While many cities are enjoying economic recovery, the US Conference of Mayors says that others are not faring so well. In fact, they predict that these cities won't see employment levels return to pre-recession rates until 2025.These 10 cities have not been able to rebound from the loss of jobs and tanking house prices when the recession hit a few years ago.
1. Fresno, California
The housing market in Fresno has not recovered from the recession; the city ranks seventh lowest on our list when it comes to housing values over five years. According to RealtyTrac, 1 in every 272 houses in Fresno were in foreclosure as of May 2012, compared to 1 in every 639 nationally. To top it off, they have double the national unemployment rate.