D.C. comes in second for employment
Washington, D.C. is the place to be for politics, history, and now job seekers.
WTOP reports the District ranks second among the country’s largest 26 cities when it comes to finding a job, according to a new report by Forbes.
The city ranked second for its 2.7 percent population growth, 10.2 percent unemployment rate, $43,993 median income and median rent of $1,823.
Austin takes the top for the best city for job seekers because of its explosive population growth and below average unemployment rate. The city also has a lower cost of living.
Five of the top 10 cities that made the list are in Texas.
Detroit came in last with a nearly 20 percent unemployment rate and a median income of $15,261.
Here’s how others ranked:
1. Austin, Texas
2. Washington, D.C.
3. San Francisco, Calif.
4. Denver, Colo.
5. Houston, Texas
6. Fort Worth, Texas
7. Dallas, Texas
8. Seattle, Wash.
9. San Antonio, Texas
10. Charlotte, N.C.