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25 Cities That Added the Most Jobs in 2018

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15. Fort Wayne, IN
> 2018 employment change: 7,479 (+3.7%)
> Jan. 2018 employment: 204,876
> Oct. 2018 employment: 212,355
> Unemployment, Oct. 2018: 3.3%
> Strongest sector: Mining, logging and construction (+22.7% employment chg.)

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14. Springfield, MA-CT
> 2018 employment change: 13,169 (+3.7%)
> Jan. 2018 employment: 354,153
> Oct. 2018 employment: 367,322
> Unemployment, Oct. 2018: 4.1%
> Strongest sector: Leisure and hospitality (+20.7% employment chg.)

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13. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV
> 2018 employment change: 39,204 (+3.8%)
> Jan. 2018 employment: 1.0 million
> Oct. 2018 employment: 1.1 million
> Unemployment, Oct. 2018: 4.5%
> Strongest sector: Mining and logging (+25.0% employment chg.)

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12. Reno, NV
> 2018 employment change: 9,033 (+3.8%)
> Jan. 2018 employment: 236,176
> Oct. 2018 employment: 245,209
> Unemployment, Oct. 2018: 3.5%
> Strongest sector: Construction (+20.1% employment chg.)

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11. Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA
> 2018 employment change: 13,507 (+4.0%)
> Jan. 2018 employment: 336,874
> Oct. 2018 employment: 350,381
> Unemployment, Oct. 2018: 2.3%
> Strongest sector: Mining, logging and construction (+32.8% employment chg.)

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