Where the Jobs Are (and Aren’t), February 2010

Since February employment numbers were just recently released here in Washington State, let’s check in again on the jobs situation around Seattle, courtesy of data from the Washington State Employment Security Department. The style of most of these charts are stolen from the excellent San Diego housing reporter Rich Toscano. First up, here’s a two-year […]

Where the Jobs Are (and Aren’t), September 2009

Here’s a quarterly check on the jobs situation around Seattle, courtesy of data from the Washington State Employment Security Department. The style of these charts are stolen from the excellent San Diego housing reporter Rich Toscano. First up, here’s a two-year chart (stolen from my subscription journal Sound Housing Quarterly) of the year-over-year change in […]

Where the Jobs Are (or Mostly, Where They Aren’t)

Rich Toscano posted a great breakdown of the job situation down in San Diego yesterday that I thought was an interesting way to look at the data, so I’m shamelessly and blatantly copying it. The following chart shows the volume of job gains or losses in the last 12 months in some of the largest […]