Posts Tagged ‘metropolitan statistical areas’

U.S. cities see higher jobless rate

by Wally Northway Published: February 3,2010

Tags: employment, jobs, metropolitan statistical areas, recession, unemployment

Unemployment rates were higher in December than a year earlier in 371 of the 372 metropolitan areas and lower in one area, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported yesterday. Nineteen areas recorded jobless rates of at least 15 percent, while 10 areas registered rates below 5 percent. Among the 369 metropolitan areas for which […] [...]

Cities’ unemployment rates soar

by Wally Northway Published: January 5,2010

Tags: federal agency, jobs, metropolitan statistical areas, municipalities, recession, unemployment

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Unemployment rates were higher in November than a year earlier in all 372 metropolitan areas, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. Seventeen areas recorded jobless rates of at least 15 percent, while 13 areas registered rates below 5 percent. The national unemployment rate in November was 9.4 percent, not seasonally adjusted, […] [...]

Cities see continued rise in unemployment

by Wally Northway Published: December 7,2009

Tags: jobs, metropolitan statistical areas, municipalities, recession, unemployment

AROUND MISSISSIPPI — Unemployment rates were higher in October than a year earlier in all 372 metropolitan areas, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Fifteen areas recorded jobless rates of at least 15 percent, while 13 areas registered rates below 5 percent. Among the 369 metropolitan areas for which non-farm payroll employment was available, […] [...]

Cities’ unemployment rates rise

by Wally Northway Published: October 29,2009

Tags: employment, jobs, metropolitan statistical areas, municipalites, recession, unemployment

AROUND MISSISSIPPI — Unemployment rates were higher in September than a year earlier in 371 of the 372 metropolitan areas and lower in 1 area, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. Thirteen areas recorded jobless rates of at least 15 percent, while 12 areas registered rates below 5 percent. Among the 369 metropolitan areas […] [...]

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