The City of Orlando ranked first in job growth in the State of Florida for March, adding nearly 46,000 jobs in the past year. The City of Orlando ranked first in job growth in the State of Florida for March, adding nearly 46,000 jobs in the past year.

TALLAHASSEE, FL—While still eight away from Joe DiMaggio’s record-setting 56-consecutive game hit streak, the City of Orlando has now reached 48 straight months as the state’s top location for job growth.

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced on Friday that during the month of March Orlando added 45,700 new private-sector jobs in the past year. The unemployment rate in the Orlando area was 3.0%, down 0.3 percentage point from one year ago. The city has now earned the monthly top spot for job growth for four straight years.

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John Jordan

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