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August 2, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Metropolitan area employment and unemployment, June 2012

Unemployment rate, selected metropolitan areas, June 2011 and June 2012
Metropolitan area June 2011 June 2012 (p)

Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

14.4 12.1

Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI

12.4 10.2

Tampa-St. Petersburg, Clearwater, FL

11.2 9.0

New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

8.6 9.6

Joplin, MO

8.9 6.1

Elmira, NY

7.8 9.2

Footnotes:
(p) =preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Metropolitan area employment and unemployment, June 2012.