SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Annual job growth in the combined San Francisco/Peninsula region outpaced the other two metropolitan divisions of the Bay Area, according to a report by economic advisory firm Beacon Economics.
Total nonfarm employment grew by 3.5 percent in San Francisco and San Mateo County between October 2018 and October 2019, compared with 3 percent in Santa Clara and San Benito counties and 2.2 percent in the East Bay.READ MORE: Lockdown-Violating Underground Gatherings Investigated Over Recent Spate of San Jose Shootings
San Francisco and San Mateo County added 40,400 jobs in the same period, second only to Los Angeles statewide.READ MORE: The Game Changer: New Test Helps Doctors Find Hidden Prostate Cancer
Unemployment in the San Francisco/Peninsula area remains low at 1.9 percent, the October figures show, 2 percent below the state unemployment rate.MORE NEWS: Oakley School Board Interim Trustees Vote to Fill Vacant Seats; Reject Special Election
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