Employment figures rise in Sacramento

Unemployment numbers decreased across California as Sacramento underwent job growth at a rate not seen since before the recession. According to the Employment Development Department, unemployment in the state fell a tenth of a point in June as 38,300 jobs were added.

A good portion of those positions were created in the Sacramento area. In addition to an increase in jobs, payrolls also saw an improvement of 9,400, The Sacramento Bee reports. It is the best one-month rise the metro has seen since May 2006.

According to Dennis Meyers, principal economist with the state Department of Finance, the economy is recovering in multiple sectors. The Sacramento construction industry added 4,800 new jobs in June 2012 - double the normal rate for the month.

Potential property owners looking at the homes for sale in Sacramento may have the opportunity to own their dream house for an affordable rate. As economic conditions continue to make positive advances, locals may experience a boost in their own financials. California has already added 147,700 jobs in the first six months of 2012 - the best half-year rate since 2005, according to the news source.