States where people in North Carolina are getting new jobs

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

In Q2 2020, 25,001 people from North Carolina started a job in another state. Keep reading to find out which states were most common.

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#20. Arizona

- Started a new job in Arizona from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 294
--- 1.2% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Carolina from Arizona in Q2 2020: 313
--- #19 most common destination from Arizona
- Net job flow: 19 to North Carolina
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#19. Alabama

- Started a new job in Alabama from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 297
--- 1.2% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Carolina from Alabama in Q2 2020: 335
--- #7 most common destination from Alabama
- Net job flow: 38 to North Carolina
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#18. Kentucky

- Started a new job in Kentucky from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 299
--- 1.2% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Carolina from Kentucky in Q2 2020: 325
--- #10 most common destination from Kentucky
- Net job flow: 26 to North Carolina
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#17. Indiana

- Started a new job in Indiana from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 299
--- 1.2% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Carolina from Indiana in Q2 2020: 327
--- #11 most common destination from Indiana
- Net job flow: 28 to North Carolina
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#16. Michigan

- Started a new job in Michigan from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 309
--- 1.2% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Carolina from Michigan in Q2 2020: 399
--- #13 most common destination from Michigan
- Net job flow: 90 to North Carolina
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#15. Colorado

- Started a new job in Colorado from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 346
--- 1.4% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Carolina from Colorado in Q2 2020: 433
--- #18 most common destination from Colorado
- Net job flow: 87 to North Carolina
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#14. Illinois

- Started a new job in Illinois from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 358
--- 1.4% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Carolina from Illinois in Q2 2020: 493
--- #19 most common destination from Illinois
- Net job flow: 135 to North Carolina
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#13. Massachusetts

- Started a new job in Massachusetts from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 383
--- 1.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Carolina from Massachusetts in Q2 2020: 418
--- #10 most common destination from Massachusetts
- Net job flow: 35 to North Carolina
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#12. New Jersey

- Started a new job in New Jersey from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 480
--- 1.9% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Carolina from New Jersey in Q2 2020: 644
--- #9 most common destination from New Jersey
- Net job flow: 164 to North Carolina
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#11. Maryland

- Started a new job in Maryland from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 624
--- 2.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Carolina from Maryland in Q2 2020: 653
--- #8 most common destination from Maryland
- Net job flow: 29 to North Carolina
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#10. Ohio

- Started a new job in Ohio from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 648
--- 2.6% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Carolina from Ohio in Q2 2020: 814
--- #11 most common destination from Ohio
- Net job flow: 166 to North Carolina
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#9. Pennsylvania

- Started a new job in Pennsylvania from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 716
--- 2.9% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Carolina from Pennsylvania in Q2 2020: 978
--- #11 most common destination from Pennsylvania
- Net job flow: 262 to North Carolina
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#8. California

- Started a new job in California from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 753
--- 3.0% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Carolina from California in Q2 2020: 1,096
--- #15 most common destination from California
- Net job flow: 343 to North Carolina
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#7. New York

- Started a new job in New York from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 886
--- 3.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Carolina from New York in Q2 2020: 1,589
--- #8 most common destination from New York
- Net job flow: 703 to North Carolina
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#6. Tennessee

- Started a new job in Tennessee from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 1,130
--- 4.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Carolina from Tennessee in Q2 2020: 1,063
--- #6 most common destination from Tennessee
- Net job flow: 67 to Tennessee
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#5. Texas

- Started a new job in Texas from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 1,361
--- 5.4% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Carolina from Texas in Q2 2020: 1,339
--- #11 most common destination from Texas
- Net job flow: 22 to Texas
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#4. Georgia

- Started a new job in Georgia from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 1,619
--- 6.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Carolina from Georgia in Q2 2020: 1,752
--- #6 most common destination from Georgia
- Net job flow: 133 to North Carolina
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#3. Florida

- Started a new job in Florida from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 2,137
--- 8.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Carolina from Florida in Q2 2020: 2,963
--- #5 most common destination from Florida
- Net job flow: 826 to North Carolina
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#2. Virginia

- Started a new job in Virginia from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 3,051
--- 12.2% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Carolina from Virginia in Q2 2020: 3,123
--- #3 most common destination from Virginia
- Net job flow: 72 to North Carolina
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#1. South Carolina

- Started a new job in South Carolina from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 5,872
--- 23.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Carolina from South Carolina in Q2 2020: 5,647
--- #1 most common destination from South Carolina
- Net job flow: 225 to South Carolina

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