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Top 10 Best And Worst Cities For U.S. Jobs | Minneapolis #4 Best City

I think this is the first survey of 2011 and it comes from Forbes using statistics and analysis of the biggest 50 cities from , Juju.com's monthly Job Search Difficulty Index for Major Cities and

It should not be surprising that Florida and California did not do so well.

Also not surprising is Minneapolis and St Paul rank as the 4th best city:

Unemployment rate: 6.5%

Job-seekers per opening: 2.68

In the Twin Cities area "employment is expected to recover fully by mid-2011, far earlier than nationally," according to a recent Moody's Economy.com analysis of the region. Look for growth in manufacturing and professional services jobs like accounting. Did we mention that the metro is home to the Mall of America, a retail and tourist destination, which is expanding?

Best U.S. cities for jobs:

1 Washington, DC

2 Boston, Massachusetts

3 Austin, Texas

4 Minneapolis/St Paul, Minnesota

5 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

6 Baltimore, Maryland

7 Milwaukee, Wisconsin

8 Salt Lake City, Utah

9 New York, New York

10 Hartford, Connecticut

Worst U.S. cities for jobs:

1 Las Vegas, Nevada

2 Riverside, California

3 Miami, Florida

4 Detroit, Michigan

5 Sacramento, California

6 Los Angeles, California

7 San Diego, California

8 Providence, Rhode Island

9 Jacksonville, Florida

10 Orlando, Florida


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