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The City With the Weakest Job Growth in Every State

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Alabama: Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville
> Employment chg. 2013-2018: -1.1% (44,606 to 44,126)
> State employment chg. 2013-2018: +3.9% (2.0 million to 2.1 million)
> June unemployment: 5.2%
> Industry with weakest job growth: Information
> Employment change in information: -33.3%

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Alaska: Fairbanks
> Employment chg. 2013-2018: -2.4% (45,030 to 43,960)
> State employment chg. 2013-2018: -1.4% (340,553 to 335,748)
> June unemployment: 6.0%
> Industry with weakest job growth: Information
> Employment change in information: -20.0%

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Arizona: Sierra Vista-Douglas
> Employment chg. 2013-2018: -1.1% (46,699 to 46,194)
> State employment chg. 2013-2018: +15.5% (2.8 million to 3.2 million)
> June unemployment: 5.2%
> Industry with weakest job growth: Professional and business services
> Employment change in professional and business services: -16.7%

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Arkansas: Pine Bluff
> Employment chg. 2013-2018: -6.7% (35,537 to 33,147)
> State employment chg. 2013-2018: +5.5% (1.2 million to 1.3 million)
> June unemployment: 5.1%
> Industry with weakest job growth: Government
> Employment change in government: -6.0%

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California: Bakersfield
> Employment chg. 2013-2018: +0.7% (349,569 to 352,010)
> State employment chg. 2013-2018: +9.0% (17.0 million to 18.6 million)
> June unemployment: 8.4%
> Industry with weakest job growth: Mining and logging
> Employment change in mining and logging: -30.7%

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