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25 Cities That Added the Most Jobs in 2018

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25. Syracuse, NY
> 2018 employment change: 9,076 (+3.1%)
> Jan. 2018 employment: 289,411
> Oct. 2018 employment: 298,487
> Unemployment, Oct. 2018: 4.0%
> Strongest sector: Mining, logging and construction (+31.1% employment chg.)

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24. Manchester, NH
> 2018 employment change: 3,620 (+3.2%)
> Jan. 2018 employment: 112,792
> Oct. 2018 employment: 116,412
> Unemployment, Oct. 2018: 2.3%
> Strongest sector: Education and health services (+8.5% employment chg.)

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23. Kokomo, IN
> 2018 employment change: 1,203 (+3.2%)
> Jan. 2018 employment: 37,206
> Oct. 2018 employment: 38,409
> Unemployment, Oct. 2018: 3.6%
> Strongest sector: Transportation, warehousing, and utilities (+12.5% employment chg.)

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22. Elkhart-Goshen, IN
> 2018 employment change: 3,639 (+3.3%)
> Jan. 2018 employment: 111,692
> Oct. 2018 employment: 115,331
> Unemployment, Oct. 2018: 2.8%
> Strongest sector: Mining, logging and construction (+21.9% employment chg.)

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21. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ
> 2018 employment change: 73,199 (+3.3%)
> Jan. 2018 employment: 2.2 million
> Oct. 2018 employment: 2.3 million
> Unemployment, Oct. 2018: 4.0%
> Strongest sector: Construction (+14.8% employment chg.)

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