Just How Bad Is It Out There?

A map showing unemployment rates across the country gives you a look at a glance at the areas of the country that have been hit the hardest.

The graphic, posted on the NYTimes website, shows San Diego as doing better than neighboring counties Riverside and Imperial.

San Diego’s 7.4% unemployment rate in December 2008 was above the national average.

Riverside county saw 10.4 percent unemployment rate while Imperial County saw a 22.6 percent unemployment rate.

One thing that stands out is that the West Coast has been hit harder than sections of the MidWest.

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