California’s statewide unemployment rate is holding steady at nine-point-eight percent. However, most Central Valley cities saw a slight increase last month. In the San Joaquin Valley, Merced County has the highest unemployment rate at 17-percent, which is up from nearly 16-percent from the month before. Fresno, Tulare and San Joaquin all have around 15-percent unemployment.
Unemployment Up Slightly In Central Valley
January 21, 2013 · 6:20 am