People from these metros are finding new jobs in Shreveport

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

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 Shreveport-Bossier City, 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 Shreveport-Bossier City, LA in the first quarter of 2021.

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#20. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

- Started a new job in Shreveport from San Antonio in Q1 2021: 18
--- #67 most common destination from San Antonio
- Started a new job in San Antonio from Shreveport in Q1 2021: 24
--- 0.7% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 6 to San Antonio
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#19. Non-metropolitan area(s), OK

- Started a new job in Shreveport from Non in Q1 2021: 19
--- #65 most common destination from Non
- Started a new job in Non from Shreveport in Q1 2021: 9
--- 0.3% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 10 to Shreveport
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#18. Mobile, AL

- Started a new job in Shreveport from Mobile in Q1 2021: 19
--- #45 most common destination from Mobile
- Started a new job in Mobile from Shreveport in Q1 2021: 10
--- 0.3% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 9 to Shreveport
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#17. Tyler, TX

- Started a new job in Shreveport from Tyler in Q1 2021: 19
--- #9 (tie) most common destination from Tyler
- Started a new job in Tyler from Shreveport in Q1 2021: 31
--- 0.9% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 12 to Tyler
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#16. Oklahoma City, OK

- Started a new job in Shreveport from Oklahoma City in Q1 2021: 26
--- #68 (tie) most common destination from Oklahoma City
- Started a new job in Oklahoma City from Shreveport in Q1 2021: 11
--- 0.3% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 15 to Shreveport

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#15. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX

- Started a new job in Shreveport from Austin in Q1 2021: 27
--- #76 most common destination from Austin
- Started a new job in Austin from Shreveport in Q1 2021: 22
--- 0.7% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 5 to Shreveport
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#14. Laredo, TX

- Started a new job in Shreveport from Laredo in Q1 2021: 27
--- #105 (tie) most common destination from Laredo
- Started a new job in Laredo from Shreveport in Q1 2021: 1
--- 0.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 26 to Shreveport
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#13. Hammond, LA

- Started a new job in Shreveport from Hammond in Q1 2021: 43
--- #7 most common destination from Hammond
- Started a new job in Hammond from Shreveport in Q1 2021: 37
--- 1.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 6 to Shreveport
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#12. Houma-Thibodaux, LA

- Started a new job in Shreveport from Houma in Q1 2021: 46
--- #7 most common destination from Houma
- Started a new job in Houma from Shreveport in Q1 2021: 81
--- 2.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 35 to Houma
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#11. Longview, TX

- Started a new job in Shreveport from Longview in Q1 2021: 75
--- #7 most common destination from Longview
- Started a new job in Longview from Shreveport in Q1 2021: 79
--- 2.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 4 to Longview

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#10. Non-metropolitan area(s), TX

- Started a new job in Shreveport from Non in Q1 2021: 98
--- #29 most common destination from Non
- Started a new job in Non from Shreveport in Q1 2021: 117
--- 3.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 19 to Non
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#9. Lake Charles, LA

- Started a new job in Shreveport from Lake Charles in Q1 2021: 117
--- #8 most common destination from Lake Charles
- Started a new job in Lake Charles from Shreveport in Q1 2021: 119
--- 3.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 2 to Lake Charles
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#8. Alexandria, LA

- Started a new job in Shreveport from Alexandria in Q1 2021: 144
--- #6 most common destination from Alexandria
- Started a new job in Alexandria from Shreveport in Q1 2021: 136
--- 4.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 8 to Shreveport
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#7. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

- Started a new job in Shreveport from Houston in Q1 2021: 162
--- #46 most common destination from Houston
- Started a new job in Houston from Shreveport in Q1 2021: 166
--- 5.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 4 to Houston
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#6. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

- Started a new job in Shreveport from Dallas in Q1 2021: 171
--- #34 most common destination from Dallas
- Started a new job in Dallas from Shreveport in Q1 2021: 412
--- 12.3% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 241 to Dallas

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#5. Lafayette, LA

- Started a new job in Shreveport from Lafayette in Q1 2021: 223
--- #8 most common destination from Lafayette
- Started a new job in Lafayette from Shreveport in Q1 2021: 187
--- 5.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 36 to Shreveport
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#4. Monroe, LA

- Started a new job in Shreveport from Monroe in Q1 2021: 282
--- #3 most common destination from Monroe
- Started a new job in Monroe from Shreveport in Q1 2021: 244
--- 7.3% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 38 to Shreveport
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#3. New Orleans-Metairie, LA

- Started a new job in Shreveport from New Orleans in Q1 2021: 392
--- #7 most common destination from New Orleans
- Started a new job in New Orleans from Shreveport in Q1 2021: 442
--- 13.2% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 50 to New Orleans
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#2. Baton Rouge, LA

- Started a new job in Shreveport from Baton Rouge in Q1 2021: 393
--- #8 most common destination from Baton Rouge
- Started a new job in Baton Rouge from Shreveport in Q1 2021: 360
--- 10.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 33 to Shreveport
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#1. Non-metropolitan area(s), LA

- Started a new job in Shreveport from Non in Q1 2021: 557
--- #4 most common destination from Non
- Started a new job in Non from Shreveport in Q1 2021: 485
--- 14.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 72 to Shreveport

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