25 Cities Adding (and Losing) the Most Jobs in 2017

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10. Dubuque, IA
> Employment change: -1,051 (-2.0%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 53,463
> Oct. 2017 employment: 52,412
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 2.9% (lowest 25%)
> Weakest sector (employment chg.): Trade, transportation, and utilities (-2.4%)

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9. Decatur, IL
> Employment change: -1,032 (-2.2%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 46,897
> Oct. 2017 employment: 45,865
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 5.4% (highest 25%)
> Weakest sector (employment chg.): Trade, transportation, and utilities (-0.9%)

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8. Grand Forks, ND-MN
> Employment change: -1,243 (-2.2%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 56,231
> Oct. 2017 employment: 54,988
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 2.7% (lowest 10%)
> Weakest sector (employment chg.): Mining, logging, and construction (-5.3%)

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7. Bay City, MI
> Employment change: -1,112 (-2.2%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 49,591
> Oct. 2017 employment: 48,479
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 5.6% (highest 25%)
> Weakest sector (employment chg.): Trade, transportation, and utilities (-5.2%)

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6. Springfield, IL
> Employment change: -2,518 (-2.3%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 108,353
> Oct. 2017 employment: 105,835
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 4.2%
> Weakest sector (employment chg.): Trade, transportation, and utilities (-3.3%)