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

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Cities Adding the Most Jobs

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25. Janesville-Beloit, WI
> Employment change: 2,826 (+3.5%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 80,978
> Oct. 2017 employment: 83,804
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 3.4%
> Strongest sector: Mining, logging, and construction (+11.5% employment chg.)

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24. Corvallis, OR
> Employment change: 1,627 (+3.6%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 45,537
> Oct. 2017 employment: 47,164
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 3.3% (lowest 25%)
> Strongest sector: Mining, logging, and construction (+8.3% employment chg.)

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23. Yuma, AZ
> Employment change: 2,883 (+3.6%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 79,504
> Oct. 2017 employment: 82,387
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 17.4% (highest 10%)
> Strongest sector: Mining, logging, and construction (+4.5% employment chg.)

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22. Johnson City, TN
> Employment change: 3,147 (+3.7%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 84,679
> Oct. 2017 employment: 87,826
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 3.6%
> Strongest sector: Government (+11.1% employment chg.)

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21. Chattanooga, TN-GA
> Employment change: 9,377 (+3.8%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 249,982
> Oct. 2017 employment: 259,359
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 3.5%
> Strongest sector: Mining, logging, and construction (+8.2% employment chg.)