March 23, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Employment and unemployment in the Southeast, January 2011

Unemployment rates, selected Southeast metropolitan areas, January 2010–January 2011
Metropolitan area January 2010 January 2011(p)

Palm Coast, FL

15.7 16.0

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

11.7 11.7

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

10.8 11.5

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY

11.5 11.1

Mobile, AL

11.7 10.7

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

10.7 10.4

Memphis, TN

11.0 10.4

Nashville-Davidson, TN

9.7 8.8

Jackson, MS

9.7 8.6

Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC

10.2 8.4

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

6.9 7.6

Footnotes:
(p) =preliminary.

These data are featured in the TED article, Employment and unemployment in the Southeast, January 2011.

 

Percentage change in nonfarm payroll employment, selected Southeast metropolitan areas, January 2010–January 2011
Metropolitan area Change from January 2010 to January 2011(p)

Nashville-Davidson, TN

2.3

Palm Coast, FL

2.2

Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL

2.1

Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC

1.9

Jackson, MS

0.7

Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

0.7

Louisville-Jefferson County, KY

0.5

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL

0.2

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

-0.6

Memphis, TN

-1.1

Mobile, AL

-1.2

Footnotes:
(p) =preliminary.

These data are featured in the TED article, Employment and unemployment in the Southeast, January 2011.

 

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