June Job Numbers Show Slight Improvement

June Job Numbers Show Slight Improvement

The latest employment information shows that Leon County added 3,489 jobs in June. One year ago Leon County lost 961 jobs. The unemployment rate decreased to 7.2% in June from 8.2% in May. One year ago the unemployment rate was 3.5%. The number of people working in June, 2020 decreased when compared to last year. […]

Tallahassee Foodies Shares “Silver Lining Moments”

By Jennifer Leale, Tallahassee Foodies Undoubtedly, our Capital City is enduring challenging times, and months into a global pandemic, we are still pivoting our daily lives to overcome obstacles.  One industry that has faced many challenges, often switching up their entire processes at a moment’s notice, is our beloved restaurants, bars and eateries. A couple […]

Leon County Taxable Sales Fall 30% in May

Leon County Taxable Sales Fall 30% in May

The most recent information from the Florida Department of revenue shows that consumer spending in Leon County-as measured by taxable sales- was down in May by 29.3% when compared to spending one year ago. In absolute terms, spending in May 2020 was down $113.1 million to $272.9 million. These numbers are preliminary and are subject […]

Home Sales Down 4% in June, Still Up Over Last 12 Months

Home Sales Down 4% in June, Still Up Over Last 12 Months

Sales of existing single-family homes in Leon county were down 4.1% when compared to numbers sold in the same month one year ago. There were 362 single-family home resales in June 2019 and 347 resales in June 2020. Last month there were 229 existing single-family homes sold. The average sales price in June 2020 decreased […]

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