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.

5. Loudoun County, Va.
Town of Leesburg, Virginia
5. Loudoun County, Va.
Towns include: Leesburg
Job growth (2000-2006): 51.3%

D.C. suburbs are enjoying yet another sonic boom, and Loudoun County is in the forefront with its wealth of developable land. Private industry is buying in and there has been an explosion in government-related development driving growth in defense and biomedical industries. The population has grown more than 30 percent this decade.

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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