Special Report

American Cities Losing the Most Jobs

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5. Longview, Texas
> Employment chg. 2014-2019: -6.6% (99,202 to 92,671)
> State employment chg. 2014-2019: +9.5% (12,368,472 to 13,542,322)
> June unemployment: 3.8%
> Industry with largest employment decrease: Goods Producing
> Median household income: $48,259

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4. Elmira, New York
> Employment chg. 2014-2019: -6.8% (36,414 to 33,955)
> State employment chg. 2014-2019: +2.2% (9,009,079 to 9,203,379)
> June unemployment: 3.8%
> Industry with largest employment decrease: Service-Providing
> Median household income: $51,194

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3. Lafayette, Louisiana
> Employment chg. 2014-2019: -7.2% (221,129 to 205,106)
> State employment chg. 2014-2019: -0.4% (2,022,352 to 2,013,742)
> June unemployment: 5.2%
> Industry with largest employment decrease: Goods Producing
> Median household income: $47,848

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2. Casper, Wyoming
> Employment chg. 2014-2019: -9.9% (41,550 to 37,427)
> State employment chg. 2014-2019: -5.7% (298,537 to 281,669)
> June unemployment: 4.2%
> Industry with largest employment decrease: Goods Producing
> Median household income: $60,546

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1. Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana
> Employment chg. 2014-2019: -16.7% (98,569 to 82,114)
> State employment chg. 2014-2019: -0.4% (2,022,352 to 2,013,742)
> June unemployment: 5.2%
> Industry with largest employment decrease: Service-Providing
> Median household income: $47,069

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