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2017’s worst cities for jobs
In order to determine the best job markets in the U.S., WalletHub analysts compared the 150 most populated cities across two key dimensions: “job market” and “socioeconomic environment.” The personal-finance website assigned heavier weight to the former as the factors in that category most heavily influence a job seeker’s decision in terms of relocation for employment.
The job market ranking, comprising of 80 points total, included a number of data points on job opportunities, employment growth and job securities. The socioeconomic portion, totaling 20 points, included data on median annual incomes, workplace accessibility and housing affordability.
These following cities ranked lowest on WalletHub’s list.
Rochester NY on a nice clear day. The buildings are reflected in the Genesee River. You'll find copy space.
Downtown Tallahassee Florida skyline at night. Tallahassee is the capital of the U.S. state of Florida in Leon County. It is an inland city in the Florida Panhandle. Tallahassee is known for its southern hospitality, oak-canopied roads, vibrant arts scene, and its universities
Winter in Downtown Worcester Massachusetts. Worcester is a city and the county seat of Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. The city is the second largest city in New England after Boston. A center of commerce, industry, and education, Worcester is also known for its spacious paks and plentiful museums and art galleries