States where people in North Dakota are getting new jobs

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

In Q2 2020, 5,888 people from North Dakota started a job in another state. Keep reading to find out which states were most common.

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#20. Illinois

- Started a new job in Illinois from North Dakota in Q2 2020: 73
--- 1.2% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Dakota from Illinois in Q2 2020: 57
--- #35 most common destination from Illinois
- Net job flow: 16 to Illinois
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#19. Nebraska

- Started a new job in Nebraska from North Dakota in Q2 2020: 74
--- 1.3% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Dakota from Nebraska in Q2 2020: 69
--- #20 most common destination from Nebraska
- Net job flow: 5 to Nebraska
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#18. Pennsylvania

- Started a new job in Pennsylvania from North Dakota in Q2 2020: 75
--- 1.3% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Dakota from Pennsylvania in Q2 2020: 42
--- #37 most common destination from Pennsylvania
- Net job flow: 33 to Pennsylvania
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#17. Missouri

- Started a new job in Missouri from North Dakota in Q2 2020: 90
--- 1.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Dakota from Missouri in Q2 2020: 83
--- #30 most common destination from Missouri
- Net job flow: 7 to Missouri
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#16. Oklahoma

- Started a new job in Oklahoma from North Dakota in Q2 2020: 91
--- 1.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Dakota from Oklahoma in Q2 2020: 114
--- #21 most common destination from Oklahoma
- Net job flow: 23 to North Dakota
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#15. Iowa

- Started a new job in Iowa from North Dakota in Q2 2020: 111
--- 1.9% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Dakota from Iowa in Q2 2020: 103
--- #20 most common destination from Iowa
- Net job flow: 8 to Iowa
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#14. Michigan

- Started a new job in Michigan from North Dakota in Q2 2020: 115
--- 2.0% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Dakota from Michigan in Q2 2020: 58
--- #26 most common destination from Michigan
- Net job flow: 57 to Michigan
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#13. Wisconsin

- Started a new job in Wisconsin from North Dakota in Q2 2020: 126
--- 2.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Dakota from Wisconsin in Q2 2020: 89
--- #21 most common destination from Wisconsin
- Net job flow: 37 to Wisconsin
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#12. Florida

- Started a new job in Florida from North Dakota in Q2 2020: 130
--- 2.2% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Dakota from Florida in Q2 2020: 139
--- #41 most common destination from Florida
- Net job flow: 9 to North Dakota
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#11. Washington

- Started a new job in Washington from North Dakota in Q2 2020: 140
--- 2.4% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Dakota from Washington in Q2 2020: 84
--- #29 most common destination from Washington
- Net job flow: 56 to Washington
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#10. Wyoming

- Started a new job in Wyoming from North Dakota in Q2 2020: 140
--- 2.4% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Dakota from Wyoming in Q2 2020: 205
--- #8 most common destination from Wyoming
- Net job flow: 65 to North Dakota
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#9. Utah

- Started a new job in Utah from North Dakota in Q2 2020: 144
--- 2.4% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Dakota from Utah in Q2 2020: 107
--- #16 most common destination from Utah
- Net job flow: 37 to Utah
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#8. California

- Started a new job in California from North Dakota in Q2 2020: 151
--- 2.6% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Dakota from California in Q2 2020: 183
--- #39 most common destination from California
- Net job flow: 32 to North Dakota
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#7. Arizona

- Started a new job in Arizona from North Dakota in Q2 2020: 168
--- 2.9% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Dakota from Arizona in Q2 2020: 167
--- #28 most common destination from Arizona
- Net job flow: 1 to Arizona
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#6. Idaho

- Started a new job in Idaho from North Dakota in Q2 2020: 182
--- 3.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Dakota from Idaho in Q2 2020: 59
--- #11 most common destination from Idaho
- Net job flow: 123 to Idaho
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#5. Colorado

- Started a new job in Colorado from North Dakota in Q2 2020: 205
--- 3.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Dakota from Colorado in Q2 2020: 198
--- #29 most common destination from Colorado
- Net job flow: 7 to Colorado
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#4. South Dakota

- Started a new job in South Dakota from North Dakota in Q2 2020: 314
--- 5.3% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Dakota from South Dakota in Q2 2020: 204
--- #4 most common destination from South Dakota
- Net job flow: 110 to South Dakota
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#3. Texas

- Started a new job in Texas from North Dakota in Q2 2020: 408
--- 6.9% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Dakota from Texas in Q2 2020: 607
--- #33 most common destination from Texas
- Net job flow: 199 to North Dakota
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#2. Montana

- Started a new job in Montana from North Dakota in Q2 2020: 426
--- 7.2% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Dakota from Montana in Q2 2020: 209
--- #3 most common destination from Montana
- Net job flow: 217 to Montana
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#1. Minnesota

- Started a new job in Minnesota from North Dakota in Q2 2020: 1,890
--- 32.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in North Dakota from Minnesota in Q2 2020: 1,388
--- #2 most common destination from Minnesota
- Net job flow: 502 to Minnesota

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