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

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15. Pocatello, ID
> Employment change: -656 (-1.6%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 40,390
> Oct. 2017 employment: 39,734
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 2.8% (lowest 25%)
> Weakest sector (employment chg.): Manufacturing (0.0%)

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14. Casper, WY
> Employment change: -615 (-1.6%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 37,419
> Oct. 2017 employment: 36,804
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 5.2% (highest 25%)
> Weakest sector (employment chg.): Government (-3.4%)

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13. Niles-Benton Harbor, MI
> Employment change: -1,173 (-1.7%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 70,864
> Oct. 2017 employment: 69,691
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 5.0% (highest 25%)
> Weakest sector (employment chg.): Trade, transportation, and utilities (-0.9%)

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12. Altoona, PA
> Employment change: -993 (-1.7%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 57,178
> Oct. 2017 employment: 56,185
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 4.6%
> Weakest sector (employment chg.): Financial activities (-6.3%)

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11. Midland, MI
> Employment change: -734 (-1.9%)
> Jan. 2017 employment: 39,169
> Oct. 2017 employment: 38,435
> Unemployment, Oct. 2017: 4.7%
> Weakest sector (employment chg.): Professional and business services (-1.2%)