Cities Adding the Most Jobs in Every State

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1. Auburn-Opelika, AL
> Employment increase 2012-2017: 12.4%
> Statewide employment chg. 2012-2017: 3.4%
> June unemployment: 4.7%
> Industry contributing most to job growth: Trade, transportation, and utilities
> Employment growth in trade, transportation, and utilities sector: 2,500

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2. Anchorage, AK
> Employment increase 2012-2017: 2.5%
> Statewide employment chg. 2012-2017: 0.5%
> June unemployment: 6.5%
> Industry contributing most to job growth: Education and health services
> Employment growth in education and health services sector: 2,700

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3. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ
> Employment increase 2012-2017: 16.4%
> Statewide employment chg. 2012-2017: 13.2%
> June unemployment: 4.5%
> Industry contributing most to job growth: Professional and business services
> Employment growth in professional and business services sector: 57,300

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4. Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO
> Employment increase 2012-2017: 22.4%
> Statewide employment chg. 2012-2017: 6.0%
> June unemployment: 2.8%
> Industry contributing most to job growth: Professional and business services
> Employment growth in professional and business services sector: 14,300

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5. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA
> Employment increase 2012-2017: 14.0%
> Statewide employment chg. 2012-2017: 9.8%
> June unemployment: 5.5%
> Industry contributing most to job growth: Trade, transportation, and utilities
> Employment growth in trade, transportation, and utilities sector: 62,500