Where the jobs are

Employment is an important factor when it comes to choosing Money Magazine's Best Places to Live. These 25 counties have experienced the most job growth over the last six years.

19. Garfield County, Colo.
19. Garfield County, Colo.
Towns include: Glenwood Springs, Rifle
Job growth (2000-2006): 37.9%

Despite large swathes of protected land in state parks and forests, Garfield had an exceedingly low unemployment rate of 2.9 percent in 2006. The area's breathtaking natural beauty plays host to a diverse economy spurred by the tourism and hospitality industry but also buoyed by a still-strong building trade and bustling retail and entertainment business.

Tooele County

Sumter County

Flagler County

Summit County

Loudoun County

Wasatch County

Kendall County

Lee County

Collier County

Lyon County

Bryan County

St. Lucie County

Monroe County

Hidalgo County

Benton County

Citrus County

Fluvanna County

Douglas County

Eagle County

Garfield County

Paulding County

Rockwall County

Henry County

Barrow County

Stafford County
Source: OnBoard
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