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Jobless Rates For Lake Elsinore, Wildomar, Lakeland Village Released

October's unemployment rates in all three areas are down from a year ago.

Riverside County's unemployment rate was unchanged last month at 12 percent, as job growth in most sectors offset sizable losses in others.

The county's non-seasonally adjusted jobless rate in October did not fluctuate from September, according to the California Employment Development Department.

The rate, however, was 1.5 percentage points below the level of a year ago, when unemployment stood at 13.5 percent.

Lake Elsinore’s October unemployment rate was 11.7 percent, down from a year ago when the rate was 13.1 percent, according to the EDD's non-seasonally adjusted data.

In Wildomar, the rate was 10.6 in October 2012, which is lower than a year ago when the rate was 11.9 percent, the data show.

The unincorporated area of Lakeland Village still exceeds area averages. Last month the unemployment rate was 19 percent, down from a year ago when the rate was 21.2 percent, according to the data.

Riverside County's civilian labor force numbered 937,300 people, with 112,700 out of work, according to figures.

Cabazon had the highest unemployment rate countywide, at 29.5 percent, followed by Mecca at 23.8 percent and Homeland at 23.3 percent, according to the EDD.

The combined unemployment rate for Riverside and San Bernardino counties in October was 11.7 percent, up from 11.6 percent the prior month.

Bi-county data indicated that payrolls expanded in all but the construction and manufacturing sectors, which shed a total 3,800 jobs in October. Another 400 jobs were cut in non-categorized industries.

Public sector payrolls grew by the largest amount -- 6,000 -- as teachers and other workers in grade schools and colleges returned from summer recess.

Trade, transportation and utilities, along with the professional and business services sector, together added 4,100 positions. The remaining sectors, including agriculture, boosted employment by 3,300.

The state's non-seasonally adjusted jobless rate was 9.8 percent. -- City News Service and Toni McAllister contributed to this report.

tom November 17, 2012 at 02:11 PM
May they could find jobs with Hostess, oops there gone. Vote union.
censored messenger November 17, 2012 at 03:18 PM
It's so infuriating when those who are unable to find a job after one year are just dropped from the polling as if they disappeared. Which means, they are considered to have found employment.. The TRUE unemployment rate, including those who left the workforce is closer to 26%, which rivals UE rates during the Great Depression..
Martha L. Bridges November 17, 2012 at 04:59 PM
What is the source or documentation for what you call the True unemployment rate?
Ken Mayes November 17, 2012 at 07:59 PM
The Bureau of Labor Statistics U6 labor underutilization by state, fourth quarter of 2011 through third quarter of 2012 averages (percent) California is 19.6% this number can be found at www.bls.gov/lau/stalt.htm
The Teller of Truth November 17, 2012 at 09:04 PM
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Constant Comment November 17, 2012 at 09:32 PM
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The Teller of Truth November 17, 2012 at 10:00 PM
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The Teller of Truth November 17, 2012 at 10:45 PM
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KevWild November 17, 2012 at 11:15 PM
: ToT and CC: Sigh. It's not me you two. I got banned from the Patch for repeatedly uploading Pro-Measure-Z photos to Martha's article (her article was closed for comments, so I used photos). I still read the Patch, but stopped commenting. I created this name again (and just now) to let you both know your barking up the wrong tree. I expect this account will be banned too, since I'm admitting I am the former KevWild. All my other friends, miss you guys. Feel free to email me. I expect this account will be closed quickly once Patch gets wise it's me, the previous KevWild. Kevin, Wildomar CA kevinrc@planetmail.com
KevWild November 17, 2012 at 11:19 PM
: * you're (not your) Kevin, Wildomar CA kevinrc@planetmail.com
Popeye November 18, 2012 at 02:14 AM
Repubitards still counting stay-at-home moms. Ha ha ha

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