The Metro Areas That Have Created the Most Jobs Under Trump

(Bloomberg) -- The Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan statistical area created the most jobs since President Trump took office in Jan. 2017, according to a review of metro area employment data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Dallas was followed by Boston, Atlanta and Houston respectively. The top six areas, which have created more than 100,000 jobs each, are rounded out by Phoenix and Los Angeles. In 18 MSA’s, job growth increased by more than 50,000.

The number of people employed has fallen in 73 metro area with the biggest declines coming in Youngstown and Toledo, Ohio at 6,980 and 6,712 respectively.

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Aside from areas in Puerto Rico, the metro areas with the sharpest decline in the unemployment rate are Rockford, IL; El Centro, CA; and Farmington, NM. The unemployment rate in 17 areas has risen over the last 20 months, most notably in the Colorado areas of Pueblo, Colorado Springs and Boulder.

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