Where are people moving when they leave Charleston, West Virginia?

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(STACKER)—Stacker compiled a list of where people in Charleston 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 Charleston between 2014 and 2018. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#25. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ Metro Area

– Migration to Phoenix in 2014-2018: 69
– Migration from Phoenix to Charleston: 71 (#212 most common destination from Phoenix)
– Net migration: 2 to Charleston

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#24. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

– Migration to Tampa in 2014-2018: 70
– Migration from Tampa to Charleston: 0
– Net migration: 70 to Tampa

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#23. Parkersburg-Vienna, WV Metro Area

– Migration to Parkersburg in 2014-2018: 70
– Migration from Parkersburg to Charleston: 88 (#6 most common destination from Parkersburg)
– Net migration: 18 to Charleston

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#22. Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metro Area

– Migration to Kingsport in 2014-2018: 73
– Migration from Kingsport to Charleston: 0
– Net migration: 73 to Kingsport

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#21. Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metro Area

– Migration to Florence in 2014-2018: 76
– Migration from Florence to Charleston: 0
– Net migration: 76 to Florence

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#20. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metro Area

– Migration to Myrtle Beach in 2014-2018: 77
– Migration from Myrtle Beach to Charleston: 0
– Net migration: 77 to Myrtle Beach

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#19. San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

– Migration to San Diego in 2014-2018: 84
– Migration from San Diego to Charleston: 0
– Net migration: 84 to San Diego

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#18. Tyler, TX Metro Area

– Migration to Tyler in 2014-2018: 84
– Migration from Tyler to Charleston: 0
– Net migration: 84 to Tyler

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#17. Wheeling, WV-OH Metro Area

– Migration to Wheeling in 2014-2018: 84
– Migration from Wheeling to Charleston: 59 (#16 most common destination from Wheeling)
– Net migration: 25 to Wheeling

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#16. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

– Migration to Charlotte in 2014-2018: 84
– Migration from Charlotte to Charleston: 98 (#119 most common destination from Charlotte)
– Net migration: 14 to Charleston

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#15. Austin-Round Rock, TX Metro Area

– Migration to Austin in 2014-2018: 92
– Migration from Austin to Charleston: 0
– Net migration: 92 to Austin

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#14. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

– Migration to Minneapolis in 2014-2018: 94
– Migration from Minneapolis to Charleston: 17 (#247 most common destination from Minneapolis)
– Net migration: 77 to Minneapolis

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#13. Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metro Area

– Migration to Augusta in 2014-2018: 101
– Migration from Augusta to Charleston: 0
– Net migration: 101 to Augusta

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#12. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

– Migration to Pittsburgh in 2014-2018: 105
– Migration from Pittsburgh to Charleston: 123 (#92 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
– Net migration: 18 to Charleston

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

– Migration to Houston in 2014-2018: 122
– Migration from Houston to Charleston: 0
– Net migration: 122 to Houston

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#10. Richmond, VA Metro Area

– Migration to Richmond in 2014-2018: 125
– Migration from Richmond to Charleston: 34 (#130 most common destination from Richmond)
– Net migration: 91 to Richmond

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#9. Akron, OH Metro Area

– Migration to Akron in 2014-2018: 126
– Migration from Akron to Charleston: 14 (#116 most common destination from Akron)
– Net migration: 112 to Akron

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#8. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

– Migration to North Port in 2014-2018: 131
– Migration from North Port to Charleston: 0
– Net migration: 131 to North Port

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

– Migration to Washington in 2014-2018: 165
– Migration from Washington to Charleston: 387 (#109 most common destination from Washington)
– Net migration: 222 to Charleston

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#6. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

– Migration to Seattle in 2014-2018: 211
– Migration from Seattle to Charleston: 0
– Net migration: 211 to Seattle

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#5. Lexington-Fayette, KY Metro Area

– Migration to Lexington in 2014-2018: 298
– Migration from Lexington to Charleston: 33 (#80 most common destination from Lexington)
– Net migration: 265 to Lexington

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#4. Columbus, OH Metro Area

– Migration to Columbus in 2014-2018: 330
– Migration from Columbus to Charleston: 214 (#55 most common destination from Columbus)
– Net migration: 116 to Columbus

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#3. Morgantown, WV Metro Area

– Migration to Morgantown in 2014-2018: 495
– Migration from Morgantown to Charleston: 256 (#4 most common destination from Morgantown)
– Net migration: 239 to Morgantown

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#2. Beckley, WV Metro Area

– Migration to Beckley in 2014-2018: 529
– Migration from Beckley to Charleston: 637 (#2 most common destination from Beckley)
– Net migration: 108 to Charleston

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#1. Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metro Area

– Migration to Huntington in 2014-2018: 1,211
– Migration from Huntington to Charleston: 1,799 (#1 most common destination from Huntington)
– Net migration: 588 to Charleston

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