Worst Cities to Find a Job

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20. Pine Bluff, Arkansas
> July 2018 unemployment: 4.8%
> Labor force: 34,789
> Number unemployed: 1,661
> 1-year employment change: -1.5%

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19. Rocky Mount, North Carolina
> July 2018 unemployment: 5.7%
> Labor force: 64,610
> Number unemployed: 3,682
> 1-year employment change: -0.7%

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18. Anchorage, Alaska
> July 2018 unemployment: 5.8%
> Labor force: 200,202
> Number unemployed: 11,600
> 1-year employment change: -0.7%

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17. Casper, Wyoming
> July 2018 unemployment: 4.6%
> Labor force: 38,513
> Number unemployed: 1,761
> 1-year employment change: -1.8%

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16. Williamsport, Pennsylvania
> July 2018 unemployment: 4.6%
> Labor force: 55,934
> Number unemployed: 2,574
> 1-year employment change: -2.0%