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Total nonfarm employment for the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area stood at 3,353,400 in October 2018, up 60,700, or 1.8 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 3.0 percent.
In September, Butler County had the lowest unemployment rate in the Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area, at 3.3 percent.
Gasoline prices averaged $2.915 a gallon in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria area in October 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
In September, Somerset County, MD, had the highest unemployment rate on the Delmarva Peninsula at 6.5 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.