Metros where people in Pittsburgh are getting new jobs

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April 26, 2022
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Metros where people in Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh, 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 Pittsburgh, PA in the first quarter of 2021.

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#30. Lebanon, PA

- Started a new job in Lebanon, PA from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 95
--- 0.7% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Lebanon, PA in Q1 2021: 66
--- #6 most common destination from Lebanon, PA
- Net job flow: 29 to Lebanon, PA
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#29. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

- Started a new job in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 99
--- 0.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC in Q1 2021: 69
--- #45 most common destination from Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC
- Net job flow: 30 to Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC
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#28. Jacksonville, FL

- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 101
--- 0.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 28
--- #32 most common destination from Jacksonville, FL
- Net job flow: 73 to Jacksonville, FL
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#27. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

- Started a new job in Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 107
--- 0.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN in Q1 2021: 75
--- #24 (tie) most common destination from Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN
- Net job flow: 32 to Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN
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#26. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

- Started a new job in Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 111
--- 0.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD in Q1 2021: 127
--- #16 most common destination from Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD
- Net job flow: 16 to Pittsburgh, PA

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#25. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

- Started a new job in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 112
--- 0.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX in Q1 2021: 131
--- #55 (tie) most common destination from Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX
- Net job flow: 19 to Pittsburgh, PA
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#24. Williamsport, PA

- Started a new job in Williamsport, PA from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 124
--- 0.9% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Williamsport, PA in Q1 2021: 143
--- #2 most common destination from Williamsport, PA
- Net job flow: 19 to Pittsburgh, PA
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#23. Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

- Started a new job in Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 128
--- 1.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA in Q1 2021: 162
--- #3 most common destination from Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA
- Net job flow: 34 to Pittsburgh, PA
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#22. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

- Started a new job in Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 132
--- 1.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI in Q1 2021: 127
--- #50 most common destination from Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
- Net job flow: 5 to Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
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#21. Wheeling, WV-OH

- Started a new job in Wheeling, WV-OH from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 138
--- 1.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Wheeling, WV-OH in Q1 2021: 119
--- #2 most common destination from Wheeling, WV-OH
- Net job flow: 19 to Wheeling, WV-OH

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#20. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

- Started a new job in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 142
--- 1.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX in Q1 2021: 101
--- #64 most common destination from Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
- Net job flow: 41 to Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
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#19. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA

- Started a new job in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 150
--- 1.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA in Q1 2021: 91
--- #54 most common destination from Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA
- Net job flow: 59 to Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA
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#18. Columbus, OH

- Started a new job in Columbus, OH from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 167
--- 1.3% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Columbus, OH in Q1 2021: 118
--- #14 most common destination from Columbus, OH
- Net job flow: 49 to Columbus, OH
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#17. Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

- Started a new job in Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 170
--- 1.3% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH in Q1 2021: 146
--- #0 most common destination from Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH
- Net job flow: 24 to Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH
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#16. State College, PA

- Started a new job in State College, PA from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 174
--- 1.3% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from State College, PA in Q1 2021: 134
--- #2 most common destination from State College, PA
- Net job flow: 40 to State College, PA

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#15. Morgantown, WV

- Started a new job in Morgantown, WV from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 185
--- 1.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Morgantown, WV in Q1 2021: 142
--- #1 most common destination from Morgantown, WV
- Net job flow: 43 to Morgantown, WV
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#14. Cleveland-Elyria, OH

- Started a new job in Cleveland-Elyria, OH from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 216
--- 1.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Cleveland-Elyria, OH in Q1 2021: 152
--- #9 most common destination from Cleveland-Elyria, OH
- Net job flow: 64 to Cleveland-Elyria, OH
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#13. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

- Started a new job in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 225
--- 1.7% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV in Q1 2021: 224
--- #24 most common destination from Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
- Net job flow: 1 to Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
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#12. Reading, PA

- Started a new job in Reading, PA from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 236
--- 1.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Reading, PA in Q1 2021: 193
--- #5 most common destination from Reading, PA
- Net job flow: 43 to Reading, PA
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#11. Johnstown, PA

- Started a new job in Johnstown, PA from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 253
--- 1.9% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Johnstown, PA in Q1 2021: 255
--- #0 most common destination from Johnstown, PA
- Net job flow: 2 to Pittsburgh, PA

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#10. York-Hanover, PA

- Started a new job in York-Hanover, PA from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 298
--- 2.3% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from York-Hanover, PA in Q1 2021: 324
--- #5 most common destination from York-Hanover, PA
- Net job flow: 26 to Pittsburgh, PA
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#9. Altoona, PA

- Started a new job in Altoona, PA from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 302
--- 2.3% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Altoona, PA in Q1 2021: 279
--- #0 most common destination from Altoona, PA
- Net job flow: 23 to Altoona, PA
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#8. Lancaster, PA

- Started a new job in Lancaster, PA from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 346
--- 2.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Lancaster, PA in Q1 2021: 272
--- #5 most common destination from Lancaster, PA
- Net job flow: 74 to Lancaster, PA
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#7. Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

- Started a new job in Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 372
--- 2.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA in Q1 2021: 392
--- #3 most common destination from Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA
- Net job flow: 20 to Pittsburgh, PA
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#6. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

- Started a new job in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 372
--- 2.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA in Q1 2021: 538
--- #28 most common destination from New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
- Net job flow: 166 to Pittsburgh, PA

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#5. Erie, PA

- Started a new job in Erie, PA from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 500
--- 3.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Erie, PA in Q1 2021: 475
--- #0 most common destination from Erie, PA
- Net job flow: 25 to Erie, PA
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#4. Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

- Started a new job in Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 501
--- 3.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA in Q1 2021: 580
--- #2 most common destination from Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA
- Net job flow: 79 to Pittsburgh, PA
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#3. Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

- Started a new job in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 531
--- 4.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ in Q1 2021: 478
--- #5 most common destination from Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Net job flow: 53 to Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
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#2. Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

- Started a new job in Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 799
--- 6.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA in Q1 2021: 936
--- #3 most common destination from Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA
- Net job flow: 137 to Pittsburgh, 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 Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 3,135
--- 23.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD in Q1 2021: 3,099
--- #1 most common destination from Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD
- Net job flow: 36 to Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

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