States where people in Alabama are getting new jobs

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August 31, 2021
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States where people in Alabama are getting new jobs

Jobs are one of the biggest reasons people move. Areas with growing job markets like Texas are gaining residents, while states with sluggish markets experience brain drain as workers move to places that can support their careers. Stacker analyzed data from the U.S. Census Bureau Jobs-to-Jobs Flows to determine the states where people from Oregon are finding the most new jobs. States are ranked by the number of people from Alabama that started a new job in the second quarter of 2020. Data is not available for Alaska, Arkansas, and Mississippi.

In Q2 2020, 10,885 people from Alabama started a job in another state. Keep reading to find out which states were most common.

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#20. Arizona

- Started a new job in Arizona from Alabama in Q2 2020: 100
--- 0.9% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Alabama from Arizona in Q2 2020: 111
--- #37 most common destination from Arizona
- Net job flow: 11 to Alabama
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#19. Washington

- Started a new job in Washington from Alabama in Q2 2020: 101
--- 0.9% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Alabama from Washington in Q2 2020: 116
--- #36 most common destination from Washington
- Net job flow: 15 to Alabama
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#18. Pennsylvania

- Started a new job in Pennsylvania from Alabama in Q2 2020: 111
--- 1.0% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Alabama from Pennsylvania in Q2 2020: 132
--- #30 most common destination from Pennsylvania
- Net job flow: 21 to Alabama
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#17. Missouri

- Started a new job in Missouri from Alabama in Q2 2020: 133
--- 1.2% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Alabama from Missouri in Q2 2020: 173
--- #25 most common destination from Missouri
- Net job flow: 40 to Alabama
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#16. Michigan

- Started a new job in Michigan from Alabama in Q2 2020: 165
--- 1.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Alabama from Michigan in Q2 2020: 147
--- #22 most common destination from Michigan
- Net job flow: 18 to Michigan
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#15. Indiana

- Started a new job in Indiana from Alabama in Q2 2020: 182
--- 1.7% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Alabama from Indiana in Q2 2020: 174
--- #18 most common destination from Indiana
- Net job flow: 8 to Indiana
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#14. New York

- Started a new job in New York from Alabama in Q2 2020: 183
--- 1.7% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Alabama from New York in Q2 2020: 133
--- #25 most common destination from New York
- Net job flow: 50 to New York
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#13. Kentucky

- Started a new job in Kentucky from Alabama in Q2 2020: 194
--- 1.8% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Alabama from Kentucky in Q2 2020: 223
--- #15 most common destination from Kentucky
- Net job flow: 29 to Alabama
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#12. Colorado

- Started a new job in Colorado from Alabama in Q2 2020: 200
--- 1.8% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Alabama from Colorado in Q2 2020: 197
--- #31 most common destination from Colorado
- Net job flow: 3 to Colorado
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#11. Ohio

- Started a new job in Ohio from Alabama in Q2 2020: 224
--- 2.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Alabama from Ohio in Q2 2020: 211
--- #20 most common destination from Ohio
- Net job flow: 13 to Ohio
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#10. Illinois

- Started a new job in Illinois from Alabama in Q2 2020: 226
--- 2.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Alabama from Illinois in Q2 2020: 184
--- #24 most common destination from Illinois
- Net job flow: 42 to Illinois
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#9. Virginia

- Started a new job in Virginia from Alabama in Q2 2020: 232
--- 2.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Alabama from Virginia in Q2 2020: 207
--- #21 most common destination from Virginia
- Net job flow: 25 to Virginia
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#8. California

- Started a new job in California from Alabama in Q2 2020: 260
--- 2.4% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Alabama from California in Q2 2020: 386
--- #36 most common destination from California
- Net job flow: 126 to Alabama
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#7. South Carolina

- Started a new job in South Carolina from Alabama in Q2 2020: 273
--- 2.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Alabama from South Carolina in Q2 2020: 266
--- #11 most common destination from South Carolina
- Net job flow: 7 to South Carolina
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#6. North Carolina

- Started a new job in North Carolina from Alabama in Q2 2020: 335
--- 3.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Alabama from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 297
--- #17 most common destination from North Carolina
- Net job flow: 38 to North Carolina
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#5. Louisiana

- Started a new job in Louisiana from Alabama in Q2 2020: 339
--- 3.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Alabama from Louisiana in Q2 2020: 455
--- #5 most common destination from Louisiana
- Net job flow: 116 to Alabama
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#4. Texas

- Started a new job in Texas from Alabama in Q2 2020: 841
--- 7.7% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Alabama from Texas in Q2 2020: 926
--- #19 most common destination from Texas
- Net job flow: 85 to Alabama
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#3. Tennessee

- Started a new job in Tennessee from Alabama in Q2 2020: 1,271
--- 11.7% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Alabama from Tennessee in Q2 2020: 1,350
--- #4 most common destination from Tennessee
- Net job flow: 79 to Alabama
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#2. Florida

- Started a new job in Florida from Alabama in Q2 2020: 1,971
--- 18.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Alabama from Florida in Q2 2020: 1,985
--- #6 most common destination from Florida
- Net job flow: 14 to Alabama
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#1. Georgia

- Started a new job in Georgia from Alabama in Q2 2020: 2,399
--- 22.0% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Alabama from Georgia in Q2 2020: 2,320
--- #4 most common destination from Georgia
- Net job flow: 79 to Georgia

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