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US Cities With The Best Employment 2020

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score78
  • Glencoe, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,870
83
  • Scarsdale, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,684
  • For anyone who is considering moving to Scarsdale, New York, let me just say YOU WILL LOVE IT HERE! I have been living in Scarsdale for 16 years now, and I plan to live out the rest of my days right…[read more]
80
  • Winnetka, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,437
  • I experienced beautiful vivacity while living in Winnetka Illinois. The city is located in Cook County. Cedar Lake is about 16 miles from Chicago’s central downtown area. The town is highly affluent,…[read more]
82
  • Chevy Chase, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,618
84
  • Palos Verdes Estates, CA
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,582
  • I have relatives that have lived in Palos Verdes Estates for a long time and have visited the city often and know it very well. This is one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in California, perfect for…[read more]
82
  • Ladue, MO
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,579
83
  • North Hills, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,420
77
  • Paradise Valley, AZ
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,833
  • The best areas in Paradise Valley, AZ are Dolphinaris where you can get close to and swim with dolphins. You can visit the Phoenix Mountains Preserve that consists of Piestewa Peak, Camelback Mountain…[read more]
81
  • Cold Spring Harbor, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,055
76
  • Town and Country, MO
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,001
  • For Me, living in Town and Country, Missouri is the best. I’m serious. They have a little bit of everything all rolled into one very nice city. There is an old town historical portion that has some…[read more]
87
  • Terrell Hills, TX
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,190
87
  • Old Greenwich, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,000
81
  • The Village of Indian Hill, OH
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,803
88
  • Mill Valley, CA
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,318
  • At the foot of Mount Tamalpais is Mill Valley. Accurately named for long-ago lumber milling operations, the town remains fairly eclectic. You can find money stuffed executives living next to pauper…[read more]
82
  • Bellaire, TX
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,140
  • Living in Bellaire is really great. The fact to keep in mind is that we live in Bellaire, although Houston is only a few minutes away. Some days it is nice to be able to spend time in the city, and with…[read more]
83
  • Irvington, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,559
86
  • West University Place, TX
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,318
  • I like that West University Place, Texas is a unique town. This town is a community that serves as a housing community for the bigger cities. Houston Texas is close to this city and serves the community…[read more]
87
  • Upper Montclair, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,731
  • I am so happy we moved to Upper Montclair, New Jersey. We moved here four years ago, and I absolutely love it here! The community is upscale and pristine. The homes are beautiful and classic in style.…[read more]
78
  • Woodside, CA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,496
81
  • Woodcliff Lake, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,844
81
  • Pelican Bay, FL
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,572
  • I have been living here for two years now and I can tell you that it is definitely not a community for privacy. First I work at night and I find it very difficult to sleep during the day, with the…[read more]
77
  • South Kensington, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,682
83
  • Los Altos Hills, CA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,376
81
  • Piedmont, CA
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,201
  • Living in the city of Piedmont is an amazing, yet expensive experience. When I lived in Piedmont, there was never a dull day. This city is full of life and excitement. There is always somewhere to go…[read more]
87
  • Los Altos, CA
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,238
  • I grew up in Los Altos and spent a lot of my time walking around the town and finding out the "secrets" of the town. Los Altos is a sleepy old town with lots of history, but it is sleepy for sure: there…[read more]
83
  • Floris, VA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,876
85
  • McLean, VA
  • (City)
  • Population: 48,867
  • I found as a kid and when I brought my family back as an adult, McLean. Virginia is the ideal city to live and experience. Being one of the model cities within Northern Virginia's Fairfax County,…[read more]
85
  • Palm Beach, FL
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,501
81
  • Western Springs, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,133
  • I have lived in this city all my life. There is no other place I can call home. I have undergone the full public education system and even changed elementary schools. It’s a city with very impressive…[read more]
77
  • Potomac, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 45,882
  • I live in Potomac, Maryland and I love it. There is always something fun to do. The summers can be a bit humid, but the winters are mild and never devastating. I moved here about 10 years ago so my…[read more]
86
  • Rye, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,949
  • If you are looking for a wonderful place to call home, you won't find a much better place than Rye. This beautiful town has it all: excellent schools, lots of jobs and nice housing, neighborhoods that…[read more]
83
  • Short Hills, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,771
  • We love living in Short Hills, New Jersey, and you will too! The homes are beautiful here, and the community is very family friendly. Our contemporary home sits on a wooded lot with a swimming pool. I…[read more]
78
  • Briarcliff Manor, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,732
80
  • Cherry Hills Village, CO
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,414
81
  • Orinda, CA
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,936
  • I guess if you are 55+ years old, this quiet little town is fine for you. I would not recommend it to younger folks. After 8 PM the whole town seems to fall asleep. Even nearby Moraga has more going…[read more]
80
  • Fort Hunt, VA
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,182
  • Nestled right beside the mighty Potomac River, living in Fort Hunt is an experience unique to itself. No area of northern Virginia is the same, I am guessing that is why most in other parts of the state…[read more]
76
  • Greenville, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,114
84
  • University Park, TX
  • (City)
  • Population: 24,346
  • There are lots of fun and interesting activities in University Park that you and your family can take advantage of. Whether you're looking for attractions that children will enjoy or want to plan a…[read more]
92
  • Southlake, TX
  • (City)
  • Population: 29,101
  • Moving to Southlake was one of the best decisions my family has ever made! While the town is widely known for its wealth, it's much more than that. The citizens are very philanthropic and are involved in…[read more]
81
  • Bethesda, MD
  • (City)
  • Population: 62,608
  • Paramount, California has been my home for several years now. I moved to Paramount from Minnesota, so you might imagine the huge change I had to go through. However, Paramount did not make it hard for me…[read more]
83
  • Tiburon, CA
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,170
82
  • Alamo, CA
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,078
  • I've lived all over the beautiful state of California and I can honestly say that Alamo is one of the best areas in the whole state to call home. Living in Alamo (a suburb of San Francisco Bay/East Bay)…[read more]
82
  • Loudoun Valley Estates, VA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,109
77
  • Lake Forest, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,881
  • We like living in Lake Forest. It is a beautiful town, with terrific beach, quaint downtown and good schools. The area has good restaurants, lots of things to do, shopping, etc. Also we like the express…[read more]
83
  • Mountain Brook, AL
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,532
  • Many of the attractions and businesses are just outside of the Mountain Brook area, but I enjoy living in the town and have been here for almost three years. It offers a quiet setting instead of the busy…[read more]
84
  • Westport, CT
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,511
  • I have enjoyed the last three years living in Westport, Connecticut a city that has excellent schools and safe environment for raising kids and establishing community within this small multicultural…[read more]
84
  • Kensington, CA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,602
82
  • Little Silver, NJ
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,922
83
  • Wilmette, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,367
  • There’s no many things biblical about Wilmette, but it fits. Everyone who lives here has a sense of compassion for their neighbor. Throughout the day, you’ll find many of them out and about, which I…[read more]
77
  • Inverness, IL
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,844

Employment is a key factor when considering your relocation options in America. Ensuring that there are plenty of high paying jobs in your new city plays an important part in deciding where you want to relocate to. Using our unique algorithm and multiple data points, we came up with the best cities in America for employment and jobs. Relocating is stressful enough, knowing that you are choosing a city with good job opportunities should at least alleviate some of that stress!

Listed above are America cities with the best employment and job opportunities with a population over 5,000. These cities have a mix of low unemployment rates as well as high median income and income per capita. Unemployment rates continue to fall and hiring is up, so the rest will depend on which city you choose to relocate to. This list will help to ensure that the city you select has strong job opportunities.

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