The U.S. city with the most transplants for 2022 is right here in the state of Colorado.
According to a report from Pro Mover Reviews, Colorado is home to two major metro cities that are ranked in the top 15 U.S. cities with the highest amount of non-natives.
Population Growth Has Slowed in Colorado
Previously, growth in the state of Colorado was booming. While not as many people are moving to the state as before, there are plenty of people that are still making the move according to data from the State Demography Office.
Non-Natives Living in Colorado
Natives to Colorado are loud and proud, but non-natives have propelled one Colorado city to the top ranking when it comes to being the top U.S. city for transplants.
While most would be quick to assume that Denver is responsible for the non-native migration, that actually isn't true.
Based on U.S. Census Bureau data, Colorado Springs is home to the most transplants in the entire country!
Colorado Cities That Are Home to Transplants
Colorado Springs is home to 58.71% of transplants from another state, making it one of 5 U.S. cities with more than 50% of transplants accounting for the population.
Colorado Springs has a population of approximately 500,000 people, meaning that over 293,000 people in the city were born outside of Colorado.
Of course, the second most popular Colorado metro is the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood area with 43.65% of the population being born in another state. The Denver metro ranks at #11 on the top 15 U.S. cities with the most transplants.
If you want to see the full list of U.S. cities with the highest number of transplants, click here.
Colorado Springs Has Lots of Things to Love
Colorado Springs is home to:
- The Garden of the Gods
- Pikes Peak
- The Cheyanne Mountain Zoo
- The Manitou Cliff Dwellings
- and so much more!
Migration is completely normal and has been occurring since the dawn of time. If you think your city is being overrun by transplants, then be proud! Obviously, it means there are lots of things to appreciate in your city or state.