People from these metros are finding new jobs in Alexandria

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April 15, 2022
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People from these metros are finding new jobs in Alexandria

The COVID-19 pandemic has truly changed the way we think about the nature of work, and in particular, where we live versus where we’re employed. Pre-pandemic, telecommuting or work-from-home situations existed, but they weren’t the norm. Nearly 6 in 10 Americans rarely or never telecommuted pre-pandemic. Months later, just over half of workers who could were telecommuting. Although vaccines were on the horizon—and with that, an imminent return to office life—many still preferred this new way of working.

Employees discovered that working from home certainly had an upside. No more long, stressful commute. They were more productive. Having more flexibility with time allowed them to better manage a household. For those who live in expensive real estate markets, the pandemic has provided an opportunity to make the leap to a more affordable city without sacrificing a big-city paycheck.

While many employers want to bring workers back to the office in some capacity, the work-from-home trend is likely here to stay. With it, smaller cities may continue to boom, as people leave larger cities for a different lifestyle. So, where in your state are people coming to settle and enjoy this new work-from-anywhere style of living? To find out, Stacker compiled a list of metros where the most people are finding new jobs in Alexandria, LA 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 in Alexandria, LA in the first quarter of 2021.

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#14. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA

- Started a new job in Alexandria from Atlanta in Q1 2021: 10
--- #258 (tie) most common destination from Atlanta
- Started a new job in Atlanta from Alexandria in Q1 2021: 8
--- 0.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 2 to Alexandria
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#13. Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

- Started a new job in Alexandria from Beaumont in Q1 2021: 12
--- #38 most common destination from Beaumont
- Started a new job in Beaumont from Alexandria in Q1 2021: 9
--- 0.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 3 to Alexandria
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#12. Houma-Thibodaux, LA

- Started a new job in Alexandria from Houma in Q1 2021: 18
--- #11 most common destination from Houma
- Started a new job in Houma from Alexandria in Q1 2021: 18
--- 1.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 0 to Alexandria
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#11. Hammond, LA

- Started a new job in Alexandria from Hammond in Q1 2021: 20
--- #9 most common destination from Hammond
- Started a new job in Hammond from Alexandria in Q1 2021: 26
--- 1.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 6 to Hammond
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#10. Non-metropolitan area(s), TX

- Started a new job in Alexandria from Non in Q1 2021: 22
--- #155 (tie) most common destination from Non
- Started a new job in Non from Alexandria in Q1 2021: 7
--- 0.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 15 to Alexandria

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#9. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

- Started a new job in Alexandria from Dallas in Q1 2021: 23
--- #192 most common destination from Dallas
- Started a new job in Dallas from Alexandria in Q1 2021: 23
--- 1.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 0 to Alexandria
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#8. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

- Started a new job in Alexandria from Houston in Q1 2021: 38
--- #80 (tie) most common destination from Houston
- Started a new job in Houston from Alexandria in Q1 2021: 60
--- 3.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 22 to Houston
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#7. Lake Charles, LA

- Started a new job in Alexandria from Lake Charles in Q1 2021: 83
--- #10 most common destination from Lake Charles
- Started a new job in Lake Charles from Alexandria in Q1 2021: 79
--- 4.7% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 4 to Alexandria
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#6. Monroe, LA

- Started a new job in Alexandria from Monroe in Q1 2021: 96
--- #7 most common destination from Monroe
- Started a new job in Monroe from Alexandria in Q1 2021: 74
--- 4.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 22 to Alexandria
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#5. Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

- Started a new job in Alexandria from Shreveport in Q1 2021: 136
--- #9 most common destination from Shreveport
- Started a new job in Shreveport from Alexandria in Q1 2021: 144
--- 8.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 8 to Shreveport

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#4. Lafayette, LA

- Started a new job in Alexandria from Lafayette in Q1 2021: 158
--- #9 most common destination from Lafayette
- Started a new job in Lafayette from Alexandria in Q1 2021: 144
--- 8.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 14 to Alexandria
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#3. New Orleans-Metairie, LA

- Started a new job in Alexandria from New Orleans in Q1 2021: 179
--- #11 most common destination from New Orleans
- Started a new job in New Orleans from Alexandria in Q1 2021: 176
--- 10.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 3 to Alexandria
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#2. Baton Rouge, LA

- Started a new job in Alexandria from Baton Rouge in Q1 2021: 266
--- #11 most common destination from Baton Rouge
- Started a new job in Baton Rouge from Alexandria in Q1 2021: 225
--- 13.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 41 to Alexandria
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#1. Non-metropolitan area(s), LA

- Started a new job in Alexandria from Non in Q1 2021: 388
--- #7 most common destination from Non
- Started a new job in Non from Alexandria in Q1 2021: 357
--- 21.2% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 31 to Alexandria

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