States where people in New Mexico are getting new jobs

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

In Q2 2020, 6,862 people from New Mexico started a job in another state. Keep reading to find out which states were most common.

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#20. Missouri

- Started a new job in Missouri from New Mexico in Q2 2020: 64
--- 0.9% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Mexico from Missouri in Q2 2020: 72
--- #33 most common destination from Missouri
- Net job flow: 8 to New Mexico
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#19. Virginia

- Started a new job in Virginia from New Mexico in Q2 2020: 68
--- 1.0% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Mexico from Virginia in Q2 2020: 55
--- #36 (tie) most common destination from Virginia
- Net job flow: 13 to Virginia
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#18. Illinois

- Started a new job in Illinois from New Mexico in Q2 2020: 70
--- 1.0% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Mexico from Illinois in Q2 2020: 66
--- #36 most common destination from Illinois
- Net job flow: 4 to Illinois
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#17. Tennessee

- Started a new job in Tennessee from New Mexico in Q2 2020: 72
--- 1.0% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Mexico from Tennessee in Q2 2020: 72
--- #34 most common destination from Tennessee
- Net job flow: 0 to New Mexico
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#16. Wyoming

- Started a new job in Wyoming from New Mexico in Q2 2020: 72
--- 1.0% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Mexico from Wyoming in Q2 2020: 50
--- #13 most common destination from Wyoming
- Net job flow: 22 to Wyoming
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#15. Kansas

- Started a new job in Kansas from New Mexico in Q2 2020: 73
--- 1.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Mexico from Kansas in Q2 2020: 71
--- #23 most common destination from Kansas
- Net job flow: 2 to Kansas
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#14. Georgia

- Started a new job in Georgia from New Mexico in Q2 2020: 74
--- 1.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Mexico from Georgia in Q2 2020: 68
--- #36 most common destination from Georgia
- Net job flow: 6 to Georgia
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#13. Oregon

- Started a new job in Oregon from New Mexico in Q2 2020: 78
--- 1.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Mexico from Oregon in Q2 2020: 69
--- #25 most common destination from Oregon
- Net job flow: 9 to Oregon
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#12. Iowa

- Started a new job in Iowa from New Mexico in Q2 2020: 79
--- 1.2% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Mexico from Iowa in Q2 2020: 39
--- #25 most common destination from Iowa
- Net job flow: 40 to Iowa
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#11. Indiana

- Started a new job in Indiana from New Mexico in Q2 2020: 83
--- 1.2% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Mexico from Indiana in Q2 2020: 35
--- #31 most common destination from Indiana
- Net job flow: 48 to Indiana
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#10. Nevada

- Started a new job in Nevada from New Mexico in Q2 2020: 112
--- 1.6% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Mexico from Nevada in Q2 2020: 118
--- #17 most common destination from Nevada
- Net job flow: 6 to New Mexico
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#9. Washington

- Started a new job in Washington from New Mexico in Q2 2020: 120
--- 1.7% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Mexico from Washington in Q2 2020: 114
--- #31 most common destination from Washington
- Net job flow: 6 to Washington
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#8. Louisiana

- Started a new job in Louisiana from New Mexico in Q2 2020: 145
--- 2.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Mexico from Louisiana in Q2 2020: 72
--- #11 (tie) most common destination from Louisiana
- Net job flow: 73 to Louisiana
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#7. Utah

- Started a new job in Utah from New Mexico in Q2 2020: 146
--- 2.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Mexico from Utah in Q2 2020: 114
--- #15 most common destination from Utah
- Net job flow: 32 to Utah
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#6. Florida

- Started a new job in Florida from New Mexico in Q2 2020: 161
--- 2.3% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Mexico from Florida in Q2 2020: 180
--- #38 most common destination from Florida
- Net job flow: 19 to New Mexico
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#5. Oklahoma

- Started a new job in Oklahoma from New Mexico in Q2 2020: 186
--- 2.7% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Mexico from Oklahoma in Q2 2020: 190
--- #8 (tie) most common destination from Oklahoma
- Net job flow: 4 to New Mexico
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#4. California

- Started a new job in California from New Mexico in Q2 2020: 386
--- 5.6% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Mexico from California in Q2 2020: 532
--- #26 most common destination from California
- Net job flow: 146 to New Mexico
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#3. Colorado

- Started a new job in Colorado from New Mexico in Q2 2020: 527
--- 7.7% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Mexico from Colorado in Q2 2020: 552
--- #9 most common destination from Colorado
- Net job flow: 25 to New Mexico
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#2. Arizona

- Started a new job in Arizona from New Mexico in Q2 2020: 666
--- 9.7% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Mexico from Arizona in Q2 2020: 581
--- #9 most common destination from Arizona
- Net job flow: 85 to Arizona
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#1. Texas

- Started a new job in Texas from New Mexico in Q2 2020: 2,794
--- 40.7% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New Mexico from Texas in Q2 2020: 2,593
--- #5 most common destination from Texas
- Net job flow: 201 to Texas

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