Monday, June 8, 2009

Detroit's Unemployment Rate ~23%

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Data from the state of Michigan shows that the state's largest city--Detroit--is suffering from an incredibly high jobless rate. Almost 23% of Detroiters were unemployed in April 2009---This compares to almost 13% of all Michiganders being unemployed.

Detroit suffers from lackluster politicians, a poor school system and a high crime rate--with these persistant negative conditions, it's likely that the city's unemployment rate will continue to outpace both the state's and nation's average unemployment rate for years and years to come.

Update July 2009--Check out the latest Detroit Unemployment Rate Data Here

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