Florida businesses created nearly 18,000 jobs in September
Since December 2010, 1,222,500 private-sector jobs have been created in Florida.
For the 54th consecutive month, Florida’s annual job growth rate of 3.6 percent is exceeding the nation’s rate of 1.9 percent.
The state’s unemployment rate remained at 4.7 percent in September, the lowest rate since November 2007. ■