November 2, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Employment in large counties, March 2010–March 2011

Percent change in employment, selected large counties, March 2010–March 2011
County Percent change in employment

Elkhart, IN

6.2

Ottawa, MI

4.7

Washington, PA

4.3

Prince William, VA

4.3

Benton, WA

4.3

United States

1.3

Sacramento, CA

-1.6

These data are featured in the TED article, Employment in large counties, March 2010–March 2011.

 

Percent change in average weekly wages, selected large counties, first quarter 2010–first quarter 2011
County Percent change in weekly wages

Peoria, IL

18.9

Santa Clara, CA

12.4

Macomb, MI

12.0

Clayton, GA

11.9

Wayne, MI

11.3

United States

5.2

Williamson, TX

-3.8

These data are featured in the TED article, Employment in large counties, March 2010–March 2011.