Highest Unemployment Rates

  • 10 Cities That Lost The Most Jobs

    10 Cities That Lost The Most Jobs

    By 24/7 Wall St., Introduction by Jake Thiewes The phrase "economic recovery" has been appearing more frequently in news reports. The United States' job market seems to be slowly improving, but unemployment claims currently are hovering above 8 percent. Some cities that were hit hard at the height of the... Continue Reading

  • Cities With The Highest And Lowest Unemployment

    Cities With The Highest And Lowest Unemployment

    Unemployment rates fell in three-quarters of large U.S. cities in October, a sign that the job market is picking up broadly across the country. The Labor Department said Tuesday that unemployment rates fell in 281 metro areas. They rose in 57 and were unchanged in 34. That's slightly better than September's... Continue Reading

  • Cities With Highest, Lowest Unemployment Rates: July 2011

    Cities With Highest, Lowest Unemployment Rates: July 2011

    Unemployment rates rose in nearly all U.S. cities in June, reflecting a recent uptick in layoffs and a nation-wide slowdown in hiring. The Labor Department said Wednesday that unemployment rates rose in 345 large metro areas, dropped in 20 cities and were unchanged in seven. Continue Reading