August 8, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Unemployment in large U.S. metropolitan areas, June 2011

Unemployment rates, selected large metropolitan areas, June 2011
Metropolitan area Percent

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

14.2

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

13.8

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

12.5

Sacramento-Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

12.3

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

11.8

Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH

7.1

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

7.0

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

6.9

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

6.2

Oklahoma City, OK

5.7

These data are featured in the TED article, Unemployment in large U.S. metropolitan areas, June 2011.

 

 

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