Metros where people in Chattanooga are getting new jobs

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April 26, 2022
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Metros where people in Chattanooga 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 Chattanooga, TN-GA 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 Chattanooga, TN-GA in the first quarter of 2021.

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#30. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

- Started a new job in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 24
--- 0.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA in Q1 2021: 44
--- #116 most common destination from Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
- Net job flow: 20 to Chattanooga, TN-GA
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#29. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

- Started a new job in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 25
--- 0.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA in Q1 2021: 42
--- #134 most common destination from New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
- Net job flow: 17 to Chattanooga, TN-GA
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#28. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL

- Started a new job in Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 26
--- 0.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL in Q1 2021: 22
--- #33 most common destination from Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL
- Net job flow: 4 to Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL
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#27. St. Louis, MO-IL

- Started a new job in St. Louis, MO-IL from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 26
--- 0.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from St. Louis, MO-IL in Q1 2021: 21
--- #68 most common destination from St. Louis, MO-IL
- Net job flow: 5 to St. Louis, MO-IL
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#26. Savannah, GA

- Started a new job in Savannah, GA from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 26
--- 0.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Savannah, GA in Q1 2021: 33
--- #29 most common destination from Savannah, GA
- Net job flow: 7 to Chattanooga, TN-GA

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#25. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

- Started a new job in Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 26
--- 0.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN in Q1 2021: 28
--- #59 most common destination from Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN
- Net job flow: 2 to Chattanooga, TN-GA
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#24. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

- Started a new job in Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 26
--- 0.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO in Q1 2021: 27
--- #87 (tie) most common destination from Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO
- Net job flow: 1 to Chattanooga, TN-GA
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#23. Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

- Started a new job in Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 32
--- 0.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC in Q1 2021: 41
--- #24 most common destination from Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC
- Net job flow: 9 to Chattanooga, TN-GA
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#22. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ

- Started a new job in Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 32
--- 0.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ in Q1 2021: 28
--- #114 most common destination from Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ
- Net job flow: 4 to Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ
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#21. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

- Started a new job in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 33
--- 0.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN in Q1 2021: 19
--- #48 (tie) most common destination from Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Net job flow: 14 to Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN

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#20. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

- Started a new job in Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 35
--- 0.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL in Q1 2021: 50
--- #68 (tie) most common destination from Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL
- Net job flow: 15 to Chattanooga, TN-GA
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#19. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

- Started a new job in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 36
--- 0.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX in Q1 2021: 38
--- #106 most common destination from Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX
- Net job flow: 2 to Chattanooga, TN-GA
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#18. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

- Started a new job in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 37
--- 0.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC in Q1 2021: 53
--- #74 most common destination from Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC
- Net job flow: 16 to Chattanooga, TN-GA
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#17. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

- Started a new job in Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 40
--- 0.7% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL in Q1 2021: 60
--- #74 (tie) most common destination from Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
- Net job flow: 20 to Chattanooga, TN-GA
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#16. Huntsville, AL

- Started a new job in Huntsville, AL from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 41
--- 0.7% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Huntsville, AL in Q1 2021: 36
--- #20 most common destination from Huntsville, AL
- Net job flow: 5 to Huntsville, AL

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#15. Rome, GA

- Started a new job in Rome, GA from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 44
--- 0.7% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Rome, GA in Q1 2021: 52
--- #3 most common destination from Rome, GA
- Net job flow: 8 to Chattanooga, TN-GA
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#14. Jacksonville, FL

- Started a new job in Jacksonville, FL from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 48
--- 0.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Jacksonville, FL in Q1 2021: 39
--- #61 most common destination from Jacksonville, FL
- Net job flow: 9 to Jacksonville, FL
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#13. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

- Started a new job in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 48
--- 0.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL in Q1 2021: 65
--- #74 (tie) most common destination from Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL
- Net job flow: 17 to Chattanooga, TN-GA
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#12. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

- Started a new job in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 58
--- 1.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX in Q1 2021: 58
--- #103 most common destination from Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
- Net job flow: 0 to Chattanooga, TN-GA
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#11. Clarksville, TN-KY

- Started a new job in Clarksville, TN-KY from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 63
--- 1.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Clarksville, TN-KY in Q1 2021: 72
--- #7 most common destination from Clarksville, TN-KY
- Net job flow: 9 to Chattanooga, TN-GA

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#10. Birmingham-Hoover, AL

- Started a new job in Birmingham-Hoover, AL from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 69
--- 1.2% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Birmingham-Hoover, AL in Q1 2021: 55
--- #18 most common destination from Birmingham-Hoover, AL
- Net job flow: 14 to Birmingham-Hoover, AL
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#9. Johnson City, TN

- Started a new job in Johnson City, TN from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 77
--- 1.3% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Johnson City, TN in Q1 2021: 93
--- #5 most common destination from Johnson City, TN
- Net job flow: 16 to Chattanooga, TN-GA
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#8. Jackson, TN

- Started a new job in Jackson, TN from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 83
--- 1.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Jackson, TN in Q1 2021: 75
--- #3 most common destination from Jackson, TN
- Net job flow: 8 to Jackson, TN
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#7. Morristown, TN

- Started a new job in Morristown, TN from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 86
--- 1.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Morristown, TN in Q1 2021: 109
--- #5 most common destination from Morristown, TN
- Net job flow: 23 to Chattanooga, TN-GA
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#6. Kingsport-Bristol, TN-VA

- Started a new job in Kingsport-Bristol, TN-VA from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 112
--- 1.9% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Kingsport-Bristol, TN-VA in Q1 2021: 72
--- #6 most common destination from Kingsport-Bristol, TN-VA
- Net job flow: 40 to Kingsport-Bristol, TN-VA

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#5. Dalton, GA

- Started a new job in Dalton, GA from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 308
--- 5.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Dalton, GA in Q1 2021: 357
--- #2 most common destination from Dalton, GA
- Net job flow: 49 to Chattanooga, TN-GA
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#4. Cleveland, TN

- Started a new job in Cleveland, TN from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 447
--- 7.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Cleveland, TN in Q1 2021: 516
--- #0 most common destination from Cleveland, TN
- Net job flow: 69 to Chattanooga, TN-GA
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#3. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA

- Started a new job in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 779
--- 13.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA in Q1 2021: 710
--- #11 (tie) most common destination from Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA
- Net job flow: 69 to Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA
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#2. Knoxville, TN

- Started a new job in Knoxville, TN from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 807
--- 13.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Knoxville, TN in Q1 2021: 770
--- #2 most common destination from Knoxville, TN
- Net job flow: 37 to Knoxville, TN
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#1. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

- Started a new job in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN from Chattanooga, TN-GA in Q1 2021: 1,520
--- 25.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Chattanooga, TN-GA from Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN in Q1 2021: 1,639
--- #2 most common destination from Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN
- Net job flow: 119 to Chattanooga, TN-GA

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