The 10 Worst Cities for Finding a Job

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5. Visalia-Porterville, Calif.

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Visalia is one of the many California cities struggling with both high jobless rates and weak housing markets. According to RealtyTrac, Visalia was the metro area with the 13th- highest foreclosure rate in 2011, at 3.67 percent.

November 2011 Unemployment Rate: 15 percent

Year-Over-Year Change: -1.8 percentage points

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