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Sailing By(e)

Okay… so 2017 sailed by… The New Year is Near! Here are some updates on economic trends in the San Francisco Bay Area and Beyond. //jnval.com/bay-area-employment-trends/ //jnval.com/economic-data/

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Graceful

It’s another Friday… a real winter Friday here in Sunny California. Luckily, for us drought-weary folks, it’s a rainy winter day with moments of sunshine thrown in. The clouds are flowing by in a graceful way. Not like that uber-darkness … Continue reading

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All Over the Place

Updated June statistics on Bay Area Employment Trends Here and Bay Area Housing Trends Here. June saw a big jump in the Bay Area labor force with a small increase in employment resulting in a big jump in the unemployment … Continue reading

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Ghosts

Where are all the people going? San Francisco Bay Area employment peaked in October of 2015 but after a brief dip it continues to creep upward. Employment is still about 1.3% below the prior peak. The unemployment rate dropped, however, … Continue reading

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Data Dump!

See updated SF Bay Area April 2016 labor market info here and updated SF Bay Area March 2016 housing price trends here.

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Hallowed Data

October has come and gone and the California Employment Development Department and CoreLogic have just updated data on employment in the San Francisco Bay Area and median housing prices, respectively. Look here for CA EDD October employment data. Total employment … Continue reading

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Exporting Jobs?

For the first time since last December the Bay Area has seen total employment take a slip. The labor force also shrank slightly for the second month in a row. The big hit was in Santa Clara County where 4,100 … Continue reading

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Full Employment? Really?

Job growth in San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin Counties (think executive and high-tech) have pushed the unemployment rate for those areas to between 3.9% and 4.4%, or, as it is sometimes called, the level of full employment. Tech and … Continue reading

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Wow! Job Growth!

Employment growth in March followed up the strong showing in February. The statewide figures are improving but the growth in employment was matched by growth in the labor force so the unemployment rate remains the same. (See the Bay Area … Continue reading

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What Gives?

Between January of 2011 and January of 2013 the Bay Area population increased by 1.9%. So, let’s say population growth is around 1% per year. You would, by inference, expect the labor force to grow by a similar percentage. Over … Continue reading

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