Click here for an interactive map of unemployment by county (via the New York Times).
Tags: recession, unemployment
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The map shows some interesting variations in unemployment.Nationally 7.1%Metros 7.0%Rural 7.6%Manufacturing 8.0%
But the manufacturing is problematic. In Oregon anyway, it shows lumber counties as manufacturing, hence high unemployment. Washington County with all the high tech manufacturing is 6.9%.