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Net Job Creation

Net job creation sharply decreased in 2020
Lincoln, like many cities across the U.S., lost jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.10

  • Lincoln lost 1,507 jobs in 2020. This is the first year Lincoln saw job loss since 2009.

10. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2021). COVID-19 ends longest employment recovery and expansion in CES history, causing unprecedented job losses in 2020. https://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2021/article/covid-19-ends-longest-employment-expansion-in-ces-history.htm