The job market in Evanston, Ill., is booming, with the city in the midst of its most ambitious hiring year in years.
The city’s unemployment rate of 6.1 percent in May is the lowest in the nation and is nearly double the national average.
The unemployment rate is the percentage of the workforce who are out of work.
And the city’s economy grew at an annual rate of 2.5 percent in the first quarter of the year.
The job market is also expanding.
There were 10,700 openings in the state of Illinois in May, a jump of 50,000 over the same time last year.
Illinois also has the highest unemployment rate in the country, at 8.6 percent.
The state has added more than 200,000 jobs since May, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
That’s more than any other state.
Illinois has also seen the fastest job growth in the U.S. in the past decade.
According to the latest data from the BLS, the unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent in April, the lowest since December 2016.
The state’s unemployment has fallen from an average of 12.9 percent a year ago.
The number of unemployed people is expected to rise by nearly 400,000 this year.
That would be more than double the number of jobless people in Illinois, which is expected for an average annual increase of 2,500 people.
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The U.N. says the job market will remain tight for the foreseeable future.
The jobless rate in June is the highest since March.
The U.K. has a slightly lower unemployment rate, at 5.9%.
unemployment rate was 5.3 percent last month, according the BPS.
It was 6.0 percent in March.