Metros where people in San Antonio are getting new jobs

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September 21, 2021
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Metros where people in San Antonio 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 San Antonio-New Braunfels, 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 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX in the second quarter of 2020.
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#20. Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

- Started a new job in Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX from San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX in Q2 2020: 76
--- 0.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX from Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX in Q2 2020: 107
--- #6 most common destination from Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX
- Net job flow: 31 to San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
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#19. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO

- Started a new job in Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO from San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX in Q2 2020: 88
--- 0.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX from Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO in Q2 2020: 70
--- #36 (tie) most common destination from Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO
- Net job flow: 18 to Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO
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#18. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA

- Started a new job in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA from San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX in Q2 2020: 90
--- 0.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX from Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA in Q2 2020: 165
--- #47 most common destination from Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
- Net job flow: 75 to San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
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#17. Midland, TX

- Started a new job in Midland, TX from San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX in Q2 2020: 94
--- 0.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX from Midland, TX in Q2 2020: 144
--- #5 most common destination from Midland, TX
- Net job flow: 50 to San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
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#16. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ

- Started a new job in Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ from San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX in Q2 2020: 98
--- 0.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX from Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ in Q2 2020: 95
--- #41 most common destination from Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ
- Net job flow: 3 to Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ
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#15. Odessa, TX

- Started a new job in Odessa, TX from San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX in Q2 2020: 99
--- 0.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX from Odessa, TX in Q2 2020: 98
--- #4 (tie) most common destination from Odessa, TX
- Net job flow: 1 to Odessa, TX
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#14. San Angelo, TX

- Started a new job in San Angelo, TX from San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX in Q2 2020: 100
--- 0.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX from San Angelo, TX in Q2 2020: 101
--- #2 most common destination from San Angelo, TX
- Net job flow: 1 to San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
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#13. Victoria, TX

- Started a new job in Victoria, TX from San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX in Q2 2020: 110
--- 0.7% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX from Victoria, TX in Q2 2020: 104
--- #2 most common destination from Victoria, TX
- Net job flow: 6 to Victoria, TX
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#12. Lubbock, TX

- Started a new job in Lubbock, TX from San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX in Q2 2020: 125
--- 0.8% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX from Lubbock, TX in Q2 2020: 129
--- #7 most common destination from Lubbock, TX
- Net job flow: 4 to San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
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#11. Waco, TX

- Started a new job in Waco, TX from San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX in Q2 2020: 155
--- 1.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX from Waco, TX in Q2 2020: 166
--- #5 most common destination from Waco, TX
- Net job flow: 11 to San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
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#10. College Station-Bryan, TX

- Started a new job in College Station-Bryan, TX from San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX in Q2 2020: 165
--- 1.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX from College Station-Bryan, TX in Q2 2020: 277
--- #4 most common destination from College Station-Bryan, TX
- Net job flow: 112 to San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
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#9. Laredo, TX

- Started a new job in Laredo, TX from San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX in Q2 2020: 183
--- 1.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX from Laredo, TX in Q2 2020: 252
--- #0 most common destination from Laredo, TX
- Net job flow: 69 to San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
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#8. Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

- Started a new job in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX from San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX in Q2 2020: 219
--- 1.3% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX from Brownsville-Harlingen, TX in Q2 2020: 202
--- #3 most common destination from Brownsville-Harlingen, TX
- Net job flow: 17 to Brownsville-Harlingen, TX
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#7. Killeen-Temple, TX

- Started a new job in Killeen-Temple, TX from San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX in Q2 2020: 274
--- 1.7% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX from Killeen-Temple, TX in Q2 2020: 338
--- #4 most common destination from Killeen-Temple, TX
- Net job flow: 64 to San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
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#6. El Paso, TX

- Started a new job in El Paso, TX from San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX in Q2 2020: 315
--- 1.9% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX from El Paso, TX in Q2 2020: 293
--- #5 most common destination from El Paso, TX
- Net job flow: 22 to El Paso, TX
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#5. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

- Started a new job in McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX from San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX in Q2 2020: 420
--- 2.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX from McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX in Q2 2020: 468
--- #2 most common destination from McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX
- Net job flow: 48 to San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
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#4. Corpus Christi, TX

- Started a new job in Corpus Christi, TX from San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX in Q2 2020: 538
--- 3.3% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX from Corpus Christi, TX in Q2 2020: 577
--- #1 most common destination from Corpus Christi, TX
- Net job flow: 39 to San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
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#3. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

- Started a new job in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX from San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX in Q2 2020: 3,036
--- 18.7% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX from Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX in Q2 2020: 3,186
--- #3 most common destination from Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX
- Net job flow: 150 to San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
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#2. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

- Started a new job in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX from San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX in Q2 2020: 3,612
--- 22.2% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX from Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX in Q2 2020: 4,061
--- #3 most common destination from Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
- Net job flow: 449 to San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
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#1. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX

- Started a new job in Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX from San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX in Q2 2020: 3,968
--- 24.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX from Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX in Q2 2020: 3,766
--- #2 most common destination from Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX
- Net job flow: 202 to Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX

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