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

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10. Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
> Employment change: 11,114 (+4.6%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 242,457
> Oct. 2017 employment: 253,571
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 5.0% (highest 25%)
> Strongest sector: Mining, logging, and construction (+20.3% employment chg.)

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9. Greeley, CO
> Employment change: 6,953 (+4.7%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 147,003
> Oct. 2017 employment: 153,956
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 2.7% (lowest 10%)
> Strongest sector: Mining, logging, and construction (+10.1% employment chg.)

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8. Sebring, FL
> Employment change: 1,635 (+4.8%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 34,407
> Oct. 2017 employment: 36,042
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 4.4%
> Strongest sector: Professional and business services (+5.0% employment chg.)

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7. Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL
> Employment change: 4,208 (+4.9%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 85,678
> Oct. 2017 employment: 89,886
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 3.2% (lowest 25%)
> Strongest sector: Other services (+10.4% employment chg.)

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6. Athens-Clarke County, GA
> Employment change: 4,632 (+5.0%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 92,496
> Oct. 2017 employment: 97,128
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 4.1%
> Strongest sector: Government (+8.1% employment chg.)