Special Report

2021’s Best Cities for Outdoor Jobs

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30. Jersey City, New Jersey
> Outdoor job opportunities per 100,000 residents: 1018.6 — 15th highest
> Work-related severe injuries per 100,000 workers: 10.8
> Average yearly total of very hot days: 23
> Average yearly total of very cold days: 92

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29. Lincoln, Nebraska
> Outdoor job opportunities per 100,000 residents: 109.9 — 2nd lowest
> Work-related severe injuries per 100,000 workers: 31.4
> Average yearly total of very hot days: 42
> Average yearly total of very cold days: 143

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28. Irvine, California
> Outdoor job opportunities per 100,000 residents: 698.5 — 24th highest
> Work-related severe injuries per 100,000 workers: 0.9
> Average yearly total of very hot days: 21
> Average yearly total of very cold days: 0.5

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27. Irving, Texas
> Outdoor job opportunities per 100,000 residents: 1252.8 — 11th highest
> Work-related severe injuries per 100,000 workers: 32.5
> Average yearly total of very hot days: 103
> Average yearly total of very cold days: 31

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26. Eugene, Oregon
> Outdoor job opportunities per 100,000 residents: 160.4 — 8th lowest
> Work-related severe injuries per 100,000 workers: 0.7
> Average yearly total of very hot days: 16
> Average yearly total of very cold days: 53