Special Report

American Cities Adding the Most Jobs

Ogden, Utah
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40. Ogden-Clearfield, UT
> Employment increase: 11.0%
> No. of jobs June 2012: 273,023
> No. of jobs June 2016: 303,064
> Unemployment rate June 2016: 3.9%

Gainesville, Georgia
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39. Gainesville, GA
> Employment increase: 11.1%
> No. of jobs June 2012: 82,324
> No. of jobs June 2016: 91,487
> Unemployment rate June 2016: 4.2%

Las Vegas Strip at night - high vantage, Nevada
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38. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
> Employment increase: 11.1%
> No. of jobs June 2012: 887,838
> No. of jobs June 2016: 986,816
> Unemployment rate June 2016: 6.8%

Stockton, California
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37. Stockton-Lodi, CA
> Employment increase: 11.2%
> No. of jobs June 2012: 266,107
> No. of jobs June 2016: 295,786
> Unemployment rate June 2016: 8.3%

Dallas, Texas lights
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36. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
> Employment increase: 11.2%
> No. of jobs June 2012: 3,189,674
> No. of jobs June 2016: 3,545,745
> Unemployment rate June 2016: 3.6%