The Jersey Shore Recovery

Moneybox
A blog about business and economics.
March 26 2012 12:08 PM

The Jersey Shore Recovery

1332778132852

According to today's Bureau of Labor Statistics figures, the New York metropolitan area (followed by Houston, Dallas, and Atlanta) added the most jobs over the course of 2011. But in percentage terms it was Ocean City, N.J., that took the prize with 12.9 percent growth in payroll employment.

Matthew Yglesias is the executive editor of Vox and author of The Rent Is Too Damn High.

  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Nov. 21 2014 1:38 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? See if you can keep pace with the copy desk, Slate’s most comprehensive reading team.