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September 08, 2010

Metropolitan area employment, July 2010

Percentage change in nonfarm employment, metropolitan areas with annual average employment levels above 750,000 in 2009, July 2009–July 2010
Metro area Percent change

Largest increases


Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX


Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, VA, DC, MD, WV


Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX


Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA


Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH


Largest decreases


Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR


Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL


Riverside-San Bernardino-Fremont, CA


Sacramento-Arden-Roseville, CA


Las Vegas, NV


San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA


These data featured in the TED article, Metropolitan area employment, July 2010.