Which cities in Utah get the most unemployment? See where your city fits

Published: Tuesday, July 3 2012 7:38 a.m. MDT

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Some areas are wealthy and some aren't as fortunate. But which cities receive the most unemployment benefits? Here's a list of the areas in Utah that get the most unemployment benefits from the government per capita, according to figures from the Internal Revenue Service in 2008, the most recent data available. Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) is gross income minus adjustments. Population figures are from the 2010 census, the most recent data.
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TobyF
PROVO, UT

Can somebody explain to me how $439.45 of employment makes any sense?

Caprice
PROVIDENCE, UT

In answer to TobyF, I'm guessing that since Monument Valley receives the most unemployment benefits of any city in Utah, and also considering the low population of 1,174, with the adjusted gross income being $25,664.36, $439.45 is most likely the average amount received per person receiving unemployment checks. I hope that helps. I appreciated the excellent statistics and valuable information provided by the author and found the article to be very well written and well researched.

TobyF
PROVO, UT

That's what I get for not reading the headline. Thanks Caprice. I was interpreting it as unemployment numbers as opposed to benefits.

Caprice
PROVIDENCE, UT

The wonderful picture of the moon shining over Kamas is fabulous!

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