National unemployment rate for April, 2006, is a spectacular 4.7%....!
Here in Jacksonville, FL, we are in a economic boom with a ton of construction going on. Our unemployment rate for March, 2006 was 3.1%---considerably lower than the national average. The national average for April, 2006 is 4.7%.
For Employment Situation Summary for April, 2006 with adjusted numbers as of May 5, 2006, go here.
**Be sure to read PelicanPost's posting below about how the mainstream media and Democrats are trying to hide the truth about our very strong economy and great jobs numbers. They're afraid the good news will redown to President George W. Bush---the guy who kept his promise to cut taxes and put more money in the hands of those who earned it.