Metros where people in Indianapolis are getting new jobs

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September 21, 2021
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Metros where people in Indianapolis are getting new jobs

A metro’s job market has a big impact on whether people stay in a good job or leave for greener pastures where jobs may be more plentiful or where workers can find specific jobs in their industries. Areas with growing job markets like many spots in Texas are gaining residents, while states with sluggish markets experience brain drain as workers move to places that can support their careers. Stacker compiled a list of metros where the most people from Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN found new jobs using data from the U.S. Census Bureau Jobs-to-Jobs Flows. Metros are ranked by the number of people that started a new job from Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN in the second quarter of 2020.
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#20. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA

- Started a new job in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA from Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN in Q2 2020: 106
--- 0.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN from Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA in Q2 2020: 114
--- #50 most common destination from Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA
- Net job flow: 8 to Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
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#19. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ

- Started a new job in Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ from Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN in Q2 2020: 107
--- 0.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN from Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ in Q2 2020: 78
--- #39 most common destination from Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ
- Net job flow: 29 to Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ
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#18. St. Louis, MO-IL

- Started a new job in St. Louis, MO-IL from Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN in Q2 2020: 108
--- 0.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN from St. Louis, MO-IL in Q2 2020: 111
--- #20 most common destination from St. Louis, MO-IL
- Net job flow: 3 to Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
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#17. Columbus, OH

- Started a new job in Columbus, OH from Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN in Q2 2020: 112
--- 0.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN from Columbus, OH in Q2 2020: 110
--- #15 most common destination from Columbus, OH
- Net job flow: 2 to Columbus, OH
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#16. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

- Started a new job in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI from Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN in Q2 2020: 126
--- 0.9% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN from Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI in Q2 2020: 93
--- #19 most common destination from Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI
- Net job flow: 33 to Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI
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#15. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

- Started a new job in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX from Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN in Q2 2020: 150
--- 1.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN from Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX in Q2 2020: 131
--- #53 most common destination from Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
- Net job flow: 19 to Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
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#14. Michigan City-La Porte, IN

- Started a new job in Michigan City-La Porte, IN from Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN in Q2 2020: 177
--- 1.3% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN from Michigan City-La Porte, IN in Q2 2020: 155
--- #1 most common destination from Michigan City-La Porte, IN
- Net job flow: 22 to Michigan City-La Porte, IN
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#13. Kokomo, IN

- Started a new job in Kokomo, IN from Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN in Q2 2020: 370
--- 2.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN from Kokomo, IN in Q2 2020: 383
--- #-1 most common destination from Kokomo, IN
- Net job flow: 13 to Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
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#12. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

- Started a new job in Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN from Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN in Q2 2020: 378
--- 2.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN from Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN in Q2 2020: 418
--- #8 most common destination from Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN
- Net job flow: 40 to Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
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#11. Elkhart-Goshen, IN

- Started a new job in Elkhart-Goshen, IN from Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN in Q2 2020: 443
--- 3.3% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN from Elkhart-Goshen, IN in Q2 2020: 350
--- #2 most common destination from Elkhart-Goshen, IN
- Net job flow: 93 to Elkhart-Goshen, IN
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#10. Columbus, IN

- Started a new job in Columbus, IN from Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN in Q2 2020: 534
--- 4.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN from Columbus, IN in Q2 2020: 621
--- #-1 most common destination from Columbus, IN
- Net job flow: 87 to Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
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#9. Terre Haute, IN

- Started a new job in Terre Haute, IN from Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN in Q2 2020: 568
--- 4.2% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN from Terre Haute, IN in Q2 2020: 737
--- #0 most common destination from Terre Haute, IN
- Net job flow: 169 to Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
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#8. South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

- Started a new job in South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI from Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN in Q2 2020: 591
--- 4.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN from South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI in Q2 2020: 643
--- #0 most common destination from South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
- Net job flow: 52 to Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
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#7. Muncie, IN

- Started a new job in Muncie, IN from Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN in Q2 2020: 627
--- 4.7% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN from Muncie, IN in Q2 2020: 642
--- #-1 most common destination from Muncie, IN
- Net job flow: 15 to Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
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#6. Bloomington, IN

- Started a new job in Bloomington, IN from Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN in Q2 2020: 681
--- 5.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN from Bloomington, IN in Q2 2020: 811
--- #0 most common destination from Bloomington, IN
- Net job flow: 130 to Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
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#5. Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN

- Started a new job in Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN from Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN in Q2 2020: 755
--- 5.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN from Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN in Q2 2020: 957
--- #0 most common destination from Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN
- Net job flow: 202 to Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
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#4. Evansville, IN-KY

- Started a new job in Evansville, IN-KY from Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN in Q2 2020: 799
--- 6.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN from Evansville, IN-KY in Q2 2020: 753
--- #0 most common destination from Evansville, IN-KY
- Net job flow: 46 to Evansville, IN-KY
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#3. Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN

- Started a new job in Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN from Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN in Q2 2020: 1,128
--- 8.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN from Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN in Q2 2020: 1,130
--- #3 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN
- Net job flow: 2 to Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
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#2. Fort Wayne, IN

- Started a new job in Fort Wayne, IN from Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN in Q2 2020: 1,172
--- 8.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN from Fort Wayne, IN in Q2 2020: 1,142
--- #1 most common destination from Fort Wayne, IN
- Net job flow: 30 to Fort Wayne, IN
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#1. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

- Started a new job in Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI from Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN in Q2 2020: 1,595
--- 11.9% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN from Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI in Q2 2020: 1,966
--- #4 most common destination from Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
- Net job flow: 371 to Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

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