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Job Competition by Metro Area

Unemployed/Job Seeker Per Unique Job (June 2009)

Top 15 Best Metro Areas for Job Seekers


# of job seekers
Metro Area 1 unique job (unemployed)

Des Moines-Ames 5

5
Washington, DC

Omaha 5

West Palm Beach-Fort Pierce 6

Salt Lake City 8

Baltimore 8

Albuquerque-Santa Fe 9

Pittsburgh 10

Oklahoma City 10

Austin 10

Boston 10

Albany-Schenectady-Troy 10

Denver 11

Dallas-Fort Worth 11

Seattle-Tacoma 11

(results based on statistical approximations)


Job Competition by Metro Area
Unemployed/Job Seeker Per Unique Job (June 2009)

Top 15 Worst Metro Areas for Job Seekers


# of job seekers
Metro Area 1 unique job (unemployed)

46
Detroit

Grand Rapids-Kalamazoo-Battle 35

Miami-Fort Lauderdale 29

Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto 28

Las Vegas 26

Greenville-Spartanburg-Asheville 25

Greensboro-High Point-Winston-Salem 25

Los Angeles 25

Providence-New Bedford 25

Cleveland-Akron (Canton) 23

Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne 22

Louisville 21

Tampa-Saint Petersburg (Sarasota) 21

New York 20

Cincinnati 20

(results based on statistical approximations)