Special Report

American Cities Adding the Most Jobs

Goshen, Indiana
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10. Elkhart-Goshen, IN
> Employment increase: 14.0%
> No. of jobs June 2012: 87,822
> No. of jobs June 2016: 100,121
> Unemployment rate June 2016: 3.9%

Austin, Texas
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9. Austin-Round Rock, TX
> Employment increase: 15.3%
> No. of jobs June 2012: 927,855
> No. of jobs June 2016: 1,070,211
> Unemployment rate June 2016: 3.0%

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, Beaufort County
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8. Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC
> Employment increase: 15.7%
> No. of jobs June 2012: 70,568
> No. of jobs June 2016: 81,649
> Unemployment rate June 2016: 4.8%

small river diversion dam in north eastern Colorado
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7. Greeley, CO
> Employment increase: 15.9%
> No. of jobs June 2012: 126,155
> No. of jobs June 2016: 146,157
> Unemployment rate June 2016: 4.0%

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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6. Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO
> Employment increase: 16.4%
> No. of jobs June 2012: 219,754
> No. of jobs June 2016: 255,839
> Unemployment rate June 2016: 2.8%