Metros where people in Jacksonville are getting new jobs

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April 26, 2022
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Metros where people in Jacksonville are getting new jobs

The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly shifted the job market in cities and towns across the country. Millions of layoffs in early 2020 forced workers to search elsewhere for jobs. Record numbers of workers have quit their jobs in the past year in favor of new pursuits in different locales. And concerns over virus spread in population-dense areas also inspired many to leave urban areas, and their jobs, in favor of rural ones.

Emerging job markets in places like Austin, Texas, Nashville, Tennessee, and Salt Lake City reflect cultural shifts in what workers are looking for in their jobs and their places of residence: year-round warmth that makes outdoor activities easy, lower income taxes, and tech-focused employers.

Stacker compiled a list of metros where the most people from Jacksonville, FL found new jobs using data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Jobs-to-Jobs Flows. Metros are ranked by the number of people that started a new job from Jacksonville, FL in the first quarter of 2021.

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#30. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

- Started a new job in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 77
--- 0.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN in Q1 2021: 96
--- #37 most common destination from Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN
- Net job flow: 19 to Jacksonville, FL
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#29. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

- Started a new job in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 87
--- 0.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC in Q1 2021: 149
--- #18 most common destination from Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
- Net job flow: 62 to Jacksonville, FL
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#28. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

- Started a new job in Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 93
--- 0.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI in Q1 2021: 270
--- #66 most common destination from Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
- Net job flow: 177 to Jacksonville, FL
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#27. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

- Started a new job in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 94
--- 0.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD in Q1 2021: 315
--- #39 most common destination from Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD
- Net job flow: 221 to Jacksonville, FL
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#26. The Villages, FL

- Started a new job in The Villages, FL from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 95
--- 0.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from The Villages, FL in Q1 2021: 81
--- #4 most common destination from The Villages, FL
- Net job flow: 14 to The Villages, FL

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#25. Homosassa Springs, FL

- Started a new job in Homosassa Springs, FL from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 98
--- 0.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Homosassa Springs, FL in Q1 2021: 127
--- #3 most common destination from Homosassa Springs, FL
- Net job flow: 29 to Jacksonville, FL
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#24. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

- Started a new job in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 115
--- 0.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV in Q1 2021: 314
--- #39 most common destination from Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
- Net job flow: 199 to Jacksonville, FL
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#23. Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL

- Started a new job in Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 116
--- 0.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL in Q1 2021: 65
--- #5 most common destination from Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL
- Net job flow: 51 to Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL
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#22. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

- Started a new job in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 118
--- 0.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC in Q1 2021: 215
--- #39 (tie) most common destination from Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC
- Net job flow: 97 to Jacksonville, FL
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#21. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

- Started a new job in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 123
--- 0.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX in Q1 2021: 106
--- #52 (tie) most common destination from Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX
- Net job flow: 17 to Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

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#20. Naples-Marco Island, FL

- Started a new job in Naples-Marco Island, FL from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 154
--- 0.7% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Naples-Marco Island, FL in Q1 2021: 140
--- #5 most common destination from Naples-Marco Island, FL
- Net job flow: 14 to Naples-Marco Island, FL
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#19. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

- Started a new job in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 155
--- 0.7% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX in Q1 2021: 158
--- #60 most common destination from Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
- Net job flow: 3 to Jacksonville, FL
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#18. Joplin, MO

- Started a new job in Joplin, MO from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 205
--- 1.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Joplin, MO in Q1 2021: 0
--- #3 most common destination from Joplin, MO
- Net job flow: 205 to Joplin, MO
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#17. Panama City, FL

- Started a new job in Panama City, FL from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 211
--- 1.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Panama City, FL in Q1 2021: 171
--- #7 most common destination from Panama City, FL
- Net job flow: 40 to Panama City, FL
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#16. Port St. Lucie, FL

- Started a new job in Port St. Lucie, FL from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 216
--- 1.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Port St. Lucie, FL in Q1 2021: 230
--- #4 most common destination from Port St. Lucie, FL
- Net job flow: 14 to Jacksonville, FL

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#15. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

- Started a new job in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 221
--- 1.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA in Q1 2021: 1,094
--- #38 most common destination from New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
- Net job flow: 873 to Jacksonville, FL
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#14. Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL

- Started a new job in Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 223
--- 1.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL in Q1 2021: 273
--- #5 most common destination from Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL
- Net job flow: 50 to Jacksonville, FL
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#13. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

- Started a new job in Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 377
--- 1.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL in Q1 2021: 337
--- #5 most common destination from Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL
- Net job flow: 40 to Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL
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#12. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL

- Started a new job in Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 443
--- 2.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL in Q1 2021: 538
--- #4 most common destination from Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL
- Net job flow: 95 to Jacksonville, FL
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#11. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA

- Started a new job in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 443
--- 2.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA in Q1 2021: 528
--- #23 (tie) most common destination from Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA
- Net job flow: 85 to Jacksonville, FL

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#10. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

- Started a new job in North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 457
--- 2.2% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL in Q1 2021: 406
--- #4 most common destination from North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
- Net job flow: 51 to North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
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#9. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL

- Started a new job in Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 486
--- 2.3% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL in Q1 2021: 440
--- #3 most common destination from Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL
- Net job flow: 46 to Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL
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#8. Ocala, FL

- Started a new job in Ocala, FL from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 508
--- 2.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Ocala, FL in Q1 2021: 509
--- #2 most common destination from Ocala, FL
- Net job flow: 1 to Jacksonville, FL
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#7. Tallahassee, FL

- Started a new job in Tallahassee, FL from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 596
--- 2.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Tallahassee, FL in Q1 2021: 610
--- #2 most common destination from Tallahassee, FL
- Net job flow: 14 to Jacksonville, FL
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#6. Gainesville, FL

- Started a new job in Gainesville, FL from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 736
--- 3.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Gainesville, FL in Q1 2021: 644
--- #0 most common destination from Gainesville, FL
- Net job flow: 92 to Gainesville, FL

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#5. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

- Started a new job in Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 903
--- 4.3% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL in Q1 2021: 557
--- #3 most common destination from Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL
- Net job flow: 346 to Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL
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#4. Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL

- Started a new job in Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 1,063
--- 5.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL in Q1 2021: 889
--- #1 most common destination from Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL
- Net job flow: 174 to Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL
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#3. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

- Started a new job in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 3,142
--- 14.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL in Q1 2021: 3,037
--- #2 most common destination from Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Net job flow: 105 to Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
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#2. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

- Started a new job in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 3,384
--- 15.9% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL in Q1 2021: 3,216
--- #2 most common destination from Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL
- Net job flow: 168 to Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL
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#1. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

- Started a new job in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 3,612
--- 17.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL in Q1 2021: 3,418
--- #2 most common destination from Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL
- Net job flow: 194 to Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

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