Leon County Ends 2016 With Job Gains

Leon County Ends 2016 With Job Gains

The State of Florida employment report for December shows that Leon County added 316 jobs.   This month’s gain follows a loss of jobs in November. The unemployment rate fell from 4.6% in November to 4.4% in December. Approximately 2,934 more people were working in December of this year when compared to December of last year. […]

Leon County Loses Jobs in November, Still Ahead for 2016

Leon County Loses Jobs in November, Still Ahead for 2016

The State of Florida employment report for November shows that Leon County lost 1,169 jobs.   This month’s losses follows seasonal trends. For example, in November 2015 Leon county loss 1,365 jobs and in 2014 approximately 2,278 jobs were lost in November. As the chart below shows, this month’s loss follows two months of gains. The […]

Leon County Adds Jobs for Second Consecutive Month

Leon County Adds Jobs for Second Consecutive Month

The State of Florida employment report for March shows that Leon County added 618 jobs. This is the second consecutive month that Leon County has added jobs. Despite adding jobs, the unemployment rate actually increased from 4.2% to 4.3%. This was due to an increase in people looking for jobs. The employment trend to start […]

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