January 13, 2010 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Unemployment in large metropolitan areas, November 2009

Large metropolitan areas with the highest unemployment rates, November 2009
Metropolitan area Percent

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

15.4

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

14.2

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

12.4

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

12.3

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

12.1

Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC

11.8

Orlando-Kissimmee, FL

11.8

Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA

11.8

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

11.8

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

11.5

These data featured in the TED article, Unemployment in large metropolitan areas, November 2009.

 

 

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