Cities With The Highest, Lowest Unemployment Rates

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highest and lowest unemployment cities
highest and lowest unemployment cities

Unemployment rates fell in roughly two-thirds of large U.S. cities in August, despite zero job growth nationwide.

Here are the cities with the highest and lowest rates:


10 Cities With The Highest Unemployment Rates -- August 2011
  1. El Centro, Calif. 32.4

  2. Yuma, Ariz. 29.4

  3. Merced, Calif. 17.5

  4. Yuba City, Calif. 17.0

  5. Stockton, Calif. 16.1

  6. Modesto, Calif. 16.0

  7. Fresno, Calif. 15.8

  8. Visalia-Porterville, Calif. 15.7

  9. Hanford-Corcoran, Calif. 15.3

  10. Palm Coast, Fla. 14.9


10 Cities With The Lowest Unemployment Rates -- August 2011
  1. Bismarck, N.D. 3.0

  2. Lincoln, Neb. 3.6

  3. Fargo, N.D. 3.9

  4. Portsmouth, N.H. 4.4

  5. Rapid City, S.D. 4.5

  6. Sioux Falls, S.D. 4.5

  7. Omaha-Council Bluffs, Neb. 4.6

  8. Burlington, Vt. 4.6

  9. Midland, Texas 4.8

  10. Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, La. 4.9




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