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SF Employment Dropped in First Half of 2017, First Time since 2009

SF Employment Dropped in First Half of 2017, First Time since 2009

With no growth in the number of people living in San Francisco with a job last month (542,100), despite an increase in the labor force by 2,800 to 559,800, the unemployment rate in San Francisco ticked up from 2.7 to 3.2 percent in June. And for the first time... Read More »

Bay Area Employment Slips, Trending Down in S.F. and Alameda

Bay Area Employment Slips, Trending Down in S.F. and Alameda

On the heels of the weakest first quarter for employment growth since 2009, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job dropped by 1,100 in May to 542,600 versus ticking up by 800 in May of last year and 2,600 in May of 2015. But with... Read More »

Bay Area Unemployment Drops to near Record Lows, But…

Bay Area Unemployment Drops to near Record Lows, But…

Following the weakest first quarter for employment growth since 2009, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job slipped by 700 to 543,900 in April. But with the labor force having dropped by 2,600 as well, the unemployment rate in the city has dropped to a... Read More »

Employment in San Francisco Dropped in Q1

Employment in San Francisco Dropped in Q1

With the number of people living in San Francisco with a job pegged at 543,900 last month, a nominal 200 higher than the month before, employment in the city has dropped by 3,300 in the first quarter of the year versus gaining 6,900 in the first quarter of 2016,... Read More »

A Mixed Employment Report for SF and around the Bay

A Mixed Employment Report for SF and around the Bay

Having dropped the most in nearly a decade at the beginning of the year, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job ticked up by 1,400 last month to 543,200 but remains 4,000 below its peak at the end of 2016. At the same time, there... Read More »

Employment in S.F. and the East Bay Just Dropped the Most since 2009

Employment in S.F. and the East Bay Just Dropped the Most since 2009

While the upwardly revised December count of the number of people living in San Francisco with a job ended up adding 1,300 to the employment roll, the January count eliminated 6,900, which is the largest monthly drop in San Francisco employment since January 2009. That being said, there are... Read More »

Unemployment Rates Drop but Employment Slips in SF and East Bay

Unemployment Rates Drop but Employment Slips in SF and East Bay

While the unemployment rate in San Francisco ticked up to 3.4 percent in October, it was driven by an increase in the size of the labor force and the number of people living in the city with a job actually increased by 2,400 to a record 548,900. And in... Read More »

Unemployment Ticks up in SF, but Employment Ticks up Even More

Unemployment Ticks up in SF, but Employment Ticks up Even More

While the unemployment rate in San Francisco ticked up from 3.3 percent in September to 3.4 percent last month, it was driven by an increase in the size of the labor force and the number of people living in the city with a job increased by 2,400 to a... Read More »

Record High Employment in San Francisco and the Valley

Record High Employment in San Francisco and the Valley

Having jumped like Kris Kross in July, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job increased by another 1,400 last month to a record 543,400. And as such, there are now 77,900 more people living in San Francisco with paychecks than there were at the end... Read More »

Bay Area Employment Jumped Like Kris Kross in July

Bay Area Employment Jumped Like Kris Kross in July

With school year seasonality and an influx of interns in play, both the labor force and number of people living in San Francisco with a job jumped like Kris Kross in July. While the jumps were to be expected, the 9,900 person increase in the labor force was 65... Read More »