The unemployment rate in San Francisco jumped from 2.1 to 2.7 percent in June as the number of people living in the city with a job dropped by 1,600 to 550,600 while the labor force increased by 1,600 to 565,600.
And while there are still 113,900 more people living in San Francisco with paychecks than there were at the start of 2010, the year-over-year grown in employment of 1,500 (0.27 percent) was the smallest since 2009.
In Alameda County, which includes the City of Oakland, the estimated number of people living in the county with a paycheck dropped by 2,300 in June to 818,200, which remains 2,700 higher on a year-over-year basis and 125,400 above its mark in January of 2010 while the unemployment rate has ticked up to 3.3 percent.
Across the greater East Bay, employment slipped by 4,200 last month to 1,360,900 but remains 4,400 above its mark at the same time last year while the unemployment rate ticked up to 3.4 percent.
Up in Marin, the number of employed residents slipped by 900 to 136,300 which is 1,500 lower on a year-over-year basis and the unemployment rate ticked up to 2.6 percent.
And down in the valley, while employment in San Mateo County dropped by 1,500 to 438,700 in June, which is 1,200 above its mark at the same time last year, employment in Santa Clara County actually increased by 3,000 to a record 1,023,300, which is 18,100 more than at the same time last year while the unemployment rate ticked up to 2.9 percent with a seasonal gain in the labor force.