Florida added plenty of jobs last month, but the unemployment rate held steady at 4.1%. Which is slightly lower than the national average.
The Labor Department says there were almost 33,000 new jobs in the Sunshine State in July. The biggest increases were in leisure and hospitality, followed by health care and construction.
The unemployment rate in Miami-Dade was 4.8% in July, down 0.7 percentage point from a year ago. Broward's unemployment rate was 4.1% in July, down 0.7 percentage point from one year ago.