October 22, 2020
Local jobless rates vary from city-to-city
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – The Inland Empire’s jobless rate for September was basically unchanged dropping only to 10.4%, the State Employment Development Department (EDD) reported Friday. That’s below the state rate (10.8%) but higher than the nationwide rate of 7.7%.

Among the cities in Riverside County, Canyon Lake had the lowest rate (5.4%) and East Hemet the highest (15.9%). In San Bernardino County, unemployment was the lowest at Big Bear Lake (4%) and the highest in Muscoy (20.6%).

A year ago before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, the Inland Empire’s unemployment rate was 3.8%.

The EDD estimated that 212,400 people were looking for work last month in Riverside and San Bernardino counties
Story Date: October 16, 2020
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