Local Jobs

Have you heard? Local is the new organic! And Simply Hired's making it easier than ever for you to taste some local flavor. Search for local jobs and get tons of tasty factoids on local employment and economies - all the stuff that makes up that ever-elusive "quality of life" thing.

Highest Job Growth

These cities have the highest percentage job growth. Find out which local economies are flourishing and what it means for your career.

Rank City Job Growth
1. Casa Grande, AZ 95.9%
2. Dallas TX 84.9%
3. Chicago, IL 83.4%
4. Leesburg, VA 76.9%
5. Colorado Springs, CO 69.7%
6. Rosenberg, TX 61.3%
7. McDonough, GA 60.5%
8. Orlando, FL 60.2%
9. Wasilla, AK 58.5%
10. Monroe, NC 57.5%

Lowest Unemployment Rate

If you live in one of these cities, you're probably workin'. Low unemployment means higher quality of life, making these cities good places to live and work.

Rank City Unemployment
1. Bismarck, ND 3.4%
2. Lincoln, NE 3.9%
3. Manhattan, KS 3.9%
4. Logan, UT 4.0%
5. Iowa City, IA 4.3%
6. Billings, MT 4.6%
7. Sioux Falls, SD 4.9%
8. Morgantown, WV 5.0%
9. Charlottesville, VA 5.0%
10. Amarillo, TX 5.1%

Highest Median Family Income

Wouldn't it be great if the highest median family incomes were in the same cities as the lowest home costs? These affluent towns boast more high-rollers than you'd expect.

Rank City Median Income
1. Holmdel, NJ $159,633
2. Southborough, MA $148,297
3. North Potomac, MD $147,594
4. Redding, CT $141,609
5. Western Springs, IL $139,758
6. Hockessin, DE $137,998
7. Hermosa Beach, CA $137,941
8. Lone Tree, CO $137,310
9. Sammamish, WA $137,137
10. Birmingham, MI $135,426

Lowest Median Home Cost

Getting your foot in the door of the volatile real estate market can be pretty stressful. Check out ten cities where the price of admission is a little more reasonable.

Rank City Median Price
1. New Haven, IN $89,152
2. Holland, MN $94,018
3. Duncanville, TX $99,648
4. Findlay, OH $100,000
5. Oak Ridge, TN $102,950
6. Brownsburg, IN $131,000
7. Sterling Heights, MI $137,850
8. Deer Park, TX $138,135
9. Lake Jackson, TX $143,125
10. Noblesville, IN $150,000

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Largest U.S. Cities

City Population
New York, NY 8,214,426
Los Angeles, CA 3,849,378
Chicago, IL 2,833,321
Houston, TX 2,144,491
Phoenix, AZ 1,512,986
Philadelphia, PA 1,448,394
San Antonio, TX 1,296,682
San Diego, CA 1,256,951
Dallas, TX 1,232,940
San Jose, CA 929,936
Detroit, MI 871,121
Jacksonville, FL 794,555
Indianapolis, IN 785,597
San Francisco, CA 744,041
Columbus, OH 733,203
Austin, TX 709,893
Memphis, TN 670,902
Fort Worth, TX 653,320
Baltimore, MD 631,366
Charlotte, NC 630,478
El Paso, TX 609,415
Boston, MA 590,763
Seattle, WA 582,454
Washington, DC 581,530
Milwaukee, WI 573,358
Denver, CO 566,974
Louisville, KY 554,496
Las Vegas, NV 552,539
Nashville, TN 552,120
Oklahoma City, OK 537,734
Portland, OR 537,081
Tucson, AZ 518,956
Albuquerque, NM 504,949
Atlanta, GA 486,411
Long Beach, CA 472,494
Fresno, CA 466,714
Sacramento, CA 453,781
Mesa, AZ 447,541
Kansas City, MO 447,306
Cleveland, OH 444,313