Where people in Wausau are moving to most

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July 18, 2022
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Where people in Wausau are moving to most

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

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#50. Auburn-Opelika, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn in 2015-2019: 11
- Migration from Auburn to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 11 to Auburn
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#49. Chico, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Chico in 2015-2019: 12
- Migration from Chico to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 12 to Chico
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#48. Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Des Moines in 2015-2019: 12
- Migration from Des Moines to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 12 to Des Moines
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#47. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami in 2015-2019: 12
- Migration from Miami to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 12 to Miami
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#46. Sumter, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Sumter in 2015-2019: 12
- Migration from Sumter to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 12 to Sumter

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#45. Lawton, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Lawton in 2015-2019: 13
- Migration from Lawton to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 13 to Lawton
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#44. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 13
- Migration from Seattle to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 13 to Seattle
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#43. Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Kalamazoo in 2015-2019: 14
- Migration from Kalamazoo to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 14 to Kalamazoo
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#42. Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Oxnard in 2015-2019: 14
- Migration from Oxnard to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 14 to Oxnard
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#41. Manhattan, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Manhattan in 2015-2019: 15
- Migration from Manhattan to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 15 to Manhattan

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#40. Fargo, ND-MN Metro Area

- Migration to Fargo in 2015-2019: 16
- Migration from Fargo to Wausau: 35 (#46 most common destination from Fargo)
- Net migration: 19 to Wausau
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#39. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Baltimore in 2015-2019: 17
- Migration from Baltimore to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 17 to Baltimore
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#38. Rochester, MN Metro Area

- Migration to Rochester in 2015-2019: 17
- Migration from Rochester to Wausau: 13 (#70 most common destination from Rochester)
- Net migration: 4 to Rochester
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#37. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Killeen in 2015-2019: 18
- Migration from Killeen to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 18 to Killeen
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#36. Logan, UT-ID Metro Area

- Migration to Logan in 2015-2019: 18
- Migration from Logan to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 18 to Logan

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#35. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Tucson in 2015-2019: 21
- Migration from Tucson to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 21 to Tucson
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#34. Fort Wayne, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Wayne in 2015-2019: 23
- Migration from Fort Wayne to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 23 to Fort Wayne
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#33. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 26
- Migration from Washington to Wausau: 35 (#276 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 9 to Wausau
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#32. Ann Arbor, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor in 2015-2019: 27
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 27 to Ann Arbor
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#31. El Paso, TX Metro Area

- Migration to El Paso in 2015-2019: 31
- Migration from El Paso to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 31 to El Paso

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#30. Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Grand Rapids in 2015-2019: 32
- Migration from Grand Rapids to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 32 to Grand Rapids
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#29. Greenville-Anderson, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville in 2015-2019: 32
- Migration from Greenville to Wausau: 6 (#170 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 26 to Greenville
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#28. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 33
- Migration from Jacksonville to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 33 to Jacksonville
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#27. Wichita Falls, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita Falls in 2015-2019: 35
- Migration from Wichita Falls to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 35 to Wichita Falls
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#26. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 37
- Migration from Tampa to Wausau: 4 (#312 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 33 to Tampa

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#25. Sheboygan, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Sheboygan in 2015-2019: 39
- Migration from Sheboygan to Wausau: 47 (#15 most common destination from Sheboygan)
- Net migration: 8 to Wausau
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#24. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Columbus in 2015-2019: 44
- Migration from Columbus to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 44 to Columbus
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#23. St. Cloud, MN Metro Area

- Migration to St. Cloud in 2015-2019: 44
- Migration from St. Cloud to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 44 to St. Cloud
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#22. Duluth, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Duluth in 2015-2019: 45
- Migration from Duluth to Wausau: 97 (#18 most common destination from Duluth)
- Net migration: 52 to Wausau
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#21. Janesville-Beloit, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Janesville in 2015-2019: 46
- Migration from Janesville to Wausau: 24 (#32 most common destination from Janesville)
- Net migration: 22 to Janesville

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#20. Fond du Lac, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Fond du Lac in 2015-2019: 59
- Migration from Fond du Lac to Wausau: 22 (#22 most common destination from Fond du Lac)
- Net migration: 37 to Fond du Lac
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#19. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 62
- Migration from Phoenix to Wausau: 37 (#264 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 25 to Phoenix
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#18. Jacksonville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 83
- Migration from Jacksonville to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 83 to Jacksonville
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#17. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 88
- Migration from Denver to Wausau: 12 (#284 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 76 to Denver
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#16. Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Augusta in 2015-2019: 96
- Migration from Augusta to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 96 to Augusta

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#15. Kennewick-Richland, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Kennewick in 2015-2019: 104
- Migration from Kennewick to Wausau: 27 (#49 most common destination from Kennewick)
- Net migration: 77 to Kennewick
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#14. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 106
- Migration from Las Vegas to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 106 to Las Vegas
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#13. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

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

- Migration to Appleton in 2015-2019: 110
- Migration from Appleton to Wausau: 162 (#12 most common destination from Appleton)
- Net migration: 52 to Wausau
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#11. Green Bay, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Green Bay in 2015-2019: 115
- Migration from Green Bay to Wausau: 124 (#18 most common destination from Green Bay)
- Net migration: 9 to Wausau

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#10. Oshkosh-Neenah, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Oshkosh in 2015-2019: 119
- Migration from Oshkosh to Wausau: 47 (#29 most common destination from Oshkosh)
- Net migration: 72 to Oshkosh
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#9. La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN Metro Area

- Migration to La Crosse in 2015-2019: 179
- Migration from La Crosse to Wausau: 293 (#4 most common destination from La Crosse)
- Net migration: 114 to Wausau
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#8. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 226
- Migration from Chicago to Wausau: 328 (#129 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 102 to Wausau
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#7. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 252
- Migration from Minneapolis to Wausau: 153 (#89 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 99 to Minneapolis
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#6. Anchorage, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Anchorage in 2015-2019: 270
- Migration from Anchorage to Wausau: 0
- Net migration: 270 to Anchorage

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

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 274
- Migration from San Diego to Wausau: 12 (#286 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 262 to San Diego
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#4. Eau Claire, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Eau Claire in 2015-2019: 274
- Migration from Eau Claire to Wausau: 326 (#4 most common destination from Eau Claire)
- Net migration: 52 to Wausau
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#3. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 302
- Migration from Colorado Springs to Wausau: 5 (#260 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Net migration: 297 to Colorado Springs
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#2. Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Milwaukee in 2015-2019: 426
- Migration from Milwaukee to Wausau: 384 (#29 most common destination from Milwaukee)
- Net migration: 42 to Milwaukee
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#1. Madison, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Madison in 2015-2019: 598
- Migration from Madison to Wausau: 222 (#25 most common destination from Madison)
- Net migration: 376 to Madison

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