Finding a job is typically one of the most important, if not the determining factor for where a person decides to live. Unemployment is at an all-time low across the nation, however, there are a few states that are making a statement through job growth. Florida is right there in the mix, with one of the top job growth rates in the United States.
According to the National Association of Realtors, Florida, South Carolina, West Virginia, South Dakota, Texas, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, Idaho, and Washington experienced incredible job growth in one year. From April 2018 to April 2019 these states came in on top with the strongest job growth in the United States.
Every so often the Department of Labor and Bureau of Labor Statistics work together to determine which jobs are in highest demand. They also predict which jobs will continue to be in demand throughout the coming years. During their last study, they compiled a list of the 100 most in-demand jobs in Florida. We have listed the top twenty below. You can see the full list of 100 here.
Naturally, job growth within a community has positive effects. But what does job growth mean for the housing market in particular?