Metros where people in Brownsville are getting new jobs

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September 21, 2021
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Metros where people in Brownsville are getting new jobs

A metro’s job market has a big impact on whether people stay in a good job or leave for greener pastures where jobs may be more plentiful or where workers can find specific jobs in their industries. Areas with growing job markets like many spots in Texas are gaining residents, while states with sluggish markets experience brain drain as workers move to places that can support their careers. Stacker compiled a list of metros where the most people from Brownsville-Harlingen, TX found new jobs using data from the U.S. Census Bureau Jobs-to-Jobs Flows. Metros are ranked by the number of people that started a new job from Brownsville-Harlingen, TX in the second quarter of 2020.
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#13. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

- Started a new job in Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI from Brownsville-Harlingen, TX in Q2 2020: 10
--- 0.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX from Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI in Q2 2020: 5
--- #123 most common destination from Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI
- Net job flow: 5 to Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI
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#12. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

- Started a new job in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA from Brownsville-Harlingen, TX in Q2 2020: 10
--- 0.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX from Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA in Q2 2020: 7
--- #187 (tie) most common destination from Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
- Net job flow: 3 to Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
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#11. Killeen-Temple, TX

- Started a new job in Killeen-Temple, TX from Brownsville-Harlingen, TX in Q2 2020: 14
--- 0.7% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX from Killeen-Temple, TX in Q2 2020: 9
--- #17 (tie) most common destination from Killeen-Temple, TX
- Net job flow: 5 to Killeen-Temple, TX
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#10. Victoria, TX

- Started a new job in Victoria, TX from Brownsville-Harlingen, TX in Q2 2020: 15
--- 0.7% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX from Victoria, TX in Q2 2020: 6
--- #7 most common destination from Victoria, TX
- Net job flow: 9 to Victoria, TX
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#9. El Paso, TX

- Started a new job in El Paso, TX from Brownsville-Harlingen, TX in Q2 2020: 23
--- 1.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX from El Paso, TX in Q2 2020: 35
--- #33 (tie) most common destination from El Paso, TX
- Net job flow: 12 to Brownsville-Harlingen, TX
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#8. Laredo, TX

- Started a new job in Laredo, TX from Brownsville-Harlingen, TX in Q2 2020: 46
--- 2.2% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX from Laredo, TX in Q2 2020: 68
--- #8 most common destination from Laredo, TX
- Net job flow: 22 to Brownsville-Harlingen, TX
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#7. Waco, TX

- Started a new job in Waco, TX from Brownsville-Harlingen, TX in Q2 2020: 75
--- 3.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX from Waco, TX in Q2 2020: 13
--- #7 most common destination from Waco, TX
- Net job flow: 62 to Waco, TX
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#6. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX

- Started a new job in Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX from Brownsville-Harlingen, TX in Q2 2020: 95
--- 4.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX from Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX in Q2 2020: 129
--- #28 (tie) most common destination from Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX
- Net job flow: 34 to Brownsville-Harlingen, TX
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#5. Corpus Christi, TX

- Started a new job in Corpus Christi, TX from Brownsville-Harlingen, TX in Q2 2020: 131
--- 6.2% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX from Corpus Christi, TX in Q2 2020: 157
--- #6 most common destination from Corpus Christi, TX
- Net job flow: 26 to Brownsville-Harlingen, TX
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#4. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

- Started a new job in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX from Brownsville-Harlingen, TX in Q2 2020: 163
--- 7.7% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX from Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX in Q2 2020: 275
--- #50 (tie) most common destination from Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
- Net job flow: 112 to Brownsville-Harlingen, TX
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#3. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

- Started a new job in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX from Brownsville-Harlingen, TX in Q2 2020: 202
--- 9.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX from San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX in Q2 2020: 219
--- #10 most common destination from San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
- Net job flow: 17 to Brownsville-Harlingen, TX
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#2. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

- Started a new job in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX from Brownsville-Harlingen, TX in Q2 2020: 268
--- 12.7% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX from Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX in Q2 2020: 320
--- #23 most common destination from Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX
- Net job flow: 52 to Brownsville-Harlingen, TX
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#1. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

- Started a new job in McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX from Brownsville-Harlingen, TX in Q2 2020: 786
--- 37.2% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX from McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX in Q2 2020: 855
--- #0 most common destination from McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX
- Net job flow: 69 to Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

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