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levels above its pre-recessionary height. However,
the county’s unemployment rate will still remain
relatively high as job creation will barely keep pace
with labor force growth. Still, the county is expected
to significantly outperform the nation in 2012.
Weld County is a tougher call. Overall, the county
is in a deep jobs hole and needs substantial job creation to make a significant dent in unemployment.
The Oil and Gas, Agriculture, and Manufacturing
sectors show promise, and could spark a meaningful recovery. However, the housing market remains
in flux, and a sustainable economic recovery in the
county depends largely on that market showing
strong improvement. Pueblo County L
Of the 14 Colorado planning and management
regions, Region 7 is the only one that consists of a
single entity, Pueblo County. With a land area of
2,400 square miles, Pueblo County ranks 13thlargest of Colorado’s 64 counties. Of the planning and management regions, it is the smallest
in geographic size. In terms of total population,
Region 7 is 5th-largest of t...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.
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