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10. Glens Falls, NY

Located in Warren County, about 50 miles north of New York’s capital of Albany, Glen Falls grew at a rate of 6.5. percent between February 2011 and February 2012.

The city’s largest employer is Glens Falls Hospital, a 410-bed facility that serves not only Warren County but the neighboring counties of Essex, Hamilton and Washington.

“The largest industry employment changes in Glens Falls were seen in the Leisure and Hospitality sector, which accounted for 47 percent of total nonfarm employment change,” Varner said.

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