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These Cities Will Lose the Most Jobs to Automation

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40. Longview, WA
> Automatable share of work: 49.7% of tasks
> Percent of adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 17.3%
> Civilians employed in manufacturing: 16.5%
> Population: 106,910

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39. Canton-Massillon, OH
> Automatable share of work: 49.7% of tasks
> Percent of adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 21.6%
> Civilians employed in manufacturing: 18.6%
> Population: 399,927

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38. Merced, CA
> Automatable share of work: 49.7% of tasks
> Percent of adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 13.4%
> Civilians employed in manufacturing: 11.0%
> Population: 272,673

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37. Decatur, AL
> Automatable share of work: 49.8% of tasks
> Percent of adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 18.5%
> Civilians employed in manufacturing: 20.6%
> Population: 151,867

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36. Bowling Green, KY
> Automatable share of work: 49.8% of tasks
> Percent of adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 23.9%
> Civilians employed in manufacturing: 20.4%
> Population: 178,474

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