Metropolitan area

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US – Downtown employment centers of the nation’s largest metropolitan areas are recording faster job growth than their peripheries

For over half a century, American cities were decentralizing, with suburban areas surpassing city centers in both population and job growth. It appears that these economic and demographic tides are now changing. Over the past few years, urban populations in America’s cities have grown faster than outlying areas, and our research shows that jobs are … Continue reading

US Map – 20 cities with less than 4% unemployment

Twenty metropolitan areas with unemployment rates below 4 percent Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at Map: 20 US cities with less than 4% unemployment – Vox.

U.S. Metros / Mapping persistent unemployment

The map below, from the report, shows the geographic variations of the great metro reset. It charts the time frame for return to peak employment in metro areas across the U.S. Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at Mapping the U.S. Metros Where High Unemployment Could Persist for Years – Richard Florida – … Continue reading

Cleveland / The metro area that lost the most jobs in US for 4 months in a row

Four straight months and counting: Greater Cleveland yet again lost more jobs than any metro area in the country, the Labor Department reported Monday. In fact, the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor metro area was the only one of the 37 large metro areas posting a decrease in employment between August 2012 and August 2013. Greater Cleveland lost 7,900 … Continue reading

Working in the US / The most accessible metropolitan areas in 2010 : Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York

Job accessibility has changed over time. In the past two decades, Las Vegas, Jacksonville, Austin, Orlando and Phoenix have seen the largest percentage gains in job accessibility while Cleveland, Detroit, Honolulu and Los Angeles have seen the largest percentage drops. This study estimates the accessibility to jobs by automobile in the 51 largest metropolitan areas … Continue reading

Job Openings and Educational Attainment in Metropolitan Area

For the first time since World War II, there are fewer jobs three years after the end of a recession than before it began. Our new Brookings report suggests that most of this flat recovery can be attributed to severe losses in housing wealth and jobs in industries such as manufacturing and construction. Yet education–especially … Continue reading

US – Unemployment rates lower in 328 of the 372 metropolitan areas

Unemployment rates were lower in June than a year earlier in 328 of the 372 metropolitan areas, higher in 32 areas, and unchanged in 12 areas, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Eight areas recorded jobless rates of at least 15.0 percent, while 17 areas registered rates of less than 5.0 percent. Two … Continue reading

US – Job Access by Transit

The suburbanization of jobs obstructs transit’s ability to connect workers to opportunity and jobs to local labor pools. An analysis of data from 371 transit providers in the nation’s 100 largest metropolitan areas reveals that: Over three-quarters of all jobs in the 100 largest metropolitan areas are in neighborhoods with transit service. Western metro areas … Continue reading

Las Vegas’s Had the Highest Black metropolitan unemployment in 2011, Followed by Los Angeles

In 2011, the nationwide African American unemployment rate stood at 15.9 percent—and in several of the country’s large metropolitan areas, the black unemployment rate was significantly higher. This issue brief examines African American unemployment rates of the 19 metropolitan areas for which we could derive reliable estimates.1 The key findings of this brief are: In … Continue reading

The best cities for job hunting – Ask Annie – Fortune Management

Because they include calculations of the number of help-wanted listings relative to population, the rankings give an idea of how hard (or easy) it is to find a management job in each place. According to the January 2012 report, the top 10 metro areas for job-hunting managers are: 1) Washington, D.C. 2) Boston 3) San … Continue reading

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