The Dallas-Fort Worth area ranked sixth among the 87 major metropolitan areas that have more private sector jobs now than a year ago, according to an analysis of data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics by On Numbers. Dallas-Fort Worth had 48,700 more jobs at the end of September 2012 than it did in September 2011, the analysis found. DFW had 2,604,600 private sector jobs this year compared with 2,555,900 last year, an increase of 1.91 percent.

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