According to the latest figures released today from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics:
California continued to dominate among metros with the highest unemployment rates, accounting for nine of the top 10. El Centro, Calif., posted a whopping 30.8 percent jobless rate in July, the highest in the nation.
Top 10 Highest Metro Unemployment Rates
|Rank||Metropolitan Area||Rate (%)|
|372||El Centro, Calif.||30.8|
|369||Yuba City, Calif.||18.7|
Source: BLS. Data not seasonally adjusted.
- Top 10 Lowest Metro Unemployment Rates
- Top 10 Metros with Highest Percentage Drops in Unemployment Rate (July 2011 vs. July 2010)
- Top 10 Metros with Highest Percentage Gains in Unemployment Rate (July 2011 vs. July 2010)
- State Unemployment Rates (lowest to highest)
Read the full report:
Unemployment rate drops in nearly 7 of 10 U.S. metros