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Miami-Dade sets jobs records galore

Mar 26, 2019

As Florida’s jobless rate rose in February for the second straight month, Miami-Dade shrank unemployment to its lowest rate ever with total persons on the job an all-time high, chalking up multiple records.

Miami-Dade unemployment fell to 3.2% from 3.9% in January, US Bureau of Labor Statistics figures show. The state’s Department of Economic Opportunity cited 3.5% jobless in Florida as a whole, up from 3.4% in January.

Miami-Dade added 4,633 jobs in the month and 57,959 in 12 months to reach 1,393,517 – most ever, according to the federal statistics.

Four clusters in February recorded their most jobs ever in Miami-Dade:

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