Metros where people in Wheeling are getting new jobs

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April 26, 2022
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Metros where people in Wheeling 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 Wheeling, WV-OH 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 Wheeling, WV-OH in the first quarter of 2021.

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#19. Lancaster, PA

- Started a new job in Lancaster, PA from Wheeling, WV-OH in Q1 2021: 10
--- 1.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Wheeling, WV-OH from Lancaster, PA in Q1 2021: 1
--- #33 (tie) most common destination from Lancaster, PA
- Net job flow: 9 to Lancaster, PA
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#18. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA

- Started a new job in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA from Wheeling, WV-OH in Q1 2021: 10
--- 1.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Wheeling, WV-OH from Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA in Q1 2021: 1
--- #237 (tie) most common destination from Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA
- Net job flow: 9 to Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA
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#17. Toledo, OH

- Started a new job in Toledo, OH from Wheeling, WV-OH in Q1 2021: 13
--- 1.2% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Wheeling, WV-OH from Toledo, OH in Q1 2021: 9
--- #29 most common destination from Toledo, OH
- Net job flow: 4 to Toledo, OH
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#16. Dayton-Kettering, OH

- Started a new job in Dayton-Kettering, OH from Wheeling, WV-OH in Q1 2021: 14
--- 1.3% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Wheeling, WV-OH from Dayton-Kettering, OH in Q1 2021: 18
--- #34 (tie) most common destination from Dayton-Kettering, OH
- Net job flow: 4 to Wheeling, WV-OH
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#15. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

- Started a new job in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV from Wheeling, WV-OH in Q1 2021: 15
--- 1.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Wheeling, WV-OH from Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV in Q1 2021: 9
--- #155 most common destination from Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
- Net job flow: 6 to Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

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#14. Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV

- Started a new job in Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV from Wheeling, WV-OH in Q1 2021: 16
--- 1.5% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Wheeling, WV-OH from Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV in Q1 2021: 13
--- #21 most common destination from Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV
- Net job flow: 3 to Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV
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#13. Beckley, WV

- Started a new job in Beckley, WV from Wheeling, WV-OH in Q1 2021: 21
--- 2.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Wheeling, WV-OH from Beckley, WV in Q1 2021: 23
--- #7 most common destination from Beckley, WV
- Net job flow: 2 to Wheeling, WV-OH
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#12. Akron, OH

- Started a new job in Akron, OH from Wheeling, WV-OH in Q1 2021: 31
--- 3.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Wheeling, WV-OH from Akron, OH in Q1 2021: 22
--- #16 most common destination from Akron, OH
- Net job flow: 9 to Akron, OH
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#11. Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA

- Started a new job in Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA from Wheeling, WV-OH in Q1 2021: 33
--- 3.2% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Wheeling, WV-OH from Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA in Q1 2021: 27
--- #14 most common destination from Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA
- Net job flow: 6 to Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA
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#10. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN

- Started a new job in Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN from Wheeling, WV-OH in Q1 2021: 36
--- 3.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Wheeling, WV-OH from Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN in Q1 2021: 39
--- #50 most common destination from Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN
- Net job flow: 3 to Wheeling, WV-OH

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#9. Canton-Massillon, OH

- Started a new job in Canton-Massillon, OH from Wheeling, WV-OH in Q1 2021: 38
--- 3.6% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Wheeling, WV-OH from Canton-Massillon, OH in Q1 2021: 31
--- #9 most common destination from Canton-Massillon, OH
- Net job flow: 7 to Canton-Massillon, OH
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#8. Parkersburg-Vienna, WV

- Started a new job in Parkersburg-Vienna, WV from Wheeling, WV-OH in Q1 2021: 39
--- 3.7% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Wheeling, WV-OH from Parkersburg-Vienna, WV in Q1 2021: 36
--- #5 (tie) most common destination from Parkersburg-Vienna, WV
- Net job flow: 3 to Parkersburg-Vienna, WV
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#7. Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH

- Started a new job in Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH from Wheeling, WV-OH in Q1 2021: 43
--- 4.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Wheeling, WV-OH from Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH in Q1 2021: 63
--- #12 most common destination from Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH
- Net job flow: 20 to Wheeling, WV-OH
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#6. Morgantown, WV

- Started a new job in Morgantown, WV from Wheeling, WV-OH in Q1 2021: 52
--- 5.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Wheeling, WV-OH from Morgantown, WV in Q1 2021: 75
--- #6 (tie) most common destination from Morgantown, WV
- Net job flow: 23 to Wheeling, WV-OH
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#5. Cleveland-Elyria, OH

- Started a new job in Cleveland-Elyria, OH from Wheeling, WV-OH in Q1 2021: 75
--- 7.2% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Wheeling, WV-OH from Cleveland-Elyria, OH in Q1 2021: 67
--- #17 most common destination from Cleveland-Elyria, OH
- Net job flow: 8 to Cleveland-Elyria, OH

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#4. Charleston, WV

- Started a new job in Charleston, WV from Wheeling, WV-OH in Q1 2021: 85
--- 8.1% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Wheeling, WV-OH from Charleston, WV in Q1 2021: 87
--- #6 most common destination from Charleston, WV
- Net job flow: 2 to Wheeling, WV-OH
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#3. Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH

- Started a new job in Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH from Wheeling, WV-OH in Q1 2021: 105
--- 10.0% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Wheeling, WV-OH from Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH in Q1 2021: 136
--- #2 most common destination from Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH
- Net job flow: 31 to Wheeling, WV-OH
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#2. Columbus, OH

- Started a new job in Columbus, OH from Wheeling, WV-OH in Q1 2021: 109
--- 10.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Wheeling, WV-OH from Columbus, OH in Q1 2021: 101
--- #18 (tie) most common destination from Columbus, OH
- Net job flow: 8 to Columbus, OH
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#1. Pittsburgh, PA

- Started a new job in Pittsburgh, PA from Wheeling, WV-OH in Q1 2021: 119
--- 11.4% of total new out-of-metro jobs
- Started a new job in Wheeling, WV-OH from Pittsburgh, PA in Q1 2021: 138
--- #26 most common destination from Pittsburgh, PA
- Net job flow: 19 to Wheeling, WV-OH

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