Special Report

2021’s Best Cities for Outdoor Jobs

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40. Fort Collins, Colorado
> Outdoor job opportunities per 100,000 residents: 232.5 — 13th lowest
> Work-related severe injuries per 100,000 workers: 27.5
> Average yearly total of very hot days: 36
> Average yearly total of very cold days: 155

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39. Santa Rosa, California
> Outdoor job opportunities per 100,000 residents: 185.3 — 11th lowest
> Work-related severe injuries per 100,000 workers: 0.7
> Average yearly total of very hot days: 21
> Average yearly total of very cold days: 0.5

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38. Sioux Falls, South Dakota
> Outdoor job opportunities per 100,000 residents: 125.3 — 4th lowest
> Work-related severe injuries per 100,000 workers: 53.3
> Average yearly total of very hot days: 23
> Average yearly total of very cold days: 164

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37. Glendale, California
> Outdoor job opportunities per 100,000 residents: 1321.5 — 8th highest
> Work-related severe injuries per 100,000 workers: 0.6
> Average yearly total of very hot days: 21
> Average yearly total of very cold days: 0.5

36. Naperville, Illinois
> Outdoor job opportunities per 100,000 residents: 1455.6 — 5th highest
> Work-related severe injuries per 100,000 workers: 9.6
> Average yearly total of very hot days: 17
> Average yearly total of very cold days: 128