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In July, Nantucket County, Mass., reported the lowest unemployment rate among the three counties that make up Cape Cod and the Islands, at 2.5 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.
Workers in the Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $22.96 in May 2014, about 1 percent above the nationwide average of $22.71.
Boston area households paid an average of $2.592 a gallon for gasoline in August 2015, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Northeast edged down 0.2 percent in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
Prices in the New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), ticked up 0.1 percent, after a downtick of 0.1 percent in July.