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Job Growth: 5 Year Average

Time Range: 2001-06       Resolution: Zip Code

Job growth measures the net number of jobs a city or town has lost or gained over a five or ten-year period by municipalty and by zip code.

Rationale

Job growth is an indicator of a community's economic health and development. It leads to business expansion and relocation, increased tax base, investment in public facilities and schools, increased real estate values, and higher incomes.

Source

The economic data is pulled from the U.S. Annual Economic Survey for the years 2000-2006. It can be found on the U.S. Census FactFinder:
[http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html].


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