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

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20. Eugene, OR
> Employment change: 6,475 (+3.8%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 172,152
> Oct. 2017 employment: 178,627
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 4.6%
> Strongest sector: Mining, logging, and construction (+13.7% employment chg.)

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19. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA
> Employment change: 46,621 (+3.8%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 1,230,028
> Oct. 2017 employment: 1,276,649
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 4.2%
> Strongest sector: Mining, logging, and construction (+19.4% employment chg.)

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18. Bremerton-Silverdale, WA
> Employment change: 4,366 (+3.9%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 111,618
> Oct. 2017 employment: 115,984
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 4.6%
> Strongest sector: Mining, logging, and construction (+7.1% employment chg.)

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17. Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL
> Employment change: 6,466 (+4.1%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 158,952
> Oct. 2017 employment: 165,418
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 3.4%
> Strongest sector: Mining, logging, and construction (+9.1% employment chg.)

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16. Auburn-Opelika, AL
> Employment change: 2,938 (+4.2%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 70,002
> Oct. 2017 employment: 72,940
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 3.1% (lowest 25%)
> Strongest sector: Government (+10.9% employment chg.)