January 19, 2010 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Employment declines in U.S. counties, June 200809

Decrease in employment in large counties, June 200809
County Decrease in employment

Oakland, MI

-65,600

Dallas, TX

-71,600

San Diego, CA

-77,500

Wayne, MI

-85,500

Clark, NV

-98,500

New York, NY

-113,200

Orange, CA

-119,700

Cook, IL

-137,700

Maricopa, AZ

-149,900

Los Angeles, CA

-256,700

These data featured in the TED article, Employment declines in U.S. counties, June 200809.