Unemployment Rates Rise in 90 Pct. of US Cities

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The city with the nation’s lowest unemployment rate was Bismarck, N.D, where the rate was 2.8 percent.

Yuma, Ariz., reported the highest rate at 31.8 percent. Yuma has a heavy population of migrant farm workers.

Among the 49 cities with more than 1 million in population, Detroit had the highest unemployment rate at 10.3 percent. That’s up from 9 percent in May.

The unemployment rate in Minneapolis was 5.1 percent, the lowest among the large cities.

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2 thoughts on “Unemployment Rates Rise in 90 Pct. of US Cities

  1. I don’t feel bad for most of these people in the large cities. I stay 1.5 hour outside of Atlanta, and jobs are overflowing. A new Caterpillar plant is opening soon (900+) new employees needed. I have cousins in Atlanta that REFUSE to leave even though employment is horrible….simply because they love the nightlife and they don’t like change.

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