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December 10, 2010

Employment and unemployment in the Midwest, October 2010

Unemployment rates, selected Midwest metropolitan areas, October 2009-October 2010
Metropolitan area October 2009 October 2010(p)

Rockford, IL

15.9 14.4

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

15.7 13.3

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

15.7 12.9

Steubenville-Weirton, OH

12.8 12.5

Janesville, WI

11.5 9.5

St. Louis, MO

10.2 9.3

Wichita, KS

8.1 7.8

Sioux City, IA

5.3 7.1

Duluth, MN

7.7 6.9

Omaha-Council-Bluffs, NE

4.7 4.9

Rapid City, SD

4.5 4.2

Bismarck, ND

2.9 2.7

Footnotes:
(p) =preliminary.

These data featured in the TED article, Employment and unemployment in the Midwest, October 2010.

Percentage change in nonfarm payroll employment, selected Midwest metropolitan areas, October 2009-October 2010
Metropolitan area Percent change from October 2009 to October 2010 (p)

Manhattan, KS

8.0

Elkhart-Goshen, IN

1.5

Duluth, MN

1.4

Rapid City, SD

0.8

Steubenville-Weirton, OH

0.7

Bismarck, ND

0.5

Rockford, IL

0.3

St. Louis, MO

0.1

Janesville, WI

-0.2

Omaha-Council-Bluffs, NE

-0.3

Sioux City, IA

-1.2

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

-1.9

Footnotes:
(p) =preliminary.

These data featured in the TED article, Employment and unemployment in the Midwest, October 2010.