States where people in New Jersey are getting new jobs

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

In Q2 2020, 20,230 people from New Jersey started a job in another state. Keep reading to find out which states were most common.

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#20. Indiana

- Started a new job in Indiana from New Jersey in Q2 2020: 116
--- 0.6% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Jersey from Indiana in Q2 2020: 128
--- #24 most common destination from Indiana
- Net job flow: 12 to New Jersey
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#19. Arizona

- Started a new job in Arizona from New Jersey in Q2 2020: 149
--- 0.7% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Jersey from Arizona in Q2 2020: 127
--- #30 most common destination from Arizona
- Net job flow: 22 to Arizona
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#18. Tennessee

- Started a new job in Tennessee from New Jersey in Q2 2020: 172
--- 0.9% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Jersey from Tennessee in Q2 2020: 173
--- #23 (tie) most common destination from Tennessee
- Net job flow: 1 to New Jersey
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#17. Colorado

- Started a new job in Colorado from New Jersey in Q2 2020: 181
--- 0.9% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Jersey from Colorado in Q2 2020: 156
--- #36 most common destination from Colorado
- Net job flow: 25 to Colorado
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#16. Washington

- Started a new job in Washington from New Jersey in Q2 2020: 192
--- 0.9% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Jersey from Washington in Q2 2020: 111
--- #24 most common destination from Washington
- Net job flow: 81 to Washington
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#15. Ohio

- Started a new job in Ohio from New Jersey in Q2 2020: 232
--- 1.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Jersey from Ohio in Q2 2020: 248
--- #19 most common destination from Ohio
- Net job flow: 16 to New Jersey
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#14. Illinois

- Started a new job in Illinois from New Jersey in Q2 2020: 233
--- 1.2% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Jersey from Illinois in Q2 2020: 257
--- #23 most common destination from Illinois
- Net job flow: 24 to New Jersey
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#13. South Carolina

- Started a new job in South Carolina from New Jersey in Q2 2020: 265
--- 1.3% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Jersey from South Carolina in Q2 2020: 189
--- #12 most common destination from South Carolina
- Net job flow: 76 to South Carolina
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#12. Connecticut

- Started a new job in Connecticut from New Jersey in Q2 2020: 361
--- 1.8% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Jersey from Connecticut in Q2 2020: 430
--- #5 most common destination from Connecticut
- Net job flow: 69 to New Jersey
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#11. Georgia

- Started a new job in Georgia from New Jersey in Q2 2020: 402
--- 2.0% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Jersey from Georgia in Q2 2020: 321
--- #14 most common destination from Georgia
- Net job flow: 81 to Georgia
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#10. Massachusetts

- Started a new job in Massachusetts from New Jersey in Q2 2020: 438
--- 2.2% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Jersey from Massachusetts in Q2 2020: 569
--- #9 most common destination from Massachusetts
- Net job flow: 131 to New Jersey
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#9. Maryland

- Started a new job in Maryland from New Jersey in Q2 2020: 458
--- 2.3% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Jersey from Maryland in Q2 2020: 453
--- #11 most common destination from Maryland
- Net job flow: 5 to Maryland
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#8. Virginia

- Started a new job in Virginia from New Jersey in Q2 2020: 481
--- 2.4% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Jersey from Virginia in Q2 2020: 503
--- #14 most common destination from Virginia
- Net job flow: 22 to New Jersey
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#7. Delaware

- Started a new job in Delaware from New Jersey in Q2 2020: 511
--- 2.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Jersey from Delaware in Q2 2020: 664
--- #3 most common destination from Delaware
- Net job flow: 153 to New Jersey
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#6. North Carolina

- Started a new job in North Carolina from New Jersey in Q2 2020: 644
--- 3.2% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Jersey from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 480
--- #12 most common destination from North Carolina
- Net job flow: 164 to North Carolina
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#5. California

- Started a new job in California from New Jersey in Q2 2020: 672
--- 3.3% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Jersey from California in Q2 2020: 677
--- #16 most common destination from California
- Net job flow: 5 to New Jersey
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#4. Texas

- Started a new job in Texas from New Jersey in Q2 2020: 683
--- 3.4% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Jersey from Texas in Q2 2020: 563
--- #23 most common destination from Texas
- Net job flow: 120 to Texas
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#3. Florida

- Started a new job in Florida from New Jersey in Q2 2020: 1,321
--- 6.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Jersey from Florida in Q2 2020: 2,637
--- #12 most common destination from Florida
- Net job flow: 1,316 to New Jersey
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#2. Pennsylvania

- Started a new job in Pennsylvania from New Jersey in Q2 2020: 5,082
--- 25.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Jersey from Pennsylvania in Q2 2020: 7,884
--- #1 most common destination from Pennsylvania
- Net job flow: 2,802 to New Jersey
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#1. New York

- Started a new job in New York from New Jersey in Q2 2020: 6,416
--- 31.7% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Jersey from New York in Q2 2020: 9,714
--- #1 most common destination from New York
- Net job flow: 3,298 to New Jersey

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