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Humboldt County unemployment reaches record low in October

Humboldt County unemployment reaches record low in October

The U.S. unemployment rate also decreased slightly in October to 4.1 percent, according to the department.

California's unemployment rate fell slightly to 4.9 percent in October as employers added almost 32,000 jobs, according to state figures released today.

The unadjusted unemployment rate for the state of California is now 4.3 percent, while the unemployment rate for the nation sits at 3.9 percent.

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About 246,000 people were unemployed in October in Los Angeles County, which has a work force of about 5.1 million.

"Even with these low unemployment rates, we still see individuals being drawn into the labor force and into employment", said David Smith, associate professor of economics at the Pepperdine Graziadio School of Management in Malibu. The gains were in the leisure, hospitality, education and health services industries. However, the unadjusted rate was lower in June this year at 3.6 percent.

Last month's estimated number of payroll jobs in the state grew to 1,672,200 in October, up more than 4,000 compared to the previous month.

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Tulare County's October unemployment rate was 9.4 percent, down from 9.5 percent in September and below 10.5 percent a year ago. It was 4.7 percent the month before.

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for California was 4.9 percent in October, down from 5.1 percent in September and down from 5.3 percent in October 2016.

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