We hear a lot about the continually rising national unemployment rate (currently at 9.7 percent), but the recession isn’t hitting each part of the country with the same severity. Our latest original Transparency is a look at the metropolitan areas with the highest and lowest unemployment rates in the country. If you’re looking to start a new life somewhere, may we recommend Oklahoma City. SOURCE Bureau of Labor Statistics A collaboration between GOOD and Gavin Potenza. Click here to view the full transparency.