August 19, 2013
Market: Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs’ 8.4% unemployment rate continues to remain higher than the statewide average of 7.1%. Nationally, the unemployment rate fell to 7.4% in July. The city lost 2,700 jobs from June to July, although year-over-year, it was able to post a gain of 2,800 jobs.
The largest month-over-month job gains in the private sector were in the leisure and hospitality, trade, transportation and utilities, construction, and other services.
Read more at The Colorado Springs Business Journal.