Community Research Institute

Unemployment Rates

MSA
2011
2012
20132014
Madison, WI
5.7
5.2
5.0
4.0
Des Moines, IA
5.5
5.0
4.7
4.2
Grand Rapids, MI
8.4
7.0
6.5
5.0
Lexington, KY
7.3
6.2
6.1
5.0
Nashville, TN
7.8
6.4
6.1
5.2
Evansville, IN-KY
7.9
7.4
7.0
5.4
Fort Wayne, IN
9.2
8.3
7.4
5.7
Indianapolis, IN
8.7
8.0
7.3
5.7
Dayton, OH
9.4
7.8
7.8
5.8
Toledo, OH
9.5
8.0
8.2
6.0
Kalamazoo, MI
9.2
8.0
7.6
6.1
Chattanooga, TN-GA
8.2
7.3
7.3
6.5
South Bend, IN-MI
10.1
9.3
8.7
6.7
Peoria, IL
8.6
7.8
9.1
7.2
Rockford, IL 
11.9
10.5
10.5
8.3

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Chart showing 2014 unemployment rates as presented in the table above.