Metros where people in St. Joseph are getting new jobs

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September 21, 2021
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Metros where people in St. Joseph are getting new jobs

A metro’s job market has a big impact on whether people stay in a good job or leave for greener pastures where jobs may be more plentiful or where workers can find specific jobs in their industries. Areas with growing job markets like many spots in Texas are gaining residents, while states with sluggish markets experience brain drain as workers move to places that can support their careers. Stacker compiled a list of metros where the most people from St. Joseph, MO-KS found new jobs using data from the U.S. Census Bureau Jobs-to-Jobs Flows. Metros are ranked by the number of people that started a new job from St. Joseph, MO-KS in the second quarter of 2020.
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#10. Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

- Started a new job in Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA from St. Joseph, MO-KS in Q2 2020: 11
--- 0.9% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in St. Joseph, MO-KS from Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA in Q2 2020: 6
--- #52 (tie) most common destination from Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA
- Net job flow: 5 to Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA
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#9. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

- Started a new job in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX from St. Joseph, MO-KS in Q2 2020: 11
--- 0.9% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in St. Joseph, MO-KS from Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX in Q2 2020: 5
--- #224 (tie) most common destination from Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
- Net job flow: 6 to Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
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#8. Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

- Started a new job in Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA from St. Joseph, MO-KS in Q2 2020: 13
--- 1.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in St. Joseph, MO-KS from Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA in Q2 2020: 8
--- #62 (tie) most common destination from Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA
- Net job flow: 5 to Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA
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#7. Joplin, MO

- Started a new job in Joplin, MO from St. Joseph, MO-KS in Q2 2020: 14
--- 1.2% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in St. Joseph, MO-KS from Joplin, MO in Q2 2020: 15
--- #10 most common destination from Joplin, MO
- Net job flow: 1 to St. Joseph, MO-KS
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#6. Topeka, KS

- Started a new job in Topeka, KS from St. Joseph, MO-KS in Q2 2020: 16
--- 1.3% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in St. Joseph, MO-KS from Topeka, KS in Q2 2020: 13
--- #8 most common destination from Topeka, KS
- Net job flow: 3 to Topeka, KS
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#5. Jefferson City, MO

- Started a new job in Jefferson City, MO from St. Joseph, MO-KS in Q2 2020: 30
--- 2.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in St. Joseph, MO-KS from Jefferson City, MO in Q2 2020: 24
--- #5 most common destination from Jefferson City, MO
- Net job flow: 6 to Jefferson City, MO
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#4. Columbia, MO

- Started a new job in Columbia, MO from St. Joseph, MO-KS in Q2 2020: 38
--- 3.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in St. Joseph, MO-KS from Columbia, MO in Q2 2020: 26
--- #6 most common destination from Columbia, MO
- Net job flow: 12 to Columbia, MO
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#3. Springfield, MO

- Started a new job in Springfield, MO from St. Joseph, MO-KS in Q2 2020: 43
--- 3.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in St. Joseph, MO-KS from Springfield, MO in Q2 2020: 36
--- #7 most common destination from Springfield, MO
- Net job flow: 7 to Springfield, MO
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#2. St. Louis, MO-IL

- Started a new job in St. Louis, MO-IL from St. Joseph, MO-KS in Q2 2020: 163
--- 13.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in St. Joseph, MO-KS from St. Louis, MO-IL in Q2 2020: 148
--- #13 most common destination from St. Louis, MO-IL
- Net job flow: 15 to St. Louis, MO-IL
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#1. Kansas City, MO-KS

- Started a new job in Kansas City, MO-KS from St. Joseph, MO-KS in Q2 2020: 656
--- 54.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in St. Joseph, MO-KS from Kansas City, MO-KS in Q2 2020: 605
--- #7 most common destination from Kansas City, MO-KS
- Net job flow: 51 to Kansas City, MO-KS

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