Fast-Growing Companies Call These 10 Cities Home

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Washington, D.C., 347 companies

Four of the top 10 fastest growers in D.C. are in the government services industry. This includes government information and technology services company Zantech IT Services. The area is also ripe with higher education options from Georgetown and American, luring academics to the area and supplying educated employees. According to The Economist, D.C. had the lowest unemployment rate of all metro areas in 2011.