Unemployment Drops Statewide, But Up In Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo Counties

Posted on Friday, July 18, 2014 12:23pm


The latest unemployment statistics show the jobless rate is down statewide, but the numbers aren’t as positive for the Central Coast.

California’s unemployment rate dipped from 7.6% in May, to 7.4% in June.  That’s the lowest it’s been since the summer of 2008.

In Santa Barbara County, the jobless rate went from an even 5% in May, to 5.4% in June.  In San Luis Obispo County, unemployment also increased month to month, from 5% in May, to 5.3% in June.


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