Special Report

The City With the Weakest Job Growth in Every State

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Montana: Great Falls
> Employment chg. 2013-2018: +0.2% (36,554 to 36,626)
> State employment chg. 2013-2018: +4.1% (485,750 to 505,759)
> June unemployment: 3.4%
> Industry with weakest job growth: Professional and business services
> Employment change in professional and business services: -3.1%

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Nebraska: Grand Island
> Employment chg. 2013-2018: -2.5% (43,662 to 42,589)
> State employment chg. 2013-2018: +0.3% (985,755 to 988,458)
> June unemployment: 3.0%
> Industry with weakest job growth: Government
> Employment change in government: -5.6%

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Nevada: Carson City
> Employment chg. 2013-2018: +10.3% (22,831 to 25,182)
> State employment chg. 2013-2018: +14.9% (1.2 million to 1.4 million)
> June unemployment: 4.5%
> Industry with weakest job growth: Manufacturing
> Employment change in manufacturing: None

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New Hampshire: Manchester-Nashua
> Employment chg. 2013-2018: +7.2% (107,809 to 115,569)
> State employment chg. 2013-2018: +4.8% (701,613 to 735,499)
> June unemployment: 2.5%
> Industry with weakest job growth: Government
> Employment change in government: -2.5%

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New Jersey: Atlantic City-Hammonton
> Employment chg. 2013-2018: -8.0% (121,811 to 112,012)
> State employment chg. 2013-2018: +2.3% (4.2 million to 4.3 million)
> June unemployment: 6.0%
> Industry with weakest job growth: Leisure and hospitality
> Employment change in leisure and hospitality: -23.7%