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Wesley Chapel ranked ‘Best Job Market’ in Florida

By Florida's Original NatureCoaster™ Posted on June 21, 2016

Wesley Chapel is tops when it comes to the job market in Florida, according to WalletHub.

The Washington, DC-based financial review website looked at 130 Florida cities, ranking Wesley Chapel first on its list of Best Florida Cities by Job Market. Lutz, Florida is ranked 16th, followed by Land O’ Lakes at 17th.

“I’m proud of the growth we’re seeing in Eastern Pasco County,” said Pasco County Commissioner Mike Moore. “Wesley Chapel’s distinction of Best Job Market in the state, along with strong showings from Lutz and Land O’ Lakes, is a testament to that growth.”

WalletHub considered several factors for the job market ranking – including number of job opportunities, employment growth, starting salaries and unemployment rate.

When taking socioeconomic factors into consideration, such as average workday and commute time, WalletHub ranked Wesley Chapel 4th in the overall ranking for ‘Best Florida Cities for Finding a Job.’ Lutz and Land O’ Lakes are ranked 11th and 46th, respectively, on the overall list.

Of the 130 cities included in the study, WalletHub also ranks Wesley Chapel as second for ‘Most Affordable Housing’ and third for ‘Lowest Unemployment Rate for High School Graduates.’

The full WalletHub report is available here: https://wallethub.com/edu/best-cities-in-florida-for-jobs/21610/

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