Jacksonville is the largest city in the U.S. state of Florida—in terms of both area and population—and is the county seat of Duval County. Since 1968, as a result of the consolidation of the city and county government (and a corresponding expansion of the city limits to include almost the entire county), Jacksonville has been the largest city in land area in the contiguous United States. In 2006, Jacksonville ranked as the United States' twelfth most populous city, with 794,555 residents.
It is the principal city in the Greater Jacksonville Metropolitan Area, a region with a population of 1,447,823, and the fourth largest metropolitan area in the state, as of the 2006 Census Bureau estimates. Jacksonville is the third most populous city on the East Coast, after New York City and Philadelphia.
Jacksonville Stands at Number 7 in Unemployment
The end of October brought good news to the State of Florida, as it ranks highest in adding jobs with a significant number of 44,600 jobs. In October, the unemployment rate fell to 6.7 percent showing a decrease of 0.1 percent since September. According to Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, seasonally adjusted rate of unemployment has fallen down to the lowest since the recession in August 2008. The bureau of labor statistics stated that unemployment rate in U.S. was 7.3 percent in October, jobs were added in 34 states, and unemployment fell in 28. Jacksonville stands at number 7 in Florida’s 22 metropolitan cities owing to the 0.4 percent fall in unemployment since the last month, which was 6.4. The unemployment rate for Jacksonville was 7.6 percent in October 2012.
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