Job growth in Montgomery County is up almost 10,000 from the previous year’s figures. As announced in a county news release:
“These latest figures are good news for the County,” said County Executive Ike Leggett, who has given priority to a Six-Point Economic Plan designed to make the County even more competitive in business attraction and job growth. “We need to build on these gains to provide for the good jobs of the future and grow investment and the County tax base.”
The increase in employed individuals comes as unemployment in the county dropped from 4.6% t0 3.8%.