February 04, 2011

Employment and unemployment in the West, December 2010

Unemployment rates, selected Western metropolitan areas, December 2009–December 2010
Metropolitan area December 2009 December 2010

Honolulu, HI

5.3 4.8

Logan, UT

4.4 5.0

Billings, MT

5.1 5.5

Great Fall, MT

5.6 6.4

Boulder, CO

5.7 6.5

Casper, WY

8.1 6.6

Visalia-Porterville, CA

17.1 17.7

Stockton, CA

17.0 18.0

Merced, CA

19.3 20.1

Yuba City, CA

19.0 20.7

Yuma, AZ

18.8 23.2

El Centro, CA

28.2 28.3

These data featured in the TED article, Employment and unemployment in the West, December 2010.

 

Percent change in nonfarm payroll employment, selected Western metropolitan areas, December 2009–December 2010
Metropolitan area Change from December 2009 to December 2010

Honolulu, HI

0.5

Logan, UT

1.3

Billings, MT

-0.8

Great Fall, MT

-1.4

Boulder, CO

0.1

Casper, WY

0.0

Visalia-Porterville, CA

-0.2

Stockton, CA

-1.5

Merced, CA

-2.4

Yuba City, CA

-3.2

Yuma, AZ

0.8

El Centro, CA

-1.6

These data featured in the TED article, Employment and unemployment in the West, December 2010.