States where people in Rhode Island are getting new jobs

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

In Q2 2020, 4,295 people from Rhode Island started a job in another state. Keep reading to find out which states were most common.

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#20. Michigan

- Started a new job in Michigan from Rhode Island in Q2 2020: 19
--- 0.4% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Rhode Island from Michigan in Q2 2020: 15
--- #45 most common destination from Michigan
- Net job flow: 4 to Michigan
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#19. Washington

- Started a new job in Washington from Rhode Island in Q2 2020: 20
--- 0.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Rhode Island from Washington in Q2 2020: 19
--- #47 most common destination from Washington
- Net job flow: 1 to Washington
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#18. Colorado

- Started a new job in Colorado from Rhode Island in Q2 2020: 26
--- 0.6% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Rhode Island from Colorado in Q2 2020: 26
--- #46 most common destination from Colorado
- Net job flow: 0 to Rhode Island
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#17. Illinois

- Started a new job in Illinois from Rhode Island in Q2 2020: 26
--- 0.6% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Rhode Island from Illinois in Q2 2020: 36
--- #44 most common destination from Illinois
- Net job flow: 10 to Rhode Island
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#16. South Carolina

- Started a new job in South Carolina from Rhode Island in Q2 2020: 28
--- 0.7% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Rhode Island from South Carolina in Q2 2020: 22
--- #41 most common destination from South Carolina
- Net job flow: 6 to South Carolina
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#15. Tennessee

- Started a new job in Tennessee from Rhode Island in Q2 2020: 28
--- 0.7% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Rhode Island from Tennessee in Q2 2020: 22
--- #44 most common destination from Tennessee
- Net job flow: 6 to Tennessee
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#14. Georgia

- Started a new job in Georgia from Rhode Island in Q2 2020: 32
--- 0.7% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Rhode Island from Georgia in Q2 2020: 36
--- #45 most common destination from Georgia
- Net job flow: 4 to Rhode Island
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#13. Maryland

- Started a new job in Maryland from Rhode Island in Q2 2020: 32
--- 0.7% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Rhode Island from Maryland in Q2 2020: 35
--- #39 (tie) most common destination from Maryland
- Net job flow: 3 to Rhode Island
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#12. Maine

- Started a new job in Maine from Rhode Island in Q2 2020: 43
--- 1.0% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Rhode Island from Maine in Q2 2020: 28
--- #19 (tie) most common destination from Maine
- Net job flow: 15 to Maine
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#11. Virginia

- Started a new job in Virginia from Rhode Island in Q2 2020: 48
--- 1.1% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Rhode Island from Virginia in Q2 2020: 32
--- #41 most common destination from Virginia
- Net job flow: 16 to Virginia
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#10. North Carolina

- Started a new job in North Carolina from Rhode Island in Q2 2020: 61
--- 1.4% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Rhode Island from North Carolina in Q2 2020: 60
--- #41 most common destination from North Carolina
- Net job flow: 1 to North Carolina
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#9. Pennsylvania

- Started a new job in Pennsylvania from Rhode Island in Q2 2020: 64
--- 1.5% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Rhode Island from Pennsylvania in Q2 2020: 77
--- #40 most common destination from Pennsylvania
- Net job flow: 13 to Rhode Island
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#8. Texas

- Started a new job in Texas from Rhode Island in Q2 2020: 70
--- 1.6% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Rhode Island from Texas in Q2 2020: 71
--- #46 most common destination from Texas
- Net job flow: 1 to Rhode Island
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#7. California

- Started a new job in California from Rhode Island in Q2 2020: 71
--- 1.7% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Rhode Island from California in Q2 2020: 71
--- #43 most common destination from California
- Net job flow: 0 to Rhode Island
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#6. New Hampshire

- Started a new job in New Hampshire from Rhode Island in Q2 2020: 102
--- 2.4% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Rhode Island from New Hampshire in Q2 2020: 78
--- #11 most common destination from New Hampshire
- Net job flow: 24 to New Hampshire
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#5. New Jersey

- Started a new job in New Jersey from Rhode Island in Q2 2020: 114
--- 2.7% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Rhode Island from New Jersey in Q2 2020: 79
--- #21 most common destination from New Jersey
- Net job flow: 35 to New Jersey
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#4. Florida

- Started a new job in Florida from Rhode Island in Q2 2020: 125
--- 2.9% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Rhode Island from Florida in Q2 2020: 311
--- #42 most common destination from Florida
- Net job flow: 186 to Rhode Island
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#3. New York

- Started a new job in New York from Rhode Island in Q2 2020: 145
--- 3.4% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Rhode Island from New York in Q2 2020: 270
--- #30 most common destination from New York
- Net job flow: 125 to Rhode Island
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#2. Connecticut

- Started a new job in Connecticut from Rhode Island in Q2 2020: 465
--- 10.8% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Rhode Island from Connecticut in Q2 2020: 542
--- #4 most common destination from Connecticut
- Net job flow: 77 to Rhode Island
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#1. Massachusetts

- Started a new job in Massachusetts from Rhode Island in Q2 2020: 2,608
--- 60.7% of total new out-of-state jobs
- Started a new job in Rhode Island from Massachusetts in Q2 2020: 2,680
--- #2 most common destination from Massachusetts
- Net job flow: 72 to Rhode Island

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