Region is 4th Worst in U.S. for Finding Jobs

A list based on data from the government and a job-search website reveals the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana area is the fourth worst metropolitan area for finding a job.

U.S. News & World Report analyzed data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and job search website to come up with 10 areas where it is most difficult finding employment among the 50 largest U.S. metropolitan areas by population. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana tied with Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida, for the No. 4 spot.

Do you know how many Orange Countians moved inland because they could not earn enough here to afford the same housing their parents lived in? Don't consider that strategy when it comes to employment.

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario landed at No. 1 on the list, which you'll find here.


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