Metros where people in Harrisburg are getting new jobs

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April 26, 2022
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Metros where people in Harrisburg are getting new jobs

The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly shifted the job market in cities and towns across the country. Millions of layoffs in early 2020 forced workers to search elsewhere for jobs. Record numbers of workers have quit their jobs in the past year in favor of new pursuits in different locales. And concerns over virus spread in population-dense areas also inspired many to leave urban areas, and their jobs, in favor of rural ones.

Emerging job markets in places like Austin, Texas, Nashville, Tennessee, and Salt Lake City reflect cultural shifts in what workers are looking for in their jobs and their places of residence: year-round warmth that makes outdoor activities easy, lower income taxes, and tech-focused employers.

Stacker compiled a list of metros where the most people from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA found new jobs using data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Jobs-to-Jobs Flows. Metros are ranked by the number of people that started a new job from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in the first quarter of 2021.

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#30. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

- Started a new job in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 26
--- 0.3% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL in Q1 2021: 13
--- #103 (tie) most common destination from Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Net job flow: 13 to Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
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#29. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

- Started a new job in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 27
--- 0.3% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX in Q1 2021: 23
--- #172 (tie) most common destination from Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
- Net job flow: 4 to Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
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#28. Jacksonville, FL

- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 30
--- 0.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 9
--- #77 most common destination from Jacksonville, FL
- Net job flow: 21 to Jacksonville, FL
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#27. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH

- Started a new job in Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 31
--- 0.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH in Q1 2021: 21
--- #65 most common destination from Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
- Net job flow: 10 to Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
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#26. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

- Started a new job in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 34
--- 0.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI in Q1 2021: 3
--- #53 most common destination from Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI
- Net job flow: 31 to Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

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#25. Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

- Started a new job in Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 35
--- 0.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV in Q1 2021: 31
--- #11 most common destination from Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV
- Net job flow: 4 to Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV
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#24. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

- Started a new job in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 35
--- 0.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL in Q1 2021: 20
--- #91 (tie) most common destination from Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL
- Net job flow: 15 to Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL
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#23. Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT

- Started a new job in Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 36
--- 0.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT in Q1 2021: 9
--- #14 most common destination from Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT
- Net job flow: 27 to Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT
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#22. Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

- Started a new job in Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 36
--- 0.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA in Q1 2021: 23
--- #13 most common destination from Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA
- Net job flow: 13 to Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA
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#21. Johnstown, PA

- Started a new job in Johnstown, PA from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 43
--- 0.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Johnstown, PA in Q1 2021: 49
--- #4 most common destination from Johnstown, PA
- Net job flow: 6 to Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

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#20. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA

- Started a new job in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 46
--- 0.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA in Q1 2021: 31
--- #108 most common destination from Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA
- Net job flow: 15 to Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA
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#19. East Stroudsburg, PA

- Started a new job in East Stroudsburg, PA from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 52
--- 0.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from East Stroudsburg, PA in Q1 2021: 59
--- #6 most common destination from East Stroudsburg, PA
- Net job flow: 7 to Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA
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#18. Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

- Started a new job in Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 60
--- 0.7% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA in Q1 2021: 70
--- #4 most common destination from Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA
- Net job flow: 10 to Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA
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#17. Williamsport, PA

- Started a new job in Williamsport, PA from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 71
--- 0.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Williamsport, PA in Q1 2021: 71
--- #3 most common destination from Williamsport, PA
- Net job flow: 0 to Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA
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#16. Altoona, PA

- Started a new job in Altoona, PA from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 79
--- 0.9% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Altoona, PA in Q1 2021: 76
--- #4 most common destination from Altoona, PA
- Net job flow: 3 to Altoona, PA

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#15. Erie, PA

- Started a new job in Erie, PA from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 82
--- 1.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Erie, PA in Q1 2021: 71
--- #3 most common destination from Erie, PA
- Net job flow: 11 to Erie, PA
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#14. Gettysburg, PA

- Started a new job in Gettysburg, PA from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 96
--- 1.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Gettysburg, PA in Q1 2021: 129
--- #1 most common destination from Gettysburg, PA
- Net job flow: 33 to Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA
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#13. State College, PA

- Started a new job in State College, PA from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 97
--- 1.2% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from State College, PA in Q1 2021: 76
--- #3 most common destination from State College, PA
- Net job flow: 21 to State College, PA
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#12. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

- Started a new job in Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 110
--- 1.3% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD in Q1 2021: 125
--- #17 most common destination from Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD
- Net job flow: 15 to Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA
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#11. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

- Started a new job in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 111
--- 1.3% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV in Q1 2021: 137
--- #40 most common destination from Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
- Net job flow: 26 to Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

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#10. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

- Started a new job in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 181
--- 2.2% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA in Q1 2021: 226
--- #43 (tie) most common destination from New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
- Net job flow: 45 to Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA
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#9. Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

- Started a new job in Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 292
--- 3.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA in Q1 2021: 312
--- #0 most common destination from Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA
- Net job flow: 20 to Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA
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#8. Lebanon, PA

- Started a new job in Lebanon, PA from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 305
--- 3.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Lebanon, PA in Q1 2021: 288
--- #0 most common destination from Lebanon, PA
- Net job flow: 17 to Lebanon, PA
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#7. Reading, PA

- Started a new job in Reading, PA from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 336
--- 4.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Reading, PA in Q1 2021: 338
--- #3 most common destination from Reading, PA
- Net job flow: 2 to Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA
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#6. Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

- Started a new job in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 371
--- 4.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA in Q1 2021: 343
--- #4 most common destination from Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA
- Net job flow: 28 to Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

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#5. Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

- Started a new job in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 578
--- 6.9% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ in Q1 2021: 542
--- #3 most common destination from Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Net job flow: 36 to Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
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#4. Lancaster, PA

- Started a new job in Lancaster, PA from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 809
--- 9.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Lancaster, PA in Q1 2021: 801
--- #1 most common destination from Lancaster, PA
- Net job flow: 8 to Lancaster, PA
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#3. Pittsburgh, PA

- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 936
--- 11.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 799
--- #2 most common destination from Pittsburgh, PA
- Net job flow: 137 to Pittsburgh, PA
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#2. York-Hanover, PA

- Started a new job in York-Hanover, PA from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 966
--- 11.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from York-Hanover, PA in Q1 2021: 984
--- #0 most common destination from York-Hanover, PA
- Net job flow: 18 to Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA
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#1. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

- Started a new job in Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 1,757
--- 20.9% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD in Q1 2021: 1,691
--- #3 most common destination from Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD
- Net job flow: 66 to Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

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