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Job growth slows in U.S., California suffers loss

Rocky Mountain region leads job growth

REDLANDS, California (May 23, 2017)— The Bureau of Labor Statistics earlier this month reported the U.S. added 211,000 jobs in April 2017. According to a new study by the University of Redlands Institute for Spatial Economic Analysis (ISEA), jobs across the country grew by 2,237,000, or 1.6 percent, since last April. The Rocky Mountain region led the nation with 2.1 percent annual job growth. The Great Lakes region grew the slowest at 0.9 percent. Reno, Nevada grew at 3.1 percent over the year.

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About the Institute for Spatial Economic Analysis (ISEA) at the University of Redlands

The Institute for Spatial Economic Analysis (ISEA) serves regional, national and global business and government leaders in their needs to better understand how socio-economic phenomena affect their communities. A division of the University of Redlands School of Business, ISEA publishes ongoing, timely reports covering retail, employment, housing, logistics and other special topics. A key distinction of the Institute is its ability to illustrate economic trends and patterns through the use of geo-spatial mapping techniques. In addition, ISEA’s ability to provide Zip code level analysis for many of its reports provides unprecedented detail. Current ISEA economic data and interactive maps may be found at