How well did Whatcom do in creating jobs in 2017?

The Bellingham Herald

It was a solid year for job growth in Whatcom County, but not as great as one media report is suggesting.

While the final state numbers for 2017 are not in yet, it’s estimated that job growth was in the 2.4 percent range, according to Hart Hodges, director at the Center for Economic and Business Research at Western Washington University. That’s above the longer term average of about 2 percent growth, he said.

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