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In March, Chester County, PA, had the lowest unemployment rate in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metropolitan Statistical Area at 3.2 percent.
Workers in the Aguadilla-Isabela Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $12.96 in May 2017, about 47 percent below the U.S. average
Workers in the Ponce Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $12.49 in May 2017, about 49 percent below the U.S. average.
Employment in Puerto Rico’s only large county, the municipio of San Juan, decreased 2.4 percent from September 2016 to September 2017.
Prices in the New York-Newark-Jersey City area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), rose 0.3 percent after no change in March.