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25 Cities That Added the Most Jobs in 2018

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20. Pittsfield, MA
> 2018 employment change: 1,371 (+3.3%)
> Jan. 2018 employment: 41,471
> Oct. 2018 employment: 42,842
> Unemployment, Oct. 2018: 4.0%
> Strongest sector: Mining, logging and construction (+31.6% employment chg.)

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19. Charlottesville, VA
> 2018 employment change: 3,851 (+3.3%)
> Jan. 2018 employment: 116,348
> Oct. 2018 employment: 120,199
> Unemployment, Oct. 2018: 2.5%
> Strongest sector: Leisure and hospitality (+15.9% employment chg.)

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18. Kingston, NY
> 2018 employment change: 2,903 (+3.4%)
> Jan. 2018 employment: 84,457
> Oct. 2018 employment: 87,360
> Unemployment, Oct. 2018: 3.6%
> Strongest sector: Leisure and hospitality (+26.8% employment chg.)

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17. Columbus, IN
> 2018 employment change: 1,537 (+3.5%)
> Jan. 2018 employment: 43,509
> Oct. 2018 employment: 45,046
> Unemployment, Oct. 2018: 2.9%
> Strongest sector: Mining, logging and construction (+18.8% employment chg.)

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16. Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL
> 2018 employment change: 2,224 (+3.6%)
> Jan. 2018 employment: 61,061
> Oct. 2018 employment: 63,285
> Unemployment, Oct. 2018: 4.4%
> Strongest sector: Mining, logging and construction (+16.1% employment chg.)

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