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

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15. Bend-Redmond, OR
> Employment change: 3,684 (+4.2%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 87,205
> Oct. 2017 employment: 90,889
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 4.2%
> Strongest sector: Mining, logging, and construction (+22.8% employment chg.)

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14. Morristown, TN
> Employment change: 2,043 (+4.2%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 48,359
> Oct. 2017 employment: 50,402
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 3.6%
> Strongest sector: Education and health services (+14.5% employment chg.)

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13. Olympia-Tumwater, WA
> Employment change: 5,548 (+4.4%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 125,170
> Oct. 2017 employment: 130,718
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 4.7%
> Strongest sector: Mining, logging, and construction (+18.8% employment chg.)

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12. Longview, WA
> Employment change: 1,885 (+4.5%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 41,617
> Oct. 2017 employment: 43,502
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 5.6% (highest 25%)
> Strongest sector: Mining, logging, and construction (+6.5% employment chg.)

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11. Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin, TN
> Employment change: 43,392 (+4.6%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 949,989
> Oct. 2017 employment: 993,381
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 2.4% (lowest 10%)
> Strongest sector: Mining, logging, and construction (+7.2% employment chg.)