Special Report

Worst Cities to Find a Job

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15. Wheeling, West Virginia
> July 2018 unemployment: 5.6%
> Labor force: 64,385
> Number unemployed: 3,598
> 1-year employment change: -1.1%

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14. Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Ohio
> July 2018 unemployment: 5.8%
> Labor force: 241,002
> Number unemployed: 14,031
> 1-year employment change: -0.9%

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13. Fairbanks, Alaska
> July 2018 unemployment: 5.7%
> Labor force: 45,892
> Number unemployed: 2,600
> 1-year employment change: -1.1%

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12. Salisbury, Maryland
> July 2018 unemployment: 5.3%
> Labor force: 187,247
> Number unemployed: 9,994
> 1-year employment change: -1.5%

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11. Visalia-Porterville, California
> July 2018 unemployment: 9.5%
> Labor force: 207,430
> Number unemployed: 19,788
> 1-year employment change: 2.2%

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