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Unformatted text preview: he 14 regions, according to the 2010 census. The 2000 census recorded
141,472 Pueblo County residents. Since then, it
has seen moderate population growth, with a 2010
census population count of 159,063. Its 2000-2010
compounded annual population growth rate of
1.2% makes it the 8th-fastest growing of the state’s
regions. Job Trends
On the basis of August 2011 data, Pueblo’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 10.3%.
This compares to 10.5% and 9.4% in August 2010
and August 2009, respectively. The rate has been
relatively flat for the past 18 months, ranging from
10.1% to 10.9%. Seasonally adjusted employment
for August 2011 totaled 68,044 jobs, an increase
of 1.8% over the 66,046 recorded in August 2010.
During the August 2009-August 2010 interval,
employment decreased at a rate of 1.3%.
Examining the trends of job growth by business
sector seems to reveal accelerated growth during
the past year. Professional and Business Services,
Education and Health Services, Manufacturing,
and Construction led the field in the number of
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