I am getting an unusual result on an analysis that I do frequently. For a given county, I enter $10,000,000 as a Household Income change for three different income categories (typically, 75-100, 100-150, and 150 and higher). I then download the employment figures generated by the $10,000,000 in new household income and use the resulting ratios. Usually, the total jobs generated by the $10,000,000 doesn't vary THAT much by income category - it's within a few jobs. I ran the same analysis using 2011 data for Alameda County. For the 75-100k income category, I am getting 62.2 jobs per $10,000,000 in HH income. For the 100-150k income category, I am getting 42.5 jobs. What is causing this huge difference, when typically the numbers are so much closer? For example, I ran the same analysis on 2009 Alameda County data and the results were within one job of each other. Thank you. Harriet
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