Pensacola ranked in Top 10 cities losing most jobs

The Christian Science Monitor has ranked which cities have lost the greatest percent of jobs. Pensacola is ranked #10 – having lost 2.8 percent of its jobs:

Located way up in the far right corner of Florida’s panhandle, the Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent metropolitan area should be on the rebound. Last year, its important tourist industry waited anxiously to see if tourists would return to its beaches after all the publicity from the BP oil spill. They did, in droves, and the spring and summer seasons were off to a strong start. But since then, the rebound has lagged. The metro area is comprised of Escambia and Santa Rosa counties, with Pensacola designated for the principal city for the region.

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