States where people in Missouri are getting new jobs

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

In Q2 2020, 22,085 people from Missouri 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 Missouri in Q2 2020: 203
--- 0.9% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Missouri from Kentucky in Q2 2020: 222
--- #13 most common destination from Kentucky
- Net job flow: 19 to Missouri
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#19. New York

- Started a new job in New York from Missouri in Q2 2020: 220
--- 1.0% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Missouri from New York in Q2 2020: 240
--- #23 most common destination from New York
- Net job flow: 20 to Missouri
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#18. Michigan

- Started a new job in Michigan from Missouri in Q2 2020: 224
--- 1.0% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Missouri from Michigan in Q2 2020: 198
--- #15 most common destination from Michigan
- Net job flow: 26 to Michigan
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#17. Washington

- Started a new job in Washington from Missouri in Q2 2020: 230
--- 1.0% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Missouri from Washington in Q2 2020: 181
--- #20 most common destination from Washington
- Net job flow: 49 to Washington
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#16. North Carolina

- Started a new job in North Carolina from Missouri in Q2 2020: 239
--- 1.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Missouri from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 236
--- #24 most common destination from North Carolina
- Net job flow: 3 to North Carolina
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#15. Wisconsin

- Started a new job in Wisconsin from Missouri in Q2 2020: 269
--- 1.2% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Missouri from Wisconsin in Q2 2020: 233
--- #12 most common destination from Wisconsin
- Net job flow: 36 to Wisconsin
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#14. Ohio

- Started a new job in Ohio from Missouri in Q2 2020: 292
--- 1.3% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Missouri from Ohio in Q2 2020: 304
--- #18 most common destination from Ohio
- Net job flow: 12 to Missouri
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#13. Georgia

- Started a new job in Georgia from Missouri in Q2 2020: 309
--- 1.4% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Missouri from Georgia in Q2 2020: 339
--- #20 most common destination from Georgia
- Net job flow: 30 to Missouri
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#12. Arizona

- Started a new job in Arizona from Missouri in Q2 2020: 317
--- 1.4% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Missouri from Arizona in Q2 2020: 300
--- #17 most common destination from Arizona
- Net job flow: 17 to Arizona
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#11. Indiana

- Started a new job in Indiana from Missouri in Q2 2020: 320
--- 1.4% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Missouri from Indiana in Q2 2020: 323
--- #10 most common destination from Indiana
- Net job flow: 3 to Missouri
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#10. Nebraska

- Started a new job in Nebraska from Missouri in Q2 2020: 327
--- 1.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Missouri from Nebraska in Q2 2020: 317
--- #6 most common destination from Nebraska
- Net job flow: 10 to Nebraska
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#9. Tennessee

- Started a new job in Tennessee from Missouri in Q2 2020: 442
--- 2.0% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Missouri from Tennessee in Q2 2020: 485
--- #14 most common destination from Tennessee
- Net job flow: 43 to Missouri
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#8. Colorado

- Started a new job in Colorado from Missouri in Q2 2020: 442
--- 2.0% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Missouri from Colorado in Q2 2020: 415
--- #13 most common destination from Colorado
- Net job flow: 27 to Colorado
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#7. Oklahoma

- Started a new job in Oklahoma from Missouri in Q2 2020: 549
--- 2.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Missouri from Oklahoma in Q2 2020: 558
--- #3 most common destination from Oklahoma
- Net job flow: 9 to Missouri
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#6. California

- Started a new job in California from Missouri in Q2 2020: 559
--- 2.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Missouri from California in Q2 2020: 667
--- #20 most common destination from California
- Net job flow: 108 to Missouri
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#5. Iowa

- Started a new job in Iowa from Missouri in Q2 2020: 597
--- 2.7% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Missouri from Iowa in Q2 2020: 566
--- #5 most common destination from Iowa
- Net job flow: 31 to Iowa
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#4. Florida

- Started a new job in Florida from Missouri in Q2 2020: 717
--- 3.2% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Missouri from Florida in Q2 2020: 698
--- #19 most common destination from Florida
- Net job flow: 19 to Florida
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#3. Texas

- Started a new job in Texas from Missouri in Q2 2020: 1,176
--- 5.3% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Missouri from Texas in Q2 2020: 1,298
--- #14 most common destination from Texas
- Net job flow: 122 to Missouri
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#2. Illinois

- Started a new job in Illinois from Missouri in Q2 2020: 4,918
--- 22.3% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Missouri from Illinois in Q2 2020: 3,258
--- #1 most common destination from Illinois
- Net job flow: 1,660 to Illinois
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#1. Kansas

- Started a new job in Kansas from Missouri in Q2 2020: 7,478
--- 33.9% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Missouri from Kansas in Q2 2020: 6,688
--- #1 most common destination from Kansas
- Net job flow: 790 to Kansas

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