Across Orange County, joblessness decreased from 7.2 percent to 7 percent in November.
For Garden Grove, the rate went from 9 percent to 8.8 percent, while Stanton saw a decline from 11.6 to 11.4. In Westminster, the rate went from 8 percent to 7.8 percent.
Across Orange County, non-farm employment increased by 3,000 jobs, according to the EDD. The biggest increase was in trade, transportation and utilities where 3,700 jobs were added. Educational and health services jobs were up by 500 jobs.
Losses were seen in leisure and hospitality (1,000 jobs) as well as manufacturing (600 jobs) and construction (400 jobs).
Overall, the November 2012 unemployment figure of 7 percent compares to the 8.1 estimate for November 2011 for Orange County.
Rates for other nearby Orange County cities include:
• Anaheim: 9 percent.
• Cypress: 7.4 percent.
• Fountain Valley: 5.8 percent.
• Huntington Beach: 5.7 percent
• Orange: 6.5 percent.
• Santa Ana: 11.2 percent.
• Seal Beach: 5.1 percent.