States where people in Michigan are getting new jobs

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

In Q2 2020, 12,498 people from Michigan started a job in another state. Keep reading to find out which states were most common.

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#20. Kentucky

- Started a new job in Kentucky from Michigan in Q2 2020: 186
--- 1.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Michigan from Kentucky in Q2 2020: 216
--- #16 most common destination from Kentucky
- Net job flow: 30 to Michigan
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#19. Minnesota

- Started a new job in Minnesota from Michigan in Q2 2020: 190
--- 1.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Michigan from Minnesota in Q2 2020: 220
--- #15 most common destination from Minnesota
- Net job flow: 30 to Michigan
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#18. South Carolina

- Started a new job in South Carolina from Michigan in Q2 2020: 195
--- 1.6% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Michigan from South Carolina in Q2 2020: 178
--- #18 most common destination from South Carolina
- Net job flow: 17 to South Carolina
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#17. Missouri

- Started a new job in Missouri from Michigan in Q2 2020: 198
--- 1.6% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Michigan from Missouri in Q2 2020: 224
--- #20 most common destination from Missouri
- Net job flow: 26 to Michigan
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#16. Washington

- Started a new job in Washington from Michigan in Q2 2020: 200
--- 1.6% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Michigan from Washington in Q2 2020: 173
--- #23 most common destination from Washington
- Net job flow: 27 to Washington
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#15. Virginia

- Started a new job in Virginia from Michigan in Q2 2020: 240
--- 1.9% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Michigan from Virginia in Q2 2020: 207
--- #20 most common destination from Virginia
- Net job flow: 33 to Virginia
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#14. Pennsylvania

- Started a new job in Pennsylvania from Michigan in Q2 2020: 250
--- 2.0% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Michigan from Pennsylvania in Q2 2020: 321
--- #19 most common destination from Pennsylvania
- Net job flow: 71 to Michigan
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#13. New York

- Started a new job in New York from Michigan in Q2 2020: 275
--- 2.2% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Michigan from New York in Q2 2020: 428
--- #20 most common destination from New York
- Net job flow: 153 to Michigan
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#12. Colorado

- Started a new job in Colorado from Michigan in Q2 2020: 283
--- 2.3% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Michigan from Colorado in Q2 2020: 359
--- #26 most common destination from Colorado
- Net job flow: 76 to Michigan
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#11. Arizona

- Started a new job in Arizona from Michigan in Q2 2020: 328
--- 2.6% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Michigan from Arizona in Q2 2020: 303
--- #15 most common destination from Arizona
- Net job flow: 25 to Arizona
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#10. Georgia

- Started a new job in Georgia from Michigan in Q2 2020: 367
--- 2.9% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Michigan from Georgia in Q2 2020: 521
--- #16 most common destination from Georgia
- Net job flow: 154 to Michigan
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#9. North Carolina

- Started a new job in North Carolina from Michigan in Q2 2020: 399
--- 3.2% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Michigan from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 309
--- #16 most common destination from North Carolina
- Net job flow: 90 to North Carolina
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#8. Tennessee

- Started a new job in Tennessee from Michigan in Q2 2020: 443
--- 3.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Michigan from Tennessee in Q2 2020: 411
--- #13 most common destination from Tennessee
- Net job flow: 32 to Tennessee
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#7. California

- Started a new job in California from Michigan in Q2 2020: 601
--- 4.8% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Michigan from California in Q2 2020: 694
--- #19 most common destination from California
- Net job flow: 93 to Michigan
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#6. Wisconsin

- Started a new job in Wisconsin from Michigan in Q2 2020: 697
--- 5.6% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Michigan from Wisconsin in Q2 2020: 630
--- #5 most common destination from Wisconsin
- Net job flow: 67 to Wisconsin
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#5. Texas

- Started a new job in Texas from Michigan in Q2 2020: 798
--- 6.4% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Michigan from Texas in Q2 2020: 901
--- #21 most common destination from Texas
- Net job flow: 103 to Michigan
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#4. Florida

- Started a new job in Florida from Michigan in Q2 2020: 865
--- 6.9% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Michigan from Florida in Q2 2020: 1,676
--- #18 most common destination from Florida
- Net job flow: 811 to Michigan
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#3. Illinois

- Started a new job in Illinois from Michigan in Q2 2020: 990
--- 7.9% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Michigan from Illinois in Q2 2020: 1,177
--- #8 most common destination from Illinois
- Net job flow: 187 to Michigan
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#2. Indiana

- Started a new job in Indiana from Michigan in Q2 2020: 1,454
--- 11.6% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Michigan from Indiana in Q2 2020: 1,618
--- #4 most common destination from Indiana
- Net job flow: 164 to Michigan
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#1. Ohio

- Started a new job in Ohio from Michigan in Q2 2020: 1,756
--- 14.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Michigan from Ohio in Q2 2020: 1,935
--- #4 most common destination from Ohio
- Net job flow: 179 to Michigan

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