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Yuma tops the nation

(El Centro comes in second in the Nation)…National unemployment numbers for municipalities have been released.

El Centro recorded an unemployment rate of 26.1. That is a four percent decrease as compared to year ago numbers. The highest municipal jobless rate in the nation is Yuma. They recorded a 34.5% unemployment rate. Yuma also recorded the highest increase in unemployment in the nation, with a 2.5% increase over last year’s numbers.