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If you’re considering moving to a recession-proof area, this may help you.  6 cities (metro areas) are recession-proof according to our analysis of the latest BLS data available on November 23, 2008:

1. Merced, CA
2. Grand Junction, CO
3. Billings, MT
4. Laredo, TX
5. Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA
6. Morgantown, WV

Another 29 are almost recession-proof.

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