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EMPLOYMENT DATA
State Unemployment Rate (MA)
4.7% July 2015

U.S. Unemployment Rate
5.3% June 2015

Metro Boston Unemployment Rate*
4.5%
June 2015

State and Area Employment (000s)
3,492 July 2015

Jobs Added MA YoY
63,900 July 2015

Suffolk County Unemployment# & Rate 20,349; 4.8% July '15 NSA

Boston Unemployment Rates
4.8% July 2015

U.S Productivity: 1.3% 2nd Qtr. 2015 Prelim.

Suffolk County Avg. Wkly Wage
$1,856 (4th Qtr 2014)

Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates (Boston Metro 5/2014)
$30.77(avg. hr)
$64,010 (avg. annual salary.)

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Housing Permits (MA):1147
June 2015

Massachusetts Homeownership Rate
63.0% (2014)

HomeOwnership Rate for MA 2013

Change in FHFA State House Price Indexes
(Seasonally Adjusted, Purchase-Only Index, 2015Q2: 0.92)

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U.S. CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change*
+0.1% (7/2015 over 7/2014)
 
Boston Consumer Price Index
0.1% (7/2015 over 7/2014)

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Boston Average Price - Gasoline, Unleaded Reg., Per Gallon/$2.679 July 2015

Massachusetts Average Price Heating Oil
$2.903 per gallon (excl. taxe)March 30, 2015 (end of season)

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HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS
SETTING THE HISTORICAL RECORD STRAIGHT! The Battle of Chelsea Creek and Noddle's Island! An East Boston.com Exclusive
REMEMBERING THE GREAT LUONGO RESTAURANT FIRE OF 1942.   by Michael Laurano.
MORE LOCAL HISTORY: A look back at the 200th year marking in 1975 of the Battle of Noddle's Island and Chelsea Creek.
WHEN LINCOLN DIED; THE EB REACTION Eulogy for Abraham Lincoln May 8, 1865. by the Rev. Warren H. Cudworth. PDF file (Special Thanks to Michael Laurano)

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