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15 Jul 2015

Top 10 Large Counties with Best and Worst Financial Services Economies of 2014: Kings County / Brooklyn NY Grew the Fastest, Hennepin County in Minneapolis Shrank the Most

Recently released data show that financial services job growth in 2014 across large counties in the US varied from a high of 6.8% growth in Kings County NY (Brooklyn) to -4.5% in Hennepin County MN (Minneapolis).  Financial Services includes banking, financial investments, insurance, and real...

01 Jul 2015

Top 10 Large Counties with Fastest Job Growth in 2014: Employment Levels Grew Fastest in Kings County-NY, Riverside County-CA, Travis County-TX; Slowest in Fairfax County-VA, Allegheny County-PA, Cuyahoga County-OH

Recently released data show that job growth across large counties in the US varied from a high of 5.7% in Kings County, NY (Brooklyn) to a low of -1.2% in Fairfax County, VA (DC). Large counties (1 million or more population) with the fastest employment growth...