Metros where people in Hammond are getting new jobs

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April 26, 2022
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Metros where people in Hammond 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 Hammond, LA 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 Hammond, LA in the first quarter of 2021.

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#11. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA

- Started a new job in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA from Hammond, LA in Q1 2021: 10
--- 0.7% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Hammond, LA from Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA in Q1 2021: 2
--- #237 (tie) most common destination from Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA
- Net job flow: 8 to Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA
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#10. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

- Started a new job in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX from Hammond, LA in Q1 2021: 13
--- 0.9% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Hammond, LA from Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX in Q1 2021: 11
--- #242 most common destination from Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
- Net job flow: 2 to Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
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#9. Alexandria, LA

- Started a new job in Alexandria, LA from Hammond, LA in Q1 2021: 20
--- 1.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Hammond, LA from Alexandria, LA in Q1 2021: 26
--- #10 most common destination from Alexandria, LA
- Net job flow: 6 to Hammond, LA
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#8. Lake Charles, LA

- Started a new job in Lake Charles, LA from Hammond, LA in Q1 2021: 24
--- 1.7% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Hammond, LA from Lake Charles, LA in Q1 2021: 25
--- #14 most common destination from Lake Charles, LA
- Net job flow: 1 to Hammond, LA
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#7. Monroe, LA

- Started a new job in Monroe, LA from Hammond, LA in Q1 2021: 24
--- 1.7% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Hammond, LA from Monroe, LA in Q1 2021: 19
--- #10 most common destination from Monroe, LA
- Net job flow: 5 to Monroe, LA

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#6. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

- Started a new job in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX from Hammond, LA in Q1 2021: 28
--- 2.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Hammond, LA from Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX in Q1 2021: 12
--- #125 (tie) most common destination from Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX
- Net job flow: 16 to Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX
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#5. Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

- Started a new job in Shreveport-Bossier City, LA from Hammond, LA in Q1 2021: 43
--- 3.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Hammond, LA from Shreveport-Bossier City, LA in Q1 2021: 37
--- #12 most common destination from Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
- Net job flow: 6 to Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
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#4. Houma-Thibodaux, LA

- Started a new job in Houma-Thibodaux, LA from Hammond, LA in Q1 2021: 45
--- 3.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Hammond, LA from Houma-Thibodaux, LA in Q1 2021: 41
--- #6 most common destination from Houma-Thibodaux, LA
- Net job flow: 4 to Houma-Thibodaux, LA
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#3. Lafayette, LA

- Started a new job in Lafayette, LA from Hammond, LA in Q1 2021: 98
--- 6.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Hammond, LA from Lafayette, LA in Q1 2021: 103
--- #8 most common destination from Lafayette, LA
- Net job flow: 5 to Hammond, LA
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#2. Baton Rouge, LA

- Started a new job in Baton Rouge, LA from Hammond, LA in Q1 2021: 413
--- 28.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Hammond, LA from Baton Rouge, LA in Q1 2021: 380
--- #5 most common destination from Baton Rouge, LA
- Net job flow: 33 to Baton Rouge, LA

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#1. New Orleans-Metairie, LA

- Started a new job in New Orleans-Metairie, LA from Hammond, LA in Q1 2021: 573
--- 40.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Hammond, LA from New Orleans-Metairie, LA in Q1 2021: 515
--- #2 most common destination from New Orleans-Metairie, LA
- Net job flow: 58 to New Orleans-Metairie, LA

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