Solano hits record high employment, internal jobs

FAIRFIELD — The series of jobs in Solano County and a series of residents operative reached historical highs in November, while a jobless rate dipped to 5.1 percent.

The series of county residents working climbed to a record 201,100 and a series of jobs in a county was adult 900 to 140,500, according to a state Employment Development Department.

It was a 10th true month of employment gains in a county, a Labor Market Information Division of a Employment Development Department reported. It was a fourth true month that a series of jobs in a county had increased.

Both statistics seem to support a notice that Solano County is finally pulling out of a hold of a Great Recession.

“Of march when a retrogression hit, we are articulate about a poignant series of people losing their jobs and are behind in a labor force and spiking a stagnation rate,” Luis Alejo, a labor marketplace dilettante with a Employment Development Department said.

The rise of impoverished residents in Solano came in Jan 2011 when a state group reported 26,400 people were out of work.

“What they found was they had . . . problem anticipating a job” in a evident months that followed a start of a recession, Alejo said.

The 5.1 percent stagnation rate was down from 5.3 percent in October. The state rate for Nov was reported during 5 percent, also down from 5.3 percent, while a inhabitant rate fell from 4.7 percent in Oct to 4.4 percent, a state practice group reported.

The accessible labor force in Solano County was listed during 212,000, down 100 people from October. The series of impoverished was listed during 10,800, that was 300 fewer than a prior month, a Employment Development Department reported.

One Solano County attention zone continued its long strain of practice gains, while another finished a run that had extended some-more than five years.

The Trade, Transportation and Utilities zone combined 700 jobs over October, a 42nd true month of gains.

“It is standard to see that during this time of a year,” Alejo said. “And it is strong in a sell trade.”

All 700 jobs were combined in retail, with 400 of those in the general merchandise outlets and a other 300 in the clothing and wardrobe accessories stores. However, practice in a wardrobe outlets is down 7.7 percent from a same time in 2015, while practice in a ubiquitous sell stores was adult 4.3 percent from this time final year.

The Private Education and Health sector, that had combined jobs for 62 true months, stayed prosaic from Oct to Nov with 26,500 jobs, finale a run of month-to-month gains. Still a series of jobs is 3.3 percent aloft than during a same time final year, a Employment Development Department reported.

The Leisure and Hospitality zone mislaid jobs for a second true month, losing 100 jobs from Oct to Nov after a some-more poignant detriment of 600 jobs from Sep to October.

Construction continued a expansion with 100 some-more jobs in November. The 10,100 sum reflects 500 some-more jobs than during a same time final year.

At 10.2 percent, Rio Vista had a top stagnation rate for a 7 cities in Solano County, though a rate was down from 10.7 percent in October.

All a Solano County cities showed a slight dump in their jobless rates, with Benicia dipping from 3.3 to 3.2 percent; Vacaville from 4.3 to 4.1 percent; Dixon from 4.6 to 4.4 percent; Suisun City from 4.7 to 4.4 percent; Fairfield from 4.8 to 4.6 percent; and Vallejo from 7.6 to 7.3 percent, a state practice group reported.

Reach Todd R. Hansen during 427-6932 or [email protected].

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