Unemployment rates in Northeastern US cities

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Posted: Jun 27, 2012 5:41 PM
Unemployment rates in Northeastern US cities

Unemployment rates rose in more than two-thirds of U.S. cities last month, evidence that the slowdown in hiring last month was felt nationwide.

Here are unemployment rates in states and cities the Northeast:

Metro Area Unemployment Rates, Northeast
Unemployment rates by state and city
Figures in percentages
May 2012 April 2012 May 2011
Connecticut 8 7.5 8.8
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk 7.5 7 8.2
Danbury 6.3 5.9 6.9
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford 8 7.4 8.8
New Haven 8.3 7.7 9.2
Norwich-New London 8.3 8.2 8.7
Waterbury 10.4 10.2 11.7
Maine 7.5 7.4 7.6
Bangor 7.5 7.1 7.4
Lewiston-Auburn 7.5 7.3 7.6
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford 6.1 5.9 6.1
Massachusetts 5.8 5.9 7.2
Barnstable Town 5.9 6.5 7.5
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy 5.3 5.3 6.5
Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner 8 7.9 9.8
New Bedford 8.9 8.9 10.3
Pittsfield 6.2 6.5 7.4
Springfield 6.8 6.8 8.2
Worcester 6.5 6.4 7.7
New Hampshire 4.9 4.7 5.3
Manchester 4.8 4.6 5.1
Portsmouth 4.1 4 4.6
Rochester-Dover 4.8 4.6 5.2
New Jersey 9.2 9.1 9.1
Atlantic City-Hammonton 12.4 12.4 12.7
Ocean City 11.9 13.3 11.4
Trenton-Ewing 7.6 7.5 7.4
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton 13 13.2 12.9
New York 8.6 8.1 7.8
Albany-Schenectady-Troy 7.6 7.2 6.8
Binghamton 8.5 8 7.8
Buffalo-Niagara Falls 8.5 8.2 7.6
Elmira 8.9 8.4 7.5
Glens Falls 8 8 7.5
Ithaca 6.4 5.7 5.4
Kingston 8.8 8.2 7.8
New York-N. New Jersey-Long Island 8.8 8.4 8.2
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown 8.3 7.8 7.4
Rochester 8 7.7 7.3
Syracuse 8.6 8.1 7.8
Utica-Rome 8.6 8.2 7.8
Pennsylvania 7.3 7 7.8
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton 8 7.7 8.6
Altoona 6.6 6.4 6.7
Erie 7 6.8 7.9
Harrisburg-Carlisle 6.7 6.4 7.1
Johnstown 8 7.6 8.4
Lancaster 6.1 5.8 6.7
Lebanon 6 5.8 6.4
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington 8.1 7.9 8.5
Pittsburgh 6.6 6.3 7.2
Reading 7.5 7.2 8.2
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre 8.7 8.4 9.2
State College 5.3 5.1 5.6
Williamsport 7.5 7 7.5
York-Hanover 7.2 6.9 7.6
Rhode Island 10.4 11.1 11.2
Providence-Fall River-Warwick 10.2 10.6 11.2
Vermont 4.4 5 5.4
Burlington-South Burlington 3.5 3.7 4.4