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Ten of the 28 U.S. cities that saw job growth in 2020 are in Tennessee and Georgia, with Chattanooga at No. 10 and Cleveland, Tennessee, at No. 11. To build the list, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics from February 2020 to November 2020 in all 400 U.S. metro areas.

3. Knoxville, Tennessee

* Increase in employment: 2.8%

* Total employment February to November 2020: 420,763 to 432,597

* February to November 2020 unemployment rate: 3.2% to 4.8%

* Labor force increase February to November 2020: 19,488 (4.5%)

7. Morristown, Tennessee

* Increase in employment: 1.9%

* Total employment February to November 2020: 51,700 to 52,701

* February 2020 to November 2020 unemployment rate: 3.9% to 5.1%

* Labor force increase February to November 2020: 1,778 (3.3%)

9. Valdosta, Georgia

* Increase in employment: 1.8%

* Total employment February to November 2020: 62,025 to 63,170

* February 2020 to November 2020 unemployment rate: 3.3% to 5.3%

* Labor force increase February to November 2020: 2,548 (4%)

10. Chattanooga, Tennessee

* Increase in employment: 1.7%

* Total employment February to November 2020: 269,570 to 274,120

* February 2020 to November 2020 unemployment rate: 3.3% to 4.5%

* Labor force increase February to November 2020: 8,175 (2.9%)

11. Cleveland, Tennessee

* Increase in employment: 1.7%

* Total employment February to November 2020: 59,317 to 60,302

* February 2020 to November 2020 unemployment rate: 3.5% to 5%

* Labor force increase February to November 2020: 2,026 (3.3%)

15. Jackson, Tennessee

17. Clarksville, Tennessee

24. Rome, Georgia

27. Hinesville, Georgia

28. Johnson City, Tennessee

Source: 24/7WallSt.com

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