The December 2013 unemployment figures are out and we’ve got the ten worst cities in Illinois. North Chicago is in the lead and it’s not really close. It took over the worst spot in Illinois after East St. Louis held that position in November.

Waukegan and Round Lake Beach are new to the top ten this month after both cities saw unemployment soar between November and December. Waukegan’s unemployment rose 2.4 percent while Round Lake Beach’s went up a staggering 4.2 percent.

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