Yuma: A 28.2-percent unemployment rate is outlandishly high. Even in bankrupt and blighted Detroit, the rate was 7.9 percent in August. Among the metro areas whose numbers the Labor Department tracks, there is Yuma, there is El Centro (just 60 miles away in California), and then there is every other city in the nation.
Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at Life in the unemployment capital of America – Vox.
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