Rural Ruin

 Since 1/1/10, total employment growth has been 14% in the 53 metro areas with a population exceeding one million. In metro areas between 250,000 and one million, employment growth has been 9%, and in smaller metro areas, it’s been just 4.5%. Worse, in non-metro areas, employment growth has totaled 2%! The 53 largest metro areas have generated 93.3% of all new jobs despite accounting for just 56% of the population.

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  1. Michael says:

    Interesting. Curios how numbers would compare 2016 to current?

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