EDD reports Menifee unemployment rate declining, jobs rising steadily

 

Last updated 5/27/2018 at 3:44pm



MENIFEE – Recent job statistics from the California Employment Development Department reported an 11.96 percent rise in employment rates since 2014 in the city of Menifee, creating more than 3,900 jobs since first quarter 2014. Reports state jobs are at an all-time high with second quarter 2017 statistics reporting 36,500 total jobs within the 10 year young city’s boundary.

Menifee experiences steady employment growth as a concentration on economic development continues to be a cornerstone in its effort to create jobs locally, promote and enhance the local economy, generate sales revenue for services for residents and improve the overall quality of life of Menifee’s residents. The city is focusing on business attraction, retention and growing jobs in Menifee.

With a hotel, restaurants, retail, and an RV auto center coming online, the city is working on an updated Economic Development Strategy to grow the startup ecosystem and entrepreneur community, workforce and foreign direct investment to diversify and capitalize on growing industries; the city foresees continued job growth for residents to work closer to home thereby reducing their commute time and increasing their overall quality of life.


“My council colleagues and I are pleased to see Menifee continue to attract reputable companies and new development projects that equate to long-term job creation for the city,” Mayor Neil Winter said. “The city is focused on Economic Development to enhance job opportunities here at home and create an ecosystem that strengthens our local economy.”

 

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