Community Research Institute

Unemployment Rates

MSA
2009
2010
2011
2012
Madison, WI
6.2
6.0
5.4
5.0
Des Moines, IA
5.8
6.2
5.9
5.3
Nashville, TN
9.4
8.7
8.1
6.6
Lexington, KY
8.4
8.4
7.9
6.6
Grand Rapids, MI
11.0
10.5
8.3
6.8
Evansville, IN-KY
8.6
8.5
7.7
7.4
Chattanooga, TN-GA
9.5
8.8
8.4
7.5
Kalamazoo, MI
10.5
10.8
 8.9
7.6
Dayton, OH
11.1
10.7
9.2
7.6
Indianapolis, IN
8.7
9.1
8.4
7.8
Toledo, OH
12.2
11.1
9.5
7.9
Peoria, IL
10.3
10.3
8.7
7.9
Fort Wayne, IN
10.7
10.4
9.0
8.2
South Bend, IN-MI
11.5
11.3
9.9
9.3
Rockford, IL 
14.8
15.4
12.7
11.4

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Chart showing 2012 unemployment rates as presented in the table above.

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