Monday, October 20th, 2014

Yuma Unemployment Rate Highest In The Nation

unemploymentUnemployment rates fell in almost all large U.S. cities in April, helped by stronger hiring. 

The gains show the job market is improving throughout the country, but Yuma and neighboring Imperial Counties still see high unemployment rates. 

Yuma County had the nation’s highest rate, at 30.3 percent, followed by Imperial County with 24-percent.  Both counties have long had the highest rates in the country.

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