Comparing Five Months of Unemployment Rates in Sacramento County

309What’s been happening with Sacramento County unemployment rates over the past five months? Below are the most recent figures for unemployment per the Employment Development Department. The rates encompass both cities and Census Designated Places (CDP) in Sacramento County from May through September 2009. Data for October 2009 has not yet been released (wait until the third week of November for that). 

As of September 2009, Sacramento County as a whole has an unemployment rate of 12.2% (August was 12.3%, July was 12.0%, June was 11.6% and May was 11.1%). What do you notice about the data below? Does anything stand out to you or surprise you?

Arden Arcade CDP  11.8% (August 11.9%, July 11.7%, June 11.4%, May 10.8%)

Carmichael CDP  9.0%, (August 9.1%, July 8.9%, June 8.7%, May was 8.2%)

Citrus Heights city  8.6% (August 8.6%, July 8.5%  June 8.3%, May 7.8%)

Elk Grove CDP  9.9% (August 10.0%, July 9.8%, June 9.6%, May 9.0%)

Fair Oaks CDP  6.8% (August 6.8%, July 6.7% , June 6.6%, May 6.2%)

Florin CDP  18.1% (August 18.2%, July 17.9  June 17.6%, May 16.7%)

Folsom city  5.6% (August 5.6%, July 5.5%, June 5.4%, May 5.1%)

Foothill Farms CDP  15.5% (August 15.6%, July 15.3%, June 15.0%, May 14.2%)

Galt city  18.3% (August 18.4%, July 18.1% , June 17.8%, May 16.9%)

Gold River CDP  2.1% (August 2.1%, July 2.0%, June 2.0%, May 1.9%)

Isleton city  13.0% (August 13.2%, July 12.9%, June 12.5%, May 11.8%)

La Riviera CDP  6.7% (August 6.7%, July 6.6%, June 6.5%, (May 6.1%)

Laguna CDP  6.3% (August 6.4%, July 6.2%, June 6.1%, May 5.8%)

Laguna West Lakeside CDP  8.2% (August 8.3%, July 8.1%, June 8.0%, May 7.5%)

North Highlands CDP  17.8% (August 18.0%, July 17.6%, June 17.3%, May 16.4%)

Orangevale CDP  8.7% (August 8.8%, July 8.6%, June 8.5%, May 8.0%)

Parkway South Sacramento CDP  20.2% (August 20.4%, July 20.0%, June 19.7%, May 18.7%)

Rancho Cordova City  13.9% (August 14.0%, July 13.8%, June 13.5%, May 12.8%)

Rancho Murieta CDP  3.8% (August 3.8%, July 3.7%, June 3.7%, May 3.5%)

Rio Linda CDP  17.7% (August 17.8%, July 17.5%, June 17.2%, May 16.3%)

Rosemont CDP  9.6% (August 9.7%, July 9.5%, June 9.3%, May 8.8%)

Sacramento city  14.2% (August 14.3%, July 14.1%, June 13.8%, May 13.1%)

Vineyard CDP  5.7% (August 5.7%, July 5.6%, June 5.5%, May 5.2%)

Walnut Grove CDP  26.5% (August 26.5%, July 26.2%, June 25.6%, May 24.5%)

Wilton CDP  7.5% (August 7.5%, July 7.4% , June 7.2%, May 6.8%)

Every single category above, whether city or CDP, either remained the same from August to September 2009 or saw a slight decrease in unemployment rate. There was no increase in unemployment rate in any area of Sacramento County from August to September 2009. If there was a prize for lowest unemployment rate in Sacramento County, Gold River would be the winner at 2.1%. On the other end of the spectrum, Walnut Grove has the highest unemployment rate in Sacramento County at 26.5%.

Let me know if you have any questions about the latest figures. You are welcome to call 916-595-3735 or email ryan@lundquistcompany.com.

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