2015-2019: 42 (#267 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Appleton to Washington: 95 (#15 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 53 to Washington

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#20. Provo-Orem, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Provo in 2015-2019: 48 (#81 most common destination from Provo)
- Migration from Appleton to Provo: 16 (#53 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 32 to Appleton
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#19. Sheboygan, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Sheboygan in 2015-2019: 49 (#13 most common destination from Sheboygan)
- Migration from Appleton to Sheboygan: 114 (#13 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 65 to Sheboygan
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#18. St. Cloud, MN Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from St. Cloud in 2015-2019: 60 (#16 most common destination from St. Cloud)
- Migration from Appleton to St. Cloud: 71 (#18 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 11 to St. Cloud
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#17. Owensboro, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Owensboro in 2015-2019: 66 (#12 most common destination from Owensboro)
- Migration from Appleton to Owensboro: 8 (#69 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 58 to Appleton
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#16. Janesville-Beloit, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Janesville in 2015-2019: 66 (#12 most common destination from Janesville)
- Migration from Appleton to Janesville: 94 (#16 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 28 to Janesville

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#15. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 67 (#123 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Appleton to Indianapolis: 6 (#74 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 61 to Appleton
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#14. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Dallas in 2015-2019: 68 (#218 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Appleton to Dallas: 65 (#22 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 3 to Appleton
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#13. Racine, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Racine in 2015-2019: 77 (#19 most common destination from Racine)
- Migration from Appleton to Racine: 313 (#7 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 236 to Racine
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#12. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 107 (#182 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Appleton to Atlanta: 87 (#17 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 20 to Appleton
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#11. Wausau-Weston, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Wausau in 2015-2019: 110 (#12 most common destination from Wausau)
- Migration from Appleton to Wausau: 162 (#12 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 52 to Wausau

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#10. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Denver in 2015-2019: 113 (#134 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Appleton to Denver: 69 (#19 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 44 to Appleton
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#9. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 158 (#85 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Appleton to Minneapolis: 373 (#5 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 215 to Minneapolis
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#8. Madison, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Madison in 2015-2019: 165 (#32 most common destination from Madison)
- Migration from Appleton to Madison: 494 (#4 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 329 to Madison
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#7. Fond du Lac, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Fond du Lac in 2015-2019: 168 (#6 most common destination from Fond du Lac)
- Migration from Appleton to Fond du Lac: 186 (#10 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 18 to Fond du Lac
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#6. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 172 (#117 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Appleton to Phoenix: 63 (#23 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 109 to Appleton

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#5. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Chicago in 2015-2019: 228 (#152 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Appleton to Chicago: 336 (#6 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 108 to Chicago
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#4. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Sacramento in 2015-2019: 245 (#55 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Migration from Appleton to Sacramento: 12 (#60 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 233 to Appleton
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#3. Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Milwaukee in 2015-2019: 657 (#12 most common destination from Milwaukee)
- Migration from Appleton to Milwaukee: 577 (#3 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 80 to Appleton
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#2. Green Bay, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Green Bay in 2015-2019: 1,715 (#1 most common destination from Green Bay)
- Migration from Appleton to Green Bay: 1,563 (#2 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 152 to Appleton
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#1. Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Appleton from Oshkosh in 2015-2019: 2,842 (#1 most common destination from Oshkosh)
- Migration from Appleton to Oshkosh: 3,530 (#1 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 688 to Oshkosh

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