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

Metropolitan area employment and unemployment, October 2011

Unemployment rate, selected metropolitan areas, October 2010 and October 2011
Metropolitan area October 2010 October 2011 (p)

Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI

11.6 9.0

El Centro, CA

31.4 28.9

Farmington, NM

8.9 6.4

Flint, MI

11.9 9.4

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA

6.1 7.8

Yakima, WA

7.1 8.4

Pascagoula, MS

9.2 10.5

Jacksonville, NC

7.8 9.0

Footnotes:
(p) =preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Metropolitan area employment and unemployment, October 2011.

 

Over-the-year nonfarm employment changes, selected metropolitan areas, October 2010–October 2011
Metropolitan area Percent change (p)

Kankakee-Bradley, IL

6.5

Hot Springs, AR

6.2

Victoria, TX

5.5

Missoula, MT

-5.4

Abliene, TX

-5.2

Dalton, GA

-4.7

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Metropolitan area employment and unemployment, October 2011.

 

 

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