Just released statistics show a drop in the unemployment numbers for the Central and South Coasts.
In Ventura County, the jobless rate dipped from 5.7% in August to 5.5% in September. Santa Barbara County’s unemployment dropped month to month from 4.8% to 4.6%. And, San Luis Obispo County had the lowest unemployment rate in the Tri-Counties, going from 4.5% in August to 4.2% in September.
The state added 30,000 jobs in September, the eighth straight month of job growth. California’s month to month unemployment rate held steady at 5.5%