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Total nonfarm employment for the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area stood at 3,306,400 in October 2017, up 46,400, or 1.4 percent, over the year.
In September, Chester County, PA, had the lowest unemployment rate in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area at 3.3 percent.
In September, Butler County had the lowest unemployment rate in the Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area, at 3.9 percent.
Prices in the New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), edged down 0.2 percent in October.
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Northeast declined 0.1 percent in October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.