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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...

26 May 2015

Fastest Growing Manufacturing Metros of 2014: Two-thirds of US metros increased their manufacturing job base in 2014; Merced-CA, Danville-IL and Flint-MI grew the fastest while Detroit, Dallas, and San Jose created the most new manufacturing jobs

Final revised numbers for 2014 (Jan. ’14 – Jan. ’15) show that 212 (66%) of 322 metros grew their manufacturing employment base.  The fastest growing manufacturing metros stretch across multiple states – California, Illinois, Michigan, Alabama, Texas, Kentucky, and New Jersey. On a net job creation...