Metros sending the most people to Wausau

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Wausau

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

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#50. Medford, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Medford in 2015-2019: 11 (#80 most common destination from Medford)
- Migration from Wausau to Medford: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 11 to Wausau
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#49. Hot Springs, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Hot Springs in 2015-2019: 12 (#33 most common destination from Hot Springs)
- Migration from Wausau to Hot Springs: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 12 to Wausau
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#48. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Denver in 2015-2019: 12 (#284 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Wausau to Denver: 88 (#17 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 76 to Denver
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#47. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from San Diego in 2015-2019: 12 (#286 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Wausau to San Diego: 274 (#4 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 262 to San Diego
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#46. Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Poughkeepsie in 2015-2019: 13 (#137 most common destination from Poughkeepsie)
- Migration from Wausau to Poughkeepsie: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 13 to Wausau

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#45. Rochester, MN Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Rochester in 2015-2019: 13 (#70 most common destination from Rochester)
- Migration from Wausau to Rochester: 17 (#38 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 4 to Rochester
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#44. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 14 (#328 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Wausau to Los Angeles: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 14 to Wausau
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#43. Mankato, MN Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Mankato in 2015-2019: 14 (#31 most common destination from Mankato)
- Migration from Wausau to Mankato: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 14 to Wausau
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#42. Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Harrisburg in 2015-2019: 16 (#124 most common destination from Harrisburg)
- Migration from Wausau to Harrisburg: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 16 to Wausau
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#41. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Detroit in 2015-2019: 16 (#234 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Wausau to Detroit: 6 (#60 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 10 to Wausau

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#40. Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Crestview in 2015-2019: 17 (#113 most common destination from Crestview)
- Migration from Wausau to Crestview: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 17 to Wausau
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#39. Sioux Falls, SD Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Sioux Falls in 2015-2019: 17 (#73 most common destination from Sioux Falls)
- Migration from Wausau to Sioux Falls: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 17 to Wausau
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#38. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from North Port in 2015-2019: 18 (#163 most common destination from North Port)
- Migration from Wausau to North Port: 7 (#56 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 11 to Wausau
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#37. Cheyenne, WY Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Cheyenne in 2015-2019: 19 (#63 most common destination from Cheyenne)
- Migration from Wausau to Cheyenne: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 19 to Wausau
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#36. Lancaster, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Lancaster in 2015-2019: 19 (#96 most common destination from Lancaster)
- Migration from Wausau to Lancaster: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 19 to Wausau

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

- Migration to Wausau from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 19 (#254 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Wausau to Philadelphia: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 19 to Wausau
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#34. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Dallas in 2015-2019: 19 (#296 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Wausau to Dallas: 110 (#12 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 91 to Dallas
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#33. Dayton-Kettering, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Dayton in 2015-2019: 21 (#130 most common destination from Dayton)
- Migration from Wausau to Dayton: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 21 to Wausau
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#32. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 22 (#199 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Wausau to Pittsburgh: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 22 to Wausau
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#31. Rochester, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Rochester in 2015-2019: 22 (#138 most common destination from Rochester)
- Migration from Wausau to Rochester: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 22 to Wausau

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#30. Tyler, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Tyler in 2015-2019: 22 (#37 most common destination from Tyler)
- Migration from Wausau to Tyler: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 22 to Wausau
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#29. Fond du Lac, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Fond du Lac in 2015-2019: 22 (#22 most common destination from Fond du Lac)
- Migration from Wausau to Fond du Lac: 59 (#20 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 37 to Fond du Lac
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#28. Rapid City, SD Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Rapid City in 2015-2019: 24 (#55 most common destination from Rapid City)
- Migration from Wausau to Rapid City: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 24 to Wausau
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#27. Janesville-Beloit, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Janesville in 2015-2019: 24 (#32 most common destination from Janesville)
- Migration from Wausau to Janesville: 46 (#21 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 22 to Janesville
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#26. Midland, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Midland in 2015-2019: 27 (#29 most common destination from Midland)
- Migration from Wausau to Midland: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 27 to Wausau

