Our world today II: Highest job growth is in non-coastal middle America

by Ryan Streeter on April 17, 2013. Follow Ryan on Twitter.

Also from Global Insight, we learn that of the top 10 job-growth states, only Indiana and Kentucky are east of the Mississippi River. Only Texas and Washington are coastal states.

Job growth is presently a midwest-southwest thing. Also, note the prevalence of “mining,” which includes fracking and other forms of energy extraction.

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