States where people in Massachusetts are getting new jobs

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August 31, 2021
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States where people in Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts that started a new job in the second quarter of 2020. Data is not available for Alaska, Arkansas, and Mississippi.

In Q2 2020, 18,908 people from Massachusetts started a job in another state. Keep reading to find out which states were most common.

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#20. South Carolina

- Started a new job in South Carolina from Massachusetts in Q2 2020: 197
--- 1.0% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Massachusetts from South Carolina in Q2 2020: 160
--- #17 most common destination from South Carolina
- Net job flow: 37 to South Carolina
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#19. Ohio

- Started a new job in Ohio from Massachusetts in Q2 2020: 217
--- 1.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Massachusetts from Ohio in Q2 2020: 235
--- #22 most common destination from Ohio
- Net job flow: 18 to Massachusetts
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#18. Maryland

- Started a new job in Maryland from Massachusetts in Q2 2020: 224
--- 1.2% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Massachusetts from Maryland in Q2 2020: 257
--- #14 most common destination from Maryland
- Net job flow: 33 to Massachusetts
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#17. Colorado

- Started a new job in Colorado from Massachusetts in Q2 2020: 264
--- 1.4% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Massachusetts from Colorado in Q2 2020: 248
--- #28 most common destination from Colorado
- Net job flow: 16 to Colorado
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#16. Vermont

- Started a new job in Vermont from Massachusetts in Q2 2020: 280
--- 1.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Massachusetts from Vermont in Q2 2020: 335
--- #3 most common destination from Vermont
- Net job flow: 55 to Massachusetts
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#15. Georgia

- Started a new job in Georgia from Massachusetts in Q2 2020: 303
--- 1.6% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Massachusetts from Georgia in Q2 2020: 295
--- #21 most common destination from Georgia
- Net job flow: 8 to Georgia
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#14. Illinois

- Started a new job in Illinois from Massachusetts in Q2 2020: 317
--- 1.7% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Massachusetts from Illinois in Q2 2020: 260
--- #20 most common destination from Illinois
- Net job flow: 57 to Illinois
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#13. Virginia

- Started a new job in Virginia from Massachusetts in Q2 2020: 343
--- 1.8% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Massachusetts from Virginia in Q2 2020: 319
--- #16 most common destination from Virginia
- Net job flow: 24 to Virginia
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#12. Washington

- Started a new job in Washington from Massachusetts in Q2 2020: 353
--- 1.9% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Massachusetts from Washington in Q2 2020: 175
--- #13 most common destination from Washington
- Net job flow: 178 to Washington
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#11. North Carolina

- Started a new job in North Carolina from Massachusetts in Q2 2020: 418
--- 2.2% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Massachusetts from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 383
--- #15 most common destination from North Carolina
- Net job flow: 35 to North Carolina
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#10. Pennsylvania

- Started a new job in Pennsylvania from Massachusetts in Q2 2020: 495
--- 2.6% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Massachusetts from Pennsylvania in Q2 2020: 527
--- #12 most common destination from Pennsylvania
- Net job flow: 32 to Massachusetts
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#9. New Jersey

- Started a new job in New Jersey from Massachusetts in Q2 2020: 569
--- 3.0% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Massachusetts from New Jersey in Q2 2020: 438
--- #6 most common destination from New Jersey
- Net job flow: 131 to New Jersey
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#8. Texas

- Started a new job in Texas from Massachusetts in Q2 2020: 665
--- 3.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Massachusetts from Texas in Q2 2020: 534
--- #25 most common destination from Texas
- Net job flow: 131 to Texas
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#7. Maine

- Started a new job in Maine from Massachusetts in Q2 2020: 692
--- 3.7% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Massachusetts from Maine in Q2 2020: 366
--- #2 most common destination from Maine
- Net job flow: 326 to Maine
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#6. Florida

- Started a new job in Florida from Massachusetts in Q2 2020: 1,023
--- 5.4% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Massachusetts from Florida in Q2 2020: 1,482
--- #15 most common destination from Florida
- Net job flow: 459 to Massachusetts
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#5. California

- Started a new job in California from Massachusetts in Q2 2020: 1,235
--- 6.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Massachusetts from California in Q2 2020: 914
--- #10 most common destination from California
- Net job flow: 321 to California
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#4. New York

- Started a new job in New York from Massachusetts in Q2 2020: 1,600
--- 8.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Massachusetts from New York in Q2 2020: 2,053
--- #6 most common destination from New York
- Net job flow: 453 to Massachusetts
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#3. Connecticut

- Started a new job in Connecticut from Massachusetts in Q2 2020: 1,714
--- 9.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Massachusetts from Connecticut in Q2 2020: 1,823
--- #2 most common destination from Connecticut
- Net job flow: 109 to Massachusetts
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#2. Rhode Island

- Started a new job in Rhode Island from Massachusetts in Q2 2020: 2,680
--- 14.2% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Massachusetts from Rhode Island in Q2 2020: 2,608
--- #1 most common destination from Rhode Island
- Net job flow: 72 to Rhode Island
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#1. New Hampshire

- Started a new job in New Hampshire from Massachusetts in Q2 2020: 3,545
--- 18.7% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Massachusetts from New Hampshire in Q2 2020: 2,651
--- #1 most common destination from New Hampshire
- Net job flow: 894 to New Hampshire

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