Sunnyside of BP

Pensacola’s unemployment has continued to drop and we have lower unemployment than the rest of the state. Expect the rate to continue to drop as BP’s contractors continue to hire more locals….if we can keep the people who work at the hotels, condos and restaurants at the beaches employed.

Pensacola Bay Area
Feb 2010: 11.6
Apr 2010: 10.2
May 2010: 9.9

State of Florida
April 2010: 12.0
May 2010: 11.7

Here is the report.