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The Most Unemployed City In Every State
Business Insider ^ | 06/27/2012 | Ben Duronio

Posted on 06/27/2012 9:20:31 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

Unemployed

"Dmitri" Beljan via flickr

In May, jobless rates were lower than last year in 331 of the 372 metropolitan areas of the country

Non-seasonally adjusted U.S. unemployment rates dropped from 8.1 percent in April to 7.9 percent in May, down from 8.7 percent last year.

While the recovery seems to be occurring as unemployment continues to fall, not every city is headed in the right direction.

Here are the cities in every state with the largest unemployment rate.

Mobile, Alabama: Unemployment Rate 8.5%

Mobile, Alabama: Unemployment Rate 8.5%

wikimedia commonsMobile

No. unemployed: 

16,200

Alabama

Percent unemployed: 
7.5%

No. unemployed:
161,000

Source: BLS

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Society
KEYWORDS: jobs; states; statesjobsrate; unemployment

1 posted on 06/27/2012 9:20:35 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Where the hell did they get some of those pictures from???


2 posted on 06/27/2012 9:26:17 AM PDT by goseminoles
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To: SeekAndFind

Coeur d’Alene is surprising, I am wondering if a great many unemployed are actually workers that have been laid off from nearby Spokane.


3 posted on 06/27/2012 9:27:31 AM PDT by ThisLittleLightofMine
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To: SeekAndFind

Every city a democrat-controlled and run into the ground city.


4 posted on 06/27/2012 9:37:35 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

I do not agree. Some of the cities are run into the ground, but not all of those listed.


5 posted on 06/27/2012 9:39:27 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: SeekAndFind

What are the percentages of black mayors in these cities?


6 posted on 06/27/2012 9:39:41 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: SeekAndFind

I didn’t know unemployement went down to 7.9 percent...Wow. When did that happen and was it announced on Free Republic?


7 posted on 06/27/2012 9:47:59 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: goseminoles
Where the hell did they get some of those pictures from???

You mean sign forest in Pueblo Colorado with the $1.42 gas price?

On the other hand, I despise the "list" articles because they frequently make you painfully click through each item.

This one was good, one HTML load.

8 posted on 06/27/2012 9:49:15 AM PDT by cicero2k
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To: SeekAndFind
Source: BLS = B.S.
9 posted on 06/27/2012 10:06:09 AM PDT by Blado (Obama's brain is a coprolite from the Late Soviet Era.)
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To: goseminoles

Quite a competition for most unemployed California city. The winner is (drum roll, please) El Centro at 26.%.


10 posted on 06/27/2012 10:09:59 AM PDT by Huskrrrr ( the will)
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To: SeekAndFind
How does the percentage in some of those cities come under the percentage of the entire state?

Something doesn't sound right here....

11 posted on 06/27/2012 10:26:02 AM PDT by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
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To: ShadowAce

...unless the ranking is by gross numbers, rather than percentages.....


12 posted on 06/27/2012 10:31:23 AM PDT by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
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To: ThisLittleLightofMine

Perhaps but Coeur d’Alene is a resort town. Resort areas often take a hit in an economy like this.


13 posted on 06/27/2012 10:31:53 AM PDT by newzjunkey
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To: Huskrrrr

El Centro is in the Imperial Valley of Southern California. Its southern boundary runs along the Mexican border, its eastern boundary along the Colorado River, and to the west is San Diego County.

It is the county seat and is overwhelming Mexican, both legal and illegal. There is only one industry in the Imperial Valley, and it is agriculture as the county is the breadbasket of the US. So, employment is highly seasonal - lots of work during the harvest with little in between which makes the unemployment figure near meaningless.


14 posted on 06/27/2012 10:43:32 AM PDT by CdMGuy
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To: NEMDF

I meant for every city that was on this list. Of course the list is not all-inclusive the way you mean.


15 posted on 06/27/2012 10:46:30 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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I would have thought Detroit would be worse than that. I guess a lot of people just left?


16 posted on 06/27/2012 10:54:38 AM PDT by Crimson Elephant
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To: CdMGuy

Didn’t know this. Thanks.


17 posted on 06/27/2012 11:03:29 AM PDT by Huskrrrr ( the will)
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To: NEMDF

I misread your reply before. Perhaps not all are into the ground, but being the most unemployed city in the state, they sure are not the model of health, nor one the rest of the state wants to emulate.

And generally when you have high unemployment in a city, it’s because it’s run by anti business democrats. They don’t make life easier for businesses.


18 posted on 06/27/2012 11:27:24 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: goseminoles

I like the one of Palm Coast FL...the unemployment rate is almost 12% yet the phot0 is a middle-aged white couple drinking martinis on the beach LOL.


19 posted on 06/27/2012 11:49:18 AM PDT by what's up
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To: ShadowAce

“Something doesn’t sound right here.... “

==

For one thing,they listed Fall River,MA in the RI figures.


20 posted on 06/29/2012 1:21:50 PM PDT by Mears
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To: SeekAndFind

I don’t even have to look at the list to know in TN it’s probably Memphis.


21 posted on 06/29/2012 1:25:52 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Democrats are dangerous and evil. Republicans are just useless and useful idiots.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Yea!!! NJ wins at 13%.


22 posted on 06/29/2012 1:37:25 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (If Obama was any more thin skinned, he'd have a receptacle end: Dennis Miller)
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