States where people in Maine are getting new jobs

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August 31, 2021
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States where people in Maine are getting new jobs

Jobs are one of the biggest reasons people move. Areas with growing job markets like Texas are gaining residents, while states with sluggish markets experience brain drain as workers move to places that can support their careers. Stacker analyzed data from the U.S. Census Bureau Jobs-to-Jobs Flows to determine the states where people from Oregon are finding the most new jobs. States are ranked by the number of people from Maine that started a new job in the second quarter of 2020. Data is not available for Alaska, Arkansas, and Mississippi.

In Q2 2020, 2,517 people from Maine started a job in another state. Keep reading to find out which states were most common.

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#20. Washington

- Started a new job in Washington from Maine in Q2 2020: 29
--- 1.2% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Maine from Washington in Q2 2020: 66
--- #43 (tie) most common destination from Washington
- Net job flow: 37 to Maine
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#19. South Carolina

- Started a new job in South Carolina from Maine in Q2 2020: 31
--- 1.2% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Maine from South Carolina in Q2 2020: 72
--- #38 most common destination from South Carolina
- Net job flow: 41 to Maine
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#18. Colorado

- Started a new job in Colorado from Maine in Q2 2020: 32
--- 1.3% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Maine from Colorado in Q2 2020: 109
--- #44 most common destination from Colorado
- Net job flow: 77 to Maine
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#17. Maryland

- Started a new job in Maryland from Maine in Q2 2020: 32
--- 1.3% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Maine from Maryland in Q2 2020: 43
--- #39 (tie) most common destination from Maryland
- Net job flow: 11 to Maine
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#16. Tennessee

- Started a new job in Tennessee from Maine in Q2 2020: 36
--- 1.4% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Maine from Tennessee in Q2 2020: 81
--- #41 most common destination from Tennessee
- Net job flow: 45 to Maine
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#15. Arizona

- Started a new job in Arizona from Maine in Q2 2020: 40
--- 1.6% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Maine from Arizona in Q2 2020: 95
--- #42 most common destination from Arizona
- Net job flow: 55 to Maine
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#14. New Jersey

- Started a new job in New Jersey from Maine in Q2 2020: 40
--- 1.6% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Maine from New Jersey in Q2 2020: 41
--- #38 most common destination from New Jersey
- Net job flow: 1 to Maine
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#13. Ohio

- Started a new job in Ohio from Maine in Q2 2020: 43
--- 1.7% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Maine from Ohio in Q2 2020: 45
--- #38 most common destination from Ohio
- Net job flow: 2 to Maine
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#12. Virginia

- Started a new job in Virginia from Maine in Q2 2020: 47
--- 1.9% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Maine from Virginia in Q2 2020: 99
--- #42 most common destination from Virginia
- Net job flow: 52 to Maine
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#11. Georgia

- Started a new job in Georgia from Maine in Q2 2020: 50
--- 2.0% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Maine from Georgia in Q2 2020: 74
--- #40 most common destination from Georgia
- Net job flow: 24 to Maine
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#10. California

- Started a new job in California from Maine in Q2 2020: 58
--- 2.3% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Maine from California in Q2 2020: 145
--- #44 most common destination from California
- Net job flow: 87 to Maine
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#9. Vermont

- Started a new job in Vermont from Maine in Q2 2020: 59
--- 2.3% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Maine from Vermont in Q2 2020: 103
--- #7 most common destination from Vermont
- Net job flow: 44 to Maine
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#8. Pennsylvania

- Started a new job in Pennsylvania from Maine in Q2 2020: 71
--- 2.8% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Maine from Pennsylvania in Q2 2020: 106
--- #38 most common destination from Pennsylvania
- Net job flow: 35 to Maine
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#7. North Carolina

- Started a new job in North Carolina from Maine in Q2 2020: 79
--- 3.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Maine from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 75
--- #38 most common destination from North Carolina
- Net job flow: 4 to North Carolina
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#6. Texas

- Started a new job in Texas from Maine in Q2 2020: 83
--- 3.3% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Maine from Texas in Q2 2020: 122
--- #45 most common destination from Texas
- Net job flow: 39 to Maine
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#5. Connecticut

- Started a new job in Connecticut from Maine in Q2 2020: 92
--- 3.7% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Maine from Connecticut in Q2 2020: 129
--- #16 most common destination from Connecticut
- Net job flow: 37 to Maine
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#4. New York

- Started a new job in New York from Maine in Q2 2020: 115
--- 4.6% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Maine from New York in Q2 2020: 314
--- #34 most common destination from New York
- Net job flow: 199 to Maine
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#3. Florida

- Started a new job in Florida from Maine in Q2 2020: 179
--- 7.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Maine from Florida in Q2 2020: 607
--- #37 most common destination from Florida
- Net job flow: 428 to Maine
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#2. Massachusetts

- Started a new job in Massachusetts from Maine in Q2 2020: 366
--- 14.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Maine from Massachusetts in Q2 2020: 692
--- #11 most common destination from Massachusetts
- Net job flow: 326 to Maine
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#1. New Hampshire

- Started a new job in New Hampshire from Maine in Q2 2020: 652
--- 25.9% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Maine from New Hampshire in Q2 2020: 918
--- #2 most common destination from New Hampshire
- Net job flow: 266 to Maine

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