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October 02, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Metropolitan area employment, August 2009

Percentage change in employment, August 2008ľAugust 2009, selected metropolitan areas
   

Flint, MI

-10.7

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

-10.6

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

-8.7

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

-8.5

Reno-Sparks, NV

-8.4

Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA

-8.4

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

-7.9

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

-6.7

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

-6.2

Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC

-6.0

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

-6.0

McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

1.5

Jonesboro, AR

1.9

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

2.5

Hot Springs, AR

2.6

Sandusky, OH

2.7

These data featured in the TED article, Metropolitan area employment, August 2009.

 

 

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