Traverse City Record-Eagle

May 24, 2013

Michigan's April unemployment rates by region

The Associated Press
Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — Michigan’s major labor market areas, their seasonally unadjusted jobless rates for April, followed by March:

- Michigan, 8.2 percent, compared with 8.8 percent.

- Ann Arbor, 5.1 percent, unchanged.

- Battle Creek, 6.6 percent, compared with 6.8 percent.

- Bay City, 8.5 percent, compared with 8.9 percent.

- Detroit-Warren-Livonia, 8.9 percent, compared with 9.9 percent.

- Flint, 8.8 percent, compared with 9.1 percent.

- Grand Rapids-Wyoming, 5.9 percent, compared with 6.2 percent.

- Holland-Grand Haven, 5.9 percent, compared with 6.2 percent.

- Jackson, 7.9 percent, compared with 8.3 percent.

- Kalamazoo-Portage, 6.7 percent, compared with 7.1 percent.

- Lansing-East Lansing, 7 percent, compared with 6.7 percent.

- Monroe, 7.3 percent, compared with 7.7 percent.

- Muskegon-Norton Shores, 8.1 percent, compared with 8.4 percent.

- Niles-Benton Harbor, 8.2 percent, compared with 8.8 percent.

- Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, 8.3 percent, compared with 8.5 percent.

- Upper Peninsula, 9.8 percent, compared with 9.9 percent.

- Northeast Lower Michigan, 11.8 percent, compared with 13.1 percent.

- Northwest Lower Michigan, 9.9 percent, compared with 10.5 percent.

Source: Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget.