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. TheWashington 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 SpringsGazette
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
24,000 workers, 7.6% of the workforceNumber 9: San Antonio, Texas
72,000 workers, 7.8% of the workforceNumber 8: Augusta, Georgia-South Carolina
20,000 workers, 9.1% of the workforceNumber 7: San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
151,000 workers, 10.9% of the workforceContinue 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
24,000 workers, 11.5% of the workforceNumber 5: El Paso, Texas
43,000 workers, 13.6% of the workforceNumber 4: Washington, D.C. region
446,000 workers, 14.3% of the workforceContinue 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
86,000 workers, 17.2% of the workforceNumber 2: Virginia Beach, Virginia-North Carolina
144,000 federal workers, 17.2% of the workforce
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55,000 federal workers, or 18.8% of the workforce
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