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Ventura, Santa Barbara County Unemployment Drops To Lowest Levels In Years

Posted on Friday, May 17, 2013 12:20pm


Ventura, and Santa Barbara County unemployment dropped to the lowest levels in years, with the latest monthly figures dipping below the 7% rate.

In Ventura County, the number dropped from 7.8% in March, to 6.9% in April. And, in Santa Barbara County, the unemployment percentage dropped from 7.2% in March, to an even 6% for April.

Even though there was a slowdown in job creation, the state numbers also dropped from 9.4% in March, to 9% in April.


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