Garden Grove Journal
According to figures released this week by the State of California’s Employment Development Department, joblessness in Orange County dropped from 8.4 percent to 8.1 percent.
That compares to the November 2010 figure of 9.4 percent. Across California this month, the jobless rate was 10.9 percent. The national rate was 8.2 percent.
For November 2011, Stanton had the highest unemployment rate in Orange County at 13 percent. Garden Grove was at 10.1 percent and Westminster at 9 percent.
Nearby cities were estimated to have these rates:
• Anaheim: 10.4 percent;
• Cypress: 8.5 percent;
• Fountain Valley: 6.7 percent;
• Huntington Beach: 6.6 percent;
• Orange: 7.4 percent;
• Santa Ana: 12.8 percent;
• Seal Beach: 5.9 percent.
The lowest rate in Orange County was Coto de Caza at 3.5 percent; among incorporated cities it was 4.5 percent in Los Alamitos.