Special Report

Cities Adding the Most Jobs in Every State

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16. Kansas: Lawrence
> Employment chg. 2013-2018: +8.7% (58,052 to 63,092)
> State employment chg. 2013-2018: +5.4% (1.4 million to 1.5 million)
> August unemployment: 3.2%
> Industry with largest employment increase: Government, 27.0%
> Median household income: $55,646

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17. Kentucky: Bowling Green
> Employment chg. 2013-2018: +9.6% (73,606 to 80,675)
> State employment chg. 2013-2018: +9.0% (1.9 million to 2.1 million)
> August unemployment: 3.7%
> Industry with largest employment increase: Manufacturing, 29.4%
> Median household income: $46,478

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18. Louisiana: Lake Charles
> Employment chg. 2013-2018: +28.3% (86,643 to 111,125)
> State employment chg. 2013-2018: +7.7% (2.0 million to 2.1 million)
> August unemployment: 4.2%
> Industry with largest employment increase: Mining, Logging, and Construction, 118.0%
> Median household income: $52,314

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19. Maine: Portland-South Portland
> Employment chg. 2013-2018: +7.1% (197,676 to 211,664)
> State employment chg. 2013-2018: +6.1% (681,209 to 722,902)
> August unemployment: 2.4%
> Industry with largest employment increase: N/A
> Median household income: $68,570

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20. Maryland: Salisbury
> Employment chg. 2013-2018: +7.7% (174,666 to 188,131)
> State employment chg. 2013-2018: +10.3% (2.9 million to 3.2 million)
> August unemployment: 4.4%
> Industry with largest employment increase: N/A
> Median household income: N/A