Special Report

The City With the Weakest Job Growth in Every State

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Hawaii: Urban Honolulu
> Employment chg. 2013-2018: +7.4% (431,162 to 463,249)
> State employment chg. 2013-2018: +9.1% (617,311 to 673,649)
> June unemployment: 2.0%
> Industry with weakest job growth: Government
> Employment change in government: +1.0%

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Idaho: Pocatello
> Employment chg. 2013-2018: +6.6% (39,481 to 42,099)
> State employment chg. 2013-2018: +14.6% (726,135 to 831,838)
> June unemployment: 2.7%
> Industry with weakest job growth: Transportation, warehousing, and utilities
> Employment change in transportation, warehousing, and utilities: None

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Illinois: Peoria
> Employment chg. 2013-2018: -1.3% (175,230 to 172,906)
> State employment chg. 2013-2018: +4.3% (6.0 million to 6.2 million)
> June unemployment: 5.0%
> Industry with weakest job growth: Transportation, warehousing, and utilities
> Employment change in transportation, warehousing, and utilities: -18.6%

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Indiana: Michigan City-La Porte
> Employment chg. 2013-2018: +3.6% (44,890 to 46,516)
> State employment chg. 2013-2018: +11.6% (3.0 million to 3.3 million)
> June unemployment: 4.5%
> Industry with weakest job growth: Information
> Employment change in information: -33.3%

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Iowa: Waterloo-Cedar Falls
> Employment chg. 2013-2018: -3.1% (88,333 to 85,589)
> State employment chg. 2013-2018: +2.9% (1.6 million to 1.6 million)
> June unemployment: 2.7%
> Industry with weakest job growth: Financial activities
> Employment change in financial activities: -9.4%