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July 5, 2011

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Port of Muskogee traffic

Barge tonnage

Date    Barges    Tons

May 2011    34    50,682

May 2010    26    39,902

YTD 2011    247    375,561

YTD 2010    199    305,527

Rail tonnage

Date    Cars    Tons

May 2011    296    26,297

May 2010    233    22460

YTD 2011    1,143    114,444

YTD 2010    1,566    143,412

SOURCE: Port of Muskogee

Area sales tax

The disbursement of city sales tax collections by the Oklahoma Tax Commission in May totaled $114,620,238 which is $4.7 million more than for the same period a year ago. The money reported from this period represents sales from April 16 to 31 and estimated sales from May 1 to 15.

    11    10    Change    

Checotah    

    $280,570    $282,039     -0.5%

    4.0%    4.0%

Eufaula    

    $158,819    $175,140    -10.4%

    3.5%    3.5%

Fort Gibson

    $105,891    $133,140    -20.4%

    4.5%    4.5%

Gore

    $33,773    $32,299    4.5%

    3.0%    3.0%

Haskell

    $51,874    $59,808    -13.2%

    4.35%    4.35%

Muskogee

    $1,818,300    $1,820,517    -0.2%

    4.0%    4.0%

Stigler

    $137,034    $150,204    -8.7%

    3.0%    3.0%

Stilwell

    $204,847    $166,915    22.7%

    3.5%    3.5%

Tahlequah

    $546,789    $544,979    0.33%

    2.5%    2.5%

Wagoner

    $194,298    $181,953    6.7%

    3.0%    3.0%

Warner

    $37,323    $40,821    -8.5%

    4.0%    4.0%

Webbers Falls

    $14,940    $14,729    1.4%

    3.5%    3.5%

Source: Oklahoma Tax Commission

Unemployment

Preliminary January statistics  

Oklahoma

May 11, 5.3%

April 11, 5.6%

May 10, 7.1%

United States

May 11, 9.1%

April 11, 9.0%

May 10 , 9.7%

Adair County

May 11, 6.2%

April 11, 6.1%

May 10, 8.4%

Cherokee County

May 11, 4.6%

April 11, 4.4%

May 10, 5.8%

Haskell County

May 11, 5.6%

April 11, 5.4%

May 10, 7.9%

McIntosh County

May 11, 7.4%

April 11, 7.2%

May 10, 9.1

Muskogee County

May 11, 6.3%

April 11, 6.0

May 10, 8.2

Sequoyah County

May 11, 6.5%

April 11, 7.8%

May 10, 10.4

Wagoner County

May 11, 5.4%

April 11, 5.2%

May 10, 7.3

Eastern Workforce Investment Area

May 11, 6.1%

April 11, 6.1%

May 10, 8.2%

Muskogee LLM

May 11, 6.0%

April 11, 5.7%

May 10, 7.9%

Okmulgee LLM

May 11, 8.4%

April 11, 8.4%

May 10, 10.5

Tahlequah-Sallisaw LLM

May 11, 5.5%

April 11, 5.9%

May 10, 7.8%

Source: Oklahoma Employment

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