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Unemployment Rates

MSA
2010
2011
2012
2013
Des Moines, IA
6.2
5.9
5.32
4.6
Madison, WI
6.0
5.3
5.0
4.8
Nashville, TN
8.8
8.1
6.8
6.5
Lexington, KY
8.4
7.9
6.7
6.7
Grand Rapids, MI
10.8
8.5
7.0
6.7
Evansville, IN-KY
8.5
7.6
7.3
6.8
Indianapolis, IN
9.0
8.3
7.6
6.9
Fort Wayne, IN
10.3
8.9
8.0
7.2
Kalamazoo, MI
10.8
8.9
7.7
7.6
Chattanooga, TN-GA
8.8
8.4
7.5
7.6
Dayton, OH
10.7
9.2
7.7
7.7
Toledo, OH
11.1
9.5
8.1
8.3
South Bend, IN-MI
11.3
9.8
9.2
8.6
Peoria, IL
10.4
8.7
8.0
9.3
Rockford, IL 
15.4
12.8
11.6
11.6

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Chart showing 2013 unemployment rates as presented in the table above.