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Photos: Ten cities hit hardest by federal shutdown -- and where Colorado Springs falls

As we enter day three of the U.S. government's partial shutdown, ripple effects are being felt far and wide -- and while Washington, D.C. has the country's most federal workers, it may not be the hardest-hit city. The Washington Post has assembled a list of the ten cities with the most federal jobs by percentage, and Colorado Springs is well above D.C. As the Colorado Springs Gazette points out, military personnel are still getting paychecks, which has mitigated the impact -- but if the shutdown drags on, that could change. Count down the photo-illustrated top ten below.

Number 10: Charleston, South Carolina

Photos: Ten cities hit hardest by federal shutdown -- and where Colorado Springs falls

24,000 workers, 7.6% of the workforce

Number 9: San Antonio, Texas

Photos: Ten cities hit hardest by federal shutdown -- and where Colorado Springs falls

72,000 workers, 7.8% of the workforce

Number 8: Augusta, Georgia-South Carolina

Photos: Ten cities hit hardest by federal shutdown -- and where Colorado Springs falls

20,000 workers, 9.1% of the workforce

Number 7: San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California

Photos: Ten cities hit hardest by federal shutdown -- and where Colorado Springs falls

151,000 workers, 10.9% of the workforce

Continue to keep counting down the list of the ten cities hit hardest by the federal shutdown -- and to see where Colorado Springs falls.

Number 6: Ogden-Clearfield, Utah

Photos: Ten cities hit hardest by federal shutdown -- and where Colorado Springs falls

24,000 workers, 11.5% of the workforce

Number 5: El Paso, Texas

Photos: Ten cities hit hardest by federal shutdown -- and where Colorado Springs falls

43,000 workers, 13.6% of the workforce

Number 4: Washington, D.C. region

Photos: Ten cities hit hardest by federal shutdown -- and where Colorado Springs falls

446,000 workers, 14.3% of the workforce

Continue to keep counting down the list of the ten cities hit hardest by the federal shutdown -- and to see where Colorado Springs falls.

Number 3: Honolulu, Hawaii

Photos: Ten cities hit hardest by federal shutdown -- and where Colorado Springs falls

86,000 workers, 17.2% of the workforce

Number 2: Virginia Beach, Virginia-North Carolina

Photos: Ten cities hit hardest by federal shutdown -- and where Colorado Springs falls

144,000 federal workers, 17.2% of the workforce

Number 1: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Photos: Ten cities hit hardest by federal shutdown -- and where Colorado Springs falls

55,000 federal workers, or 18.8% of the workforce

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