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EMPLOYMENT DATA
State Unemployment Rate (MA)
4.6% June 2015

U.S. Unemployment Rate
5.3% June 2015

Metro Boston Unemployment Rate*
3.8%
May 2015

State and Area Employment (000s)
3,452 April 2015

Jobs Added MA YoY
70,600 May 2015

Suffolk County Unemployment# & Rate 17,586 4.2% May '15 NSA

Boston Unemployment Rates
4.1% May 2015

U.S Productivity: 2.2% 4th Qtr. 2014

Suffolk County Avg. Wkly Wage
$1,515 (3rd 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):2249
May 2015

Massachusetts Homeownership Rate
63.0% (2014)

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Change in FHFA State House Price Indexes
(Seasonally Adjusted, Purchase-Only Index, 2014Q4: 0.24)

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U.S. CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change*
+0.1% (4/2015 over 4/2014)
 
Boston Consumer Price Index
-0.1% (5/2015 over 5/2014)

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Boston Average Price - Gasoline, Unleaded Reg., Per Gallon/$2.616 May 2015

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$2.903 per gallon (excl. taxes)March 30, 2015 (end of season)

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FromArcadiaPressWebSite It's out! Regina Marchi's Legendary Locals of East Boston

State representative Adrian Madaro writes of his first 100 days in office. Read it here

Universal Hub 7/16: BRA approves large residential complex on long abandoned waterfront site in East Boston


It's back where it belongs! With pride, song and story Friends of East Boston Library welcome back classic painting.

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Sal's unopposed in District 1; There will be no preliminary election. Action will be at-large where 5 candidates will face off in November.

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The First To Leave East Boston Are Us': Rising Rents Are Pushing Some Residents Out


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