Home Vacancy Rate
: 4.3 percent* Apartment Vacancy Rate
: 23.6 percent
The home of Disney World is struggling with recession-blighted travel budgets as well as the collapse of the Florida real estate market. Positive signs: After a 5 percent decline in 2009, jobs in the hospitality industry were rising at a 6.8 percent rate by the end of 2010, and construction is flat. Note: Vacancy rates are for the fourth quarter of 2010, and compiled by U.S. Census Department.
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