Worst Cities to Find a Job

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5. Bakersfield, California
> July 2018 unemployment: 8.3%
> Labor force: 381,055
> Number unemployed: 31,715
> 1-year employment change: 0.2%

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4. Ocean City, New Jersey
> July 2018 unemployment: 8.7%
> Labor force: 46,793
> Number unemployed: 4,069
> 1-year employment change: -0.1%

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3. Bloomington, Indiana
> July 2018 unemployment: 3.9%
> Labor force: 73,622
> Number unemployed: 2,865
> 1-year employment change: -4.7%

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2. Yuma, Arizona
> July 2018 unemployment: 16.6%
> Labor force: 93,424
> Number unemployed: 15,505
> 1-year employment change: -0.4%

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1. El Centro, California
> July 2018 unemployment: 17.1%
> Labor force: 72,171
> Number unemployed: 12,339
> 1-year employment change: -0.1%