The unemployment rate in Culver City was 8.2 percent in July, compared to 11.2 percent for Los Angeles County, according to the latest California Employment Development Department numbers.
In July 2011, the county unemployment rate was slightly higher at 12.5 percent, as was Culver City's at 9.2 percent.
Currