Don't Job Hunt Here: 5 Cities With Double The National Unemployment Rate

cities double national unemployment rate
cities double national unemployment rate

By 24/7 Wall Street

When the U.S. labor market is discussed, the national figures naturally take center stage. But the job hunt picture across the country can be very different -- not just between states, but from city to city, too. The recent jobs figures for February show a great variation among the country's largest metropolitan areas. While some are doing extremely well, others are plagued with astronomical unemployment rates that are getting even worse.