People from these metros are finding new jobs in State College

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April 15, 2022
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People from these metros are finding new jobs in State College

The COVID-19 pandemic has truly changed the way we think about the nature of work, and in particular, where we live versus where we’re employed. Pre-pandemic, telecommuting or work-from-home situations existed, but they weren’t the norm. Nearly 6 in 10 Americans rarely or never telecommuted pre-pandemic. Months later, just over half of workers who could were telecommuting. Although vaccines were on the horizon—and with that, an imminent return to office life—many still preferred this new way of working.

Employees discovered that working from home certainly had an upside. No more long, stressful commute. They were more productive. Having more flexibility with time allowed them to better manage a household. For those who live in expensive real estate markets, the pandemic has provided an opportunity to make the leap to a more affordable city without sacrificing a big-city paycheck.

While many employers want to bring workers back to the office in some capacity, the work-from-home trend is likely here to stay. With it, smaller cities may continue to boom, as people leave larger cities for a different lifestyle. So, where in your state are people coming to settle and enjoy this new work-from-anywhere style of living? To find out, Stacker compiled a list of metros where the most people are finding new jobs in State College, PA 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 in State College, PA in the first quarter of 2021.

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#19. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

- Started a new job in State College from Baltimore in Q1 2021: 11
--- #155 (tie) most common destination from Baltimore
- Started a new job in Baltimore from State College in Q1 2021: 5
--- 0.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 6 to State College
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#18. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

- Started a new job in State College from Washington in Q1 2021: 13
--- #191 (tie) most common destination from Washington
- Started a new job in Washington from State College in Q1 2021: 11
--- 0.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 2 to State College
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#17. Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA

- Started a new job in State College from Chambersburg in Q1 2021: 16
--- #17 (tie) most common destination from Chambersburg
- Started a new job in Chambersburg from State College in Q1 2021: 13
--- 0.9% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 3 to State College
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#16. Non-metropolitan area(s), WV

- Started a new job in State College from Non in Q1 2021: 16
--- #164 most common destination from Non
- Started a new job in Non from State College in Q1 2021: 1
--- 0.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 15 to State College
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#15. Erie, PA

- Started a new job in State College from Erie in Q1 2021: 19
--- #18 most common destination from Erie
- Started a new job in Erie from State College in Q1 2021: 12
--- 0.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 7 to State College

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#14. Johnstown, PA

- Started a new job in State College from Johnstown in Q1 2021: 20
--- #12 most common destination from Johnstown
- Started a new job in Johnstown from State College in Q1 2021: 13
--- 0.9% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 7 to State College
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#13. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

- Started a new job in State College from New York in Q1 2021: 22
--- #168 (tie) most common destination from New York
- Started a new job in New York from State College in Q1 2021: 16
--- 1.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 6 to State College
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#12. Reading, PA

- Started a new job in State College from Reading in Q1 2021: 22
--- #20 most common destination from Reading
- Started a new job in Reading from State College in Q1 2021: 16
--- 1.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 6 to State College
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#11. Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA

- Started a new job in State College from Bloomsburg in Q1 2021: 24
--- #13 most common destination from Bloomsburg
- Started a new job in Bloomsburg from State College in Q1 2021: 17
--- 1.2% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 7 to State College
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#10. Williamsport, PA

- Started a new job in State College from Williamsport in Q1 2021: 26
--- #11 most common destination from Williamsport
- Started a new job in Williamsport from State College in Q1 2021: 33
--- 2.3% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 7 to Williamsport

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#9. Lancaster, PA

- Started a new job in State College from Lancaster in Q1 2021: 33
--- #21 most common destination from Lancaster
- Started a new job in Lancaster from State College in Q1 2021: 21
--- 1.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 12 to State College
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#8. York-Hanover, PA

- Started a new job in State College from York in Q1 2021: 41
--- #19 most common destination from York
- Started a new job in York from State College in Q1 2021: 30
--- 2.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 11 to State College
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#7. Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA

- Started a new job in State College from Scranton in Q1 2021: 43
--- #18 most common destination from Scranton
- Started a new job in Scranton from State College in Q1 2021: 30
--- 2.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 13 to State College
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#6. Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

- Started a new job in State College from Allentown in Q1 2021: 50
--- #21 most common destination from Allentown
- Started a new job in Allentown from State College in Q1 2021: 31
--- 2.2% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 19 to State College
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#5. Altoona, PA

- Started a new job in State College from Altoona in Q1 2021: 80
--- #7 most common destination from Altoona
- Started a new job in Altoona from State College in Q1 2021: 71
--- 5.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 9 to State College

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#4. Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA

- Started a new job in State College from Harrisburg in Q1 2021: 97
--- #16 (tie) most common destination from Harrisburg
- Started a new job in Harrisburg from State College in Q1 2021: 76
--- 5.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 21 to State College
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#3. Pittsburgh, PA

- Started a new job in State College from Pittsburgh in Q1 2021: 174
--- #22 most common destination from Pittsburgh
- Started a new job in Pittsburgh from State College in Q1 2021: 134
--- 9.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 40 to State College
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#2. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

- Started a new job in State College from Philadelphia in Q1 2021: 196
--- #29 most common destination from Philadelphia
- Started a new job in Philadelphia from State College in Q1 2021: 163
--- 11.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 33 to State College
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#1. Non-metropolitan area(s), PA

- Started a new job in State College from Non in Q1 2021: 293
--- #14 most common destination from Non
- Started a new job in Non from State College in Q1 2021: 232
--- 16.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 61 to State College

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