Special Report

25 Cities That Lost the Most Jobs in 2018

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10. Casper, WY
> 2018 employment change: -756 (-2.0%)
> Jan. 2018 employment: 37,274
> Oct. 2018 employment: 36,518
> Unemployment, Oct. 2018: 4.7%
> Weakest sector: Information (-20.0% employment chg.)

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9. Baton Rouge, LA
> 2018 employment change: -8,428 (-2.1%)
> Jan. 2018 employment: 408,741
> Oct. 2018 employment: 400,313
> Unemployment, Oct. 2018: 4.4%
> Weakest sector: Retail trade (-3.9% employment chg.)

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8. Hammond, LA
> 2018 employment change: -1,123 (-2.1%)
> Jan. 2018 employment: 53,555
> Oct. 2018 employment: 52,432
> Unemployment, Oct. 2018: 5.3%
> Weakest sector: N/A

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7. Fargo, ND-MN
> 2018 employment change: -2,905 (-2.1%)
> Jan. 2018 employment: 135,824
> Oct. 2018 employment: 132,919
> Unemployment, Oct. 2018: 2.5%
> Weakest sector: N/A

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6. Lafayette, LA
> 2018 employment change: -4,613 (-2.3%)
> Jan. 2018 employment: 204,593
> Oct. 2018 employment: 199,980
> Unemployment, Oct. 2018: 4.9%
> Weakest sector: Information (-4.0% employment chg.)