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April 18, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Unemployment rates lower from February 2011 to 2012

Unemployment rates, selected metropolitan areas, February 2011 and February 2012
Metropolitan area February 2011 February 2012 (p)

Flint, MI

12.0 9.8

Holland-Grand Haven, MI

9.4 7.2

Jackson, MI

11.0 8.8

El Centro, CA

27.8 26.7

Yuma, AZ

21.7 23.7

Jacksonville, FL

10.4 8.8

Lincoln, NE

4.4 4.0

Yakima, WA

11.6 11.9

(p) =preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, Unemployment rates lower from February 2011 to 2012.



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