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#25. Kennewick-Richland, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Kennewick in 2015-2019: 27 (#49 most common destination from Kennewick)
- Migration from Wausau to Kennewick: 104 (#15 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 77 to Kennewick
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#24. Brownsville-Harlingen, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Brownsville in 2015-2019: 31 (#46 most common destination from Brownsville)
- Migration from Wausau to Brownsville: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 31 to Wausau
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#23. Peoria, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Peoria in 2015-2019: 33 (#84 most common destination from Peoria)
- Migration from Wausau to Peoria: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 33 to Wausau
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#22. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 34 (#261 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Wausau to Atlanta: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 34 to Wausau
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#21. Fargo, ND-MN Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Fargo in 2015-2019: 35 (#46 most common destination from Fargo)
- Migration from Wausau to Fargo: 16 (#40 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 19 to Wausau

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#20. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Washington in 2015-2019: 35 (#276 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Wausau to Washington: 26 (#33 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 9 to Wausau
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#19. Reading, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Reading in 2015-2019: 36 (#52 most common destination from Reading)
- Migration from Wausau to Reading: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 36 to Wausau
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#18. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 37 (#264 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Wausau to Phoenix: 62 (#19 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 25 to Phoenix
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#17. Racine, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Racine in 2015-2019: 46 (#27 most common destination from Racine)
- Migration from Wausau to Racine: 1 (#64 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 45 to Wausau
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#16. Sheboygan, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Sheboygan in 2015-2019: 47 (#15 most common destination from Sheboygan)
- Migration from Wausau to Sheboygan: 39 (#25 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 8 to Wausau

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#15. Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Oshkosh in 2015-2019: 47 (#29 most common destination from Oshkosh)
- Migration from Wausau to Oshkosh: 119 (#10 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 72 to Oshkosh
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#14. Kankakee, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Kankakee in 2015-2019: 51 (#16 most common destination from Kankakee)
- Migration from Wausau to Kankakee: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 51 to Wausau
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#13. Lexington-Fayette, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Lexington in 2015-2019: 57 (#59 most common destination from Lexington)
- Migration from Wausau to Lexington: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 57 to Wausau
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#12. Johnson City, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Johnson City in 2015-2019: 59 (#28 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Migration from Wausau to Johnson City: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 59 to Wausau
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#11. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 76 (#90 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Migration from Wausau to Oklahoma City: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 76 to Wausau

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#10. Duluth, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Duluth in 2015-2019: 97 (#18 most common destination from Duluth)
- Migration from Wausau to Duluth: 45 (#22 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 52 to Wausau
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#9. Green Bay, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Green Bay in 2015-2019: 124 (#18 most common destination from Green Bay)
- Migration from Wausau to Green Bay: 115 (#11 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 9 to Wausau
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#8. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 153 (#89 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Wausau to Minneapolis: 252 (#7 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 99 to Minneapolis
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#7. Boise City, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Boise City in 2015-2019: 154 (#31 most common destination from Boise City)
- Migration from Wausau to Boise City: 0 (#86 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 154 to Wausau
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#6. Appleton, WI Metro Area

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

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#5. Madison, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Madison in 2015-2019: 222 (#25 most common destination from Madison)
- Migration from Wausau to Madison: 598 (#1 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 376 to Madison
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#4. La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from La Crosse in 2015-2019: 293 (#4 most common destination from La Crosse)
- Migration from Wausau to La Crosse: 179 (#9 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 114 to Wausau
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#3. Eau Claire, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Eau Claire in 2015-2019: 326 (#4 most common destination from Eau Claire)
- Migration from Wausau to Eau Claire: 274 (#4 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 52 to Wausau
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#2. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Chicago in 2015-2019: 328 (#129 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Wausau to Chicago: 226 (#8 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 102 to Wausau
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#1. Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Wausau from Milwaukee in 2015-2019: 384 (#29 most common destination from Milwaukee)
- Migration from Wausau to Milwaukee: 426 (#2 most common destination from Wausau)
- Net migration: 42 to Milwaukee

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