Unemployment Curiosity

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  1. alan1
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    I'm curious, what is the unemployment rate in the city or county where you live.
    No need to state the location, just the number.

    11.3% where I live.
     
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    Adams County PA unemployment rate is just under 8.0%.
     
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    Ct 8.2%
     
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    spokane county is at around 9%
     
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    Officially, it's almost 15% here on the Treasure Coast of FL, but it 'feels' like it's getting better recently.
     
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    7.5 in September.
     
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    7.5% in Tallahassee.
     
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    Seattle ... 11.5% and spiking ... we lost Boeing in October.
     
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    so I didn't read too much about it, been busy. Are they shutting down one of the campuses or whatever?
     
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    No, a majority of the plants are moving to another city ... thanks to our unions being asshats and the huge increase in cost of business here due to regulations. They finalized it earlier this week, and most of the machinists will be out of work now.
     

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