Monday, July 25th, 2016

SLO County Jobless Rate Down From Last Year

Unemployment-DownSan Luis Obispo County's jobless rate ticked up slightly to 7.5 percent in January 2013, according to state data released last Friday.  But, January continued a 26-month trend of declining year-over-year unemployment.  

January’s rate was well below the January 2012 rate of 8.9 percent.  And well below the unemployment rates of 10.4 for California and 8.5 for the nation, according to data that are not seasonally adjusted.