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Old 04-19-2011, 03:44 PM
 
Location: Athens, GA (via Pittsburgh, PA)
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Arrow Hot or Cold? The State of Jobs in America's Largest Cities

This article lists the 100 largest MSAs based on their job growth from 2001 to 2010, and from 2009 to 2010. Places that have added jobs since both 2001 and 2009 are labeled "hot." Places that have lost jobs since 2001 but added jobs since 2009 are labeled "heating up." Places that have added jobs since 2001 but lost jobs since 2009 are labeled "cooling down," and places that have lost jobs since both 2001 and 2009 are labeled "cold."

Without going into detail, here are the MSAs listed alphabetically by category:

Hot
- Augusta, GA
- Austin, TX
- Boston, MA
- Charleston, SC
- Chattanooga, TN
- Columbia, SC
- Dallas, TX
- El Paso, TX
- Honolulu, HI
- Knoxville, TN
- McAllen, TX
- Ogden, UT
- Oklahoma City, OK
- Pittsburgh, PA
- Provo, UT
- San Antonio, TX
- Virginia Beach, VA
- Washington, DC
Heating up
- Grand Rapids, MI
- New Orleans, LA
- Springfield, MA
- Worcester, MA
Cooling down
- Albany, NY
- Albuquerque, NM
- Allentown, PA
- Atlanta, GA
- Bakersfield, CA
- Baltimore, MD
- Baton Rouge, LA
- Birmingham, AL
- Boise, ID
- Bridgeport, CT
- Cape Coral, FL
- Charlotte, NC
- Cincinnati, OH
- Colorado Springs, CO
- Columbus, OH
- Denver, CO
- Des Moines, IA
- Fresno, CA
- Greenville, SC
- Harrisburg, PA
- Hartford, CT
- Houston, TX
- Indianapolis, IN
- Jackson, MS
- Jacksonville, FL
- Kansas City, MO
- Lakeland, FL
- Lancaster, PA
- Las Vegas, NV
- Little Rock, AR
- Louisville, KY
- Madison, WI
- Memphis, TN
- Miami, FL
- Minneapolis, MN
- Modesto, CA
- Nashville, TN
- New Haven, CT
- New York, NY
- Omaha, NE
- Orlando, FL
- Oxnard, CA
- Palm Bay, FL
- Philadelphia, PA
- Phoenix, AZ
- Portland, OR
- Poughkeepsie, NY
- Raleigh, NC
- Richmond, VA
- Riverside, CA
- Sacramento, CA
- Salt Lake City, UT
- San Diego, CA
- Scranton, PA
- Seattle, WA
- Stockton, CA
- Syracuse, NY
- Tucson, AZ
- Tulsa, OK
- Wichita, KS
Cold
- Akron, OH
- Buffalo, NY
- Chicago, IL
- Cleveland, OH
- Dayton, OH
- Detroit, MI
- Greensboro, NC
- Los Angeles, CA
- Milwaukee, WI
- Providence, RI
- Rochester, NY
- St. Louis, MO
- San Francisco, CA
- San Jose, CA
- Tampa, FL
- Toledo, OH
- Youngstown, OH
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Old 04-19-2011, 06:44 PM
 
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Texas seems to be doing pretty well... 5 of its cities are on that list.
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Old 04-19-2011, 06:58 PM
 
Location: Augusta, GA ''The fastest rising city in the southeast''
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I noticed Augusta ranked third in percentage growth tied with DC and Austin...

While the state of GA will always greatly rely on the city of Atlanta... Augusta is really the future of Georgia... Today there was a article about a multi-million algae facility opening in Augusta...
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Old 04-20-2011, 02:17 PM
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Interesting, as a Buffalo TV station not too long ago stated that Syracuse, Rochester and Buffalo gained jobs this past yea, while Albany lost jobs this past year.
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Old 04-21-2011, 08:34 PM
 
Location: Athens, GA (via Pittsburgh, PA)
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Interesting, as a Buffalo TV station not too long ago stated that Syracuse, Rochester and Buffalo gained jobs this past yea, while Albany lost jobs this past year.
It could be year over year between 2010 and 2011.
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Old 04-22-2011, 02:12 PM
 
Location: Lafayette, La
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go NOLA!!!
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Old 04-22-2011, 03:20 PM
 
Location: US Empire, Pac NW
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Firms in Seattle are hiring. I have no idea where they get the "cooling down" from.
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Old 04-22-2011, 04:23 PM
 
Location: 75025 (previously 75254, 90505, 90010, and 60614)
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Glad to see Dallas close to the top. Now, if we could only get LA going again.
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