Arizona employment and foreclosure numbersPosted: Updated:
No real change for Arizona's unemployment in September. New numbers show the jobless rate held steady at 9.1% for the second straight month. The State Department of Commerce reports Arizona added, 10,600 jobs last month, mostly in education.
In the meantime, Arizona is now home to the 2nd highest foreclosure rate in the country. According to the latest market report from Realty Trac, one in every 179 housing units in Arizona received a foreclosure filing last month. Arizona's foreclosure rate is up 24.5% from this time last year.