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April 29, 2010

Over-the-year metro area employment changes, March 2010

Percentage change in nonfarm payroll employment, selected metropolitan areas, March 2009–March 2010
Metropolitan area Percent change in employment, March 2009–March 2010 (P)

Lawrence, KS

5.9

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

5.5

Ocean City, NJ

3.6

Manhattan, KS

3.4

Yakima, WA

3.2

Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA

-3.5

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

-3.9

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA

-4.5

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

-4.7

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

-5.7

Grand Junction, CO

-6.6

Yuma, AZ

-6.6

Farmington, NM

-6.8

Odessa, TX

-6.8

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

-7.4

Footnotes:
(P) Data for the most recent month are preliminary.

These data featured in the TED article, Over-the-year metro area employment changes, March 2010.