Special Report

The City With the Weakest Job Growth in Every State

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Colorado: Grand Junction
> Employment chg. 2013-2018: +9.0% (67,587 to 73,692)
> State employment chg. 2013-2018: +16.8% (2.6 million to 3.0 million)
> June unemployment: 3.6%
> Industry with weakest job growth: Information
> Employment change in information: -25.0%

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Connecticut: Norwich-New London
> Employment chg. 2013-2018: +4.7% (132,244 to 138,505)
> State employment chg. 2013-2018: +5.8% (1.7 million to 1.8 million)
> June unemployment: 4.2%
> Industry with weakest job growth: Government
> Employment change in government: -9.4%

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Delaware: Dover
> Employment chg. 2013-2018: +12.1% (68,358 to 76,606)
> State employment chg. 2013-2018: +13.9% (410,908 to 468,143)
> June unemployment: 4.3%
> Industry with weakest job growth: Information
> Employment change in information: -40.0%

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Florida: Homosassa Springs
> Employment chg. 2013-2018: +1.8% (45,265 to 46,064)
> State employment chg. 2013-2018: +12.4% (8.8 million to 9.9 million)
> June unemployment: 5.2%
> Industry with weakest job growth: Government
> Employment change in government: +9.5%

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Georgia: Columbus
> Employment chg. 2013-2018: +1.1% (119,459 to 120,795)
> State employment chg. 2013-2018: +13.2% (4.4 million to 5.0 million)
> June unemployment: 4.8%
> Industry with weakest job growth: Information
> Employment change in information: -18.8%