People from these metros are finding new jobs in Killeen

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

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 Killeen-Temple, TX 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 Killeen-Temple, TX in the first quarter of 2021.

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#20. Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

- Started a new job in Killeen from Beaumont in Q1 2021: 16
--- #23 most common destination from Beaumont
- Started a new job in Beaumont from Killeen in Q1 2021: 18
--- 0.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 2 to Beaumont
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#19. Midland, TX

- Started a new job in Killeen from Midland in Q1 2021: 17
--- #31 most common destination from Midland
- Started a new job in Midland from Killeen in Q1 2021: 16
--- 0.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 1 to Killeen
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#18. Amarillo, TX

- Started a new job in Killeen from Amarillo in Q1 2021: 19
--- #34 (tie) most common destination from Amarillo
- Started a new job in Amarillo from Killeen in Q1 2021: 12
--- 0.3% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 7 to Killeen
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#17. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

- Started a new job in Killeen from New York in Q1 2021: 19
--- #209 most common destination from New York
- Started a new job in New York from Killeen in Q1 2021: 10
--- 0.2% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 9 to Killeen
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#16. Corpus Christi, TX

- Started a new job in Killeen from Corpus Christi in Q1 2021: 21
--- #23 (tie) most common destination from Corpus Christi
- Started a new job in Corpus Christi from Killeen in Q1 2021: 20
--- 0.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 1 to Killeen

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#15. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

- Started a new job in Killeen from Washington in Q1 2021: 21
--- #131 (tie) most common destination from Washington
- Started a new job in Washington from Killeen in Q1 2021: 21
--- 0.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 0 to Killeen
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#14. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

- Started a new job in Killeen from McAllen in Q1 2021: 24
--- #17 most common destination from McAllen
- Started a new job in McAllen from Killeen in Q1 2021: 20
--- 0.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 4 to Killeen
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#13. Longview, TX

- Started a new job in Killeen from Longview in Q1 2021: 25
--- #18 (tie) most common destination from Longview
- Started a new job in Longview from Killeen in Q1 2021: 19
--- 0.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 6 to Killeen
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#12. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA

- Started a new job in Killeen from Atlanta in Q1 2021: 27
--- #157 most common destination from Atlanta
- Started a new job in Atlanta from Killeen in Q1 2021: 24
--- 0.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 3 to Killeen
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#11. Tyler, TX

- Started a new job in Killeen from Tyler in Q1 2021: 29
--- #13 most common destination from Tyler
- Started a new job in Tyler from Killeen in Q1 2021: 26
--- 0.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 3 to Killeen

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#10. Abilene, TX

- Started a new job in Killeen from Abilene in Q1 2021: 31
--- #10 (tie) most common destination from Abilene
- Started a new job in Abilene from Killeen in Q1 2021: 38
--- 0.9% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 7 to Abilene
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#9. Lubbock, TX

- Started a new job in Killeen from Lubbock in Q1 2021: 33
--- #19 most common destination from Lubbock
- Started a new job in Lubbock from Killeen in Q1 2021: 27
--- 0.7% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 6 to Killeen
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#8. College Station-Bryan, TX

- Started a new job in Killeen from College Station in Q1 2021: 71
--- #7 most common destination from College Station
- Started a new job in College Station from Killeen in Q1 2021: 75
--- 1.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 4 to College Station
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#7. El Paso, TX

- Started a new job in Killeen from El Paso in Q1 2021: 81
--- #28 most common destination from El Paso
- Started a new job in El Paso from Killeen in Q1 2021: 60
--- 1.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 21 to Killeen
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#6. Waco, TX

- Started a new job in Killeen from Waco in Q1 2021: 265
--- #6 most common destination from Waco
- Started a new job in Waco from Killeen in Q1 2021: 269
--- 6.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 4 to Waco

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#5. Non-metropolitan area(s), TX

- Started a new job in Killeen from Non in Q1 2021: 324
--- #18 most common destination from Non
- Started a new job in Non from Killeen in Q1 2021: 321
--- 7.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 3 to Killeen
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#4. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

- Started a new job in Killeen from San Antonio in Q1 2021: 362
--- #10 most common destination from San Antonio
- Started a new job in San Antonio from Killeen in Q1 2021: 343
--- 8.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 19 to Killeen
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#3. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

- Started a new job in Killeen from Houston in Q1 2021: 447
--- #15 most common destination from Houston
- Started a new job in Houston from Killeen in Q1 2021: 477
--- 11.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 30 to Houston
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#2. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX

- Started a new job in Killeen from Austin in Q1 2021: 799
--- #6 most common destination from Austin
- Started a new job in Austin from Killeen in Q1 2021: 854
--- 20.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 55 to Austin
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#1. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

- Started a new job in Killeen from Dallas in Q1 2021: 879
--- #13 most common destination from Dallas
- Started a new job in Dallas from Killeen in Q1 2021: 888
--- 21.7% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Net job flow: 9 to Dallas

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