Not to be overly negative about this but the graphical depiction of the job losses by metropolitan statistical area is very impressive.
Click through to view the chart here, press the arrow button to start the time line moving from 2004 to the present (actually the data is up to July 2009 at this time).
Before you go; as depressing as the numbers appear, remember that there is hope. The data is updated as of July 2009 and there are more recent signs of job growth. Is it sufficient yet to get us out of the hole we are in? No, but the signs are promising.
Be positive in your job search!