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November 3, 2011

Business statistics

— Port of Muskogee traffic

Barge tonnage

Date    Barges    Tons

Sept. 2011    30    43,349

Sept. 2010    29    45,170

YTD 2011    427    655,022

YTD 2010    348    533,395

Rail tonnage

Date    Cars    Tons

Sept. 2011    334    30,089

Sept. 2010    212    19,229

YTD 2011    2,413    227,116

YTD 2010    2,619    238,076

SOURCE: Port of Muskogee

Area sales tax

The disbursement of city sales tax collections by the Oklahoma Tax Commission in October totaled $124,540,510 which is $5.3 million more than for the same period a year ago. The money reported from this period represents sales from Aug. 16 to 31 and estimated sales from Sept. 1 to 15.

11    10    Change    

Checotah    

$283,172    $272,680    3.8%

Rate 4.0%    4.0%

Eufaula    

$153,369    $162,543    -5.6%

Rate    3.5%    3.5%

Fort Gibson

$125,997    $130,516    -3.4%

Rate    4.5%    4.5%

Gore

$33,275    $40,334    -17.5%

Rate    3.0%    3.0%

Haskell

$54,350    $54,839    -0.89%

Rate    4.35%    4.35%

Muskogee

$1,876,692    $1,989,125    -5.6%

Rate    4.0%    4.0%

Stigler

$150,325    $139,269    7.9%

Rate    3.0%    3.0%

Stilwell

$175,693    $179,310    -2.01%

Rate    3.5%    3.5%

Tahlequah

$600,242    $589,113    1.8%

Rate    2.5%    2.5%

Wagoner

$201,731    $203,396    -0.8%

Rate    3.0%    3.0%

Warner

$69,802    $75,149    -7.1%

Rate    4.0%    4.0%

Webbers Falls

$17,072    $18,311    -6.7%

Rate    3.5%    3.5%

Source: Oklahoma

Tax Commission

Unemployment

Preliminary September statistics  

Oklahoma

Sept. 11, 5.9%

Aug. 11, 5.6%

Sept. 10, 6.9%

United States

Sept. 11, 9.1

Aug. 11, 9.1%

Sept. 10, 9.6%

Adair County

Sept. 11, 6.4%

Aug. 11, 6.0%

Sept. 10, 7.6 %

Cherokee County

Sept. 11, 5.3%

Aug. 11, 4.7%

Sept. 10, 5.9%

Haskell County

Sept. 11, 6.4%

Aug. 11, 5.9%

Sept. 10, 7.2%

McIntosh County

Sept. 11, 8.0%

Aug. 11, 7.5%

Sept. 10, 8.5%

Muskogee County

Sept. 11, 6.9%

Aug. 11, 6.4%

Sept. 10, 7.5%

Sequoyah County

Sept. 11, 9.0%

Aug. 11, 9.4%

Sept. 10, 9.6%

Wagoner County

Sept. 11, 6.3,%

Aug. 11, 5.8%

Sept. 10, 7.3%

Eastern Workforce Investment Area

Sept. 11, 7.0%

Aug. 11, 6.6%

Sept. 10, 7.8%

Muskogee LLM

Sept. 11, 6.7%

Aug. 11, 6.3%

Sept. 10, 7.5%

Okmulgee LLM

Sept. 11, 9.0%

Aug. 11, 8.2%

Sept. 10, 9.6%

Tahlequah-Sallisaw LLM

Sept. 11, 6.7%

Aug. 11, 6.5%

Sept. 10, 7.5%

Source: Oklahoma Employment

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