What’s the latest with U.S. job market? Recent stats might surprise you

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With the latest election cycle over, it’s meant a lot less talk from politicians about job statistics.

However, that doesn’t mean such statistics still aren’t coming out and prevalent to Americans.

The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released numbers on the latest trends in the job market, providing findings on multiple categories that might be validating to some, but surprising to others.

Below are recently released statistics in four categories.

Jobs listings by region over time

Unemployment rates by state

Job turnovers by region over time

Monthly average hours worked by industry

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