New Unemployment Numbers Show Drop In People Out Of Work Statewide, And On Central, South Coasts
All three counties in the Tri-County area show month-to-month improvement.
There’s good news about the unemployment picture on the Central and South Coasts.
The jobless rate dropped throughout the Tri-Counties last month.
In Ventura County, the unemployment rate went from 6.4% in July, to 6.2% in August. Santa Barbara County’s jobless rate went from 5.7% to 5.5%. And, in San Luis Obispo County, the percentage of people out of work also went from 5.7% to 5.5%.
There was also a slight improvement statewide, with the unemployment rate going from 7.6% in July to 7.5% in August.