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Top 25 Cities for Your Government Career

Top 25 Cities for Your Government Career

Currin Berdine, Tania Khadder, Anna Hennings, Adam Starr, Alice Handley | GovCentral
















#20. New York City, NY

Population: 1,449,634

Cost of Living Rank (in a 1-100 list of the best cities for jobs: 77

Job Growth Rank (in a list of 372 Highest Growth Cities): 94

Average Commute Time: 39.3 minutes

Jobs Listed on USA Jobs: 534

Stimulus funds for State: $26,746,393

State recovery site: http://www.recovery.ny.gov/index.htm

New York is notable among American cities for its high use and 24-hour availability of mass transit, and for the overall density and diversity of its population. In 2005, nearly 170 languages were spoken in the city and 36% of its population was born outside the United States. The city is sometimes referred to as “The City that Never Sleeps”, while other nicknames include Gotham and the Big Apple.

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