States where people in New York are getting new jobs

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

In Q2 2020, 40,248 people from New York started a job in another state. Keep reading to find out which states were most common.

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#20. Vermont

- Started a new job in Vermont from New York in Q2 2020: 385
--- 1.0% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New York from Vermont in Q2 2020: 394
--- #2 most common destination from Vermont
- Net job flow: 9 to New York
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#19. Arizona

- Started a new job in Arizona from New York in Q2 2020: 423
--- 1.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New York from Arizona in Q2 2020: 269
--- #11 most common destination from Arizona
- Net job flow: 154 to Arizona
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#18. Michigan

- Started a new job in Michigan from New York in Q2 2020: 428
--- 1.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New York from Michigan in Q2 2020: 275
--- #9 most common destination from Michigan
- Net job flow: 153 to Michigan
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#17. Tennessee

- Started a new job in Tennessee from New York in Q2 2020: 542
--- 1.3% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New York from Tennessee in Q2 2020: 409
--- #11 most common destination from Tennessee
- Net job flow: 133 to Tennessee
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#16. Colorado

- Started a new job in Colorado from New York in Q2 2020: 600
--- 1.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New York from Colorado in Q2 2020: 332
--- #7 most common destination from Colorado
- Net job flow: 268 to Colorado
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#15. South Carolina

- Started a new job in South Carolina from New York in Q2 2020: 633
--- 1.6% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New York from South Carolina in Q2 2020: 357
--- #5 most common destination from South Carolina
- Net job flow: 276 to South Carolina
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#14. Washington

- Started a new job in Washington from New York in Q2 2020: 715
--- 1.8% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New York from Washington in Q2 2020: 324
--- #7 most common destination from Washington
- Net job flow: 391 to Washington
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#13. Ohio

- Started a new job in Ohio from New York in Q2 2020: 742
--- 1.8% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New York from Ohio in Q2 2020: 546
--- #10 most common destination from Ohio
- Net job flow: 196 to Ohio
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#12. Illinois

- Started a new job in Illinois from New York in Q2 2020: 808
--- 2.0% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New York from Illinois in Q2 2020: 517
--- #10 most common destination from Illinois
- Net job flow: 291 to Illinois
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#11. Maryland

- Started a new job in Maryland from New York in Q2 2020: 823
--- 2.0% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New York from Maryland in Q2 2020: 491
--- #6 most common destination from Maryland
- Net job flow: 332 to Maryland
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#10. Georgia

- Started a new job in Georgia from New York in Q2 2020: 1,065
--- 2.6% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New York from Georgia in Q2 2020: 833
--- #8 most common destination from Georgia
- Net job flow: 232 to Georgia
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#9. Virginia

- Started a new job in Virginia from New York in Q2 2020: 1,144
--- 2.8% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New York from Virginia in Q2 2020: 742
--- #6 most common destination from Virginia
- Net job flow: 402 to Virginia
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#8. North Carolina

- Started a new job in North Carolina from New York in Q2 2020: 1,589
--- 3.9% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New York from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 886
--- #5 most common destination from North Carolina
- Net job flow: 703 to North Carolina
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#7. Texas

- Started a new job in Texas from New York in Q2 2020: 1,765
--- 4.4% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New York from Texas in Q2 2020: 1,237
--- #8 most common destination from Texas
- Net job flow: 528 to Texas
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#6. Massachusetts

- Started a new job in Massachusetts from New York in Q2 2020: 2,053
--- 5.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New York from Massachusetts in Q2 2020: 1,600
--- #3 most common destination from Massachusetts
- Net job flow: 453 to Massachusetts
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#5. Connecticut

- Started a new job in Connecticut from New York in Q2 2020: 2,916
--- 7.2% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New York from Connecticut in Q2 2020: 2,154
--- #1 most common destination from Connecticut
- Net job flow: 762 to Connecticut
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#4. California

- Started a new job in California from New York in Q2 2020: 2,968
--- 7.4% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New York from California in Q2 2020: 2,069
--- #3 most common destination from California
- Net job flow: 899 to California
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#3. Pennsylvania

- Started a new job in Pennsylvania from New York in Q2 2020: 3,150
--- 7.8% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New York from Pennsylvania in Q2 2020: 2,322
--- #2 most common destination from Pennsylvania
- Net job flow: 828 to Pennsylvania
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#2. Florida

- Started a new job in Florida from New York in Q2 2020: 3,493
--- 8.7% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New York from Florida in Q2 2020: 2,947
--- #2 most common destination from Florida
- Net job flow: 546 to Florida
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#1. New Jersey

- Started a new job in New Jersey from New York in Q2 2020: 9,714
--- 24.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in New York from New Jersey in Q2 2020: 6,416
--- #1 most common destination from New Jersey
- Net job flow: 3,298 to New Jersey

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