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Top 10 metros with largest yearly rise in July unemployment rate

Based on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report
Published on Aug 31, 2011

According to the latest figures released today from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics:Of the 10 metro areas to see the biggest jumps in unemployment in July, all were in the South: six in Alabama, three in Texas, and one in Mississippi. Pascagoula, Miss., saw the biggest increase from July 2010, 1.9 percent, to a rate of 11.2 percent.Top 10 Metros with Highest Percentage Gains in Unemployment Rate (July 2011 vs. July 2010)    Jul-10 July 2011p   Rank Metropolitan Area Rate Rate Change   United States 9.7 9.3 -0.4           372 Pascagoula, Miss. 9.3 11.2 1.9 369 Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas 11.3 12.7 1.4 369 Mobile, Ala. 9.8 11.2 1.4 369 Tuscaloosa, Ala. 8.9 10.3 1.4 368 Gadsden, Ala. 9.3 10.5 1.2 364 Dothan, Al...

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