Millions of Americans have filed for unemployment insurance since the outbreak of COVID-19 in mid-March, resulting in four consecutive months of double-digit unemployment rates (the U.S. unemployment rate improved to 8.4 percent in August). But not all industries have been affected equally.
In this issue of Research Notes, we identify which occupations have faced the most significant job losses during to the COVID-19 pandemic and, of those, which employ the greatest number of apartment residents. We also examine what metro areas have the highest concentrations of apartment residents in affected occupations.
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