Michigan unemployment rates listed by labor markets

Unemployment rates down in most major Mich. labor market for August

Published On: Sep 27 2012 04:38:35 PM EDT
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Michigan's major labor market areas and their seasonally unadjusted jobless rates for August compared with July percentages.


-- Michigan, 9.2 percent, compared with 10.3 percent.

-- Ann Arbor, 5.9 percent, compared with 6.8 percent.

-- Battle Creek, 7.5 percent, compared with 8.6 percent.

-- Bay City, 8.3 percent, compared with 9.3 percent.

-- Detroit-Warren-Livonia, 10.9 percent, compared with 11.9 percent.

-- Flint, 9.5 percent, compared with 10.8 percent.

-- Grand Rapids-Wyoming, 6.9 percent, compared with 7.9 percent.

-- Holland-Grand Haven, 6.7 percent, compared with 7.9 percent.

-- Jackson, 8.3 percent, compared with 9.5 percent.

-- Kalamazoo-Portage, 7.4 percent, compared with 8.4 percent.

-- Lansing-East Lansing, 7.2 percent, compared with 8.4 percent.

-- Monroe, 8.1 percent, compared with 9.5 percent.

-- Muskegon-Norton Shores, 9.1 percent, compared with 10.1 percent.

-- Niles-Benton Harbor, 8.8 percent, compared with 10.2 percent.

-- Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, 8.6 percent, compared with 9.7 percent.

-- Upper Peninsula, 8.4 percent, compared with 9.5 percent.

-- Northeast Lower Michigan, 9.7 percent, compared with 10.9 percent.

-- Northwest Lower Michigan, 8.5 percent, compared with 9.3 percent.