Special Report

American Cities Adding the Most Jobs

Prescott, Arizona
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20. Prescott, AZ
> Employment increase: 13.0%
> No. of jobs June 2012: 84,991
> No. of jobs June 2016: 96,003
> Unemployment rate June 2016: 5.2%

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19. Columbus, IN
> Employment increase: 13.0%
> No. of jobs June 2012: 38,842
> No. of jobs June 2016: 43,889
> Unemployment rate June 2016: 3.4%

Orlando, Florida Cityscape
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18. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL
> Employment increase: 13.1%
> No. of jobs June 2012: 1,061,241
> No. of jobs June 2016: 1,199,855
> Unemployment rate June 2016: 4.3%

Indianapolis at sunrise
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17. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
> Employment increase: 13.2%
> No. of jobs June 2012: 882,399
> No. of jobs June 2016: 998,653
> Unemployment rate June 2016: 4.1%

San Jose, California
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16. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
> Employment increase: 13.2%
> No. of jobs June 2012: 905,627
> No. of jobs June 2016: 1,025,158
> Unemployment rate June 2016: 3.9%