Bronx borough president says jobless rate is lower than last year

A new report by the Bronx borough president says the jobless rate in the Bronx is much lower than last year.

The latest numbers show the unemployment rate in the Bronx is at 8.8 percent, down from 10.6 percent last year. However, the Bronx still has the highest unemployment rates in the country.

The borough president says most of the job growth in the Bronx has come from the retail and service sector.

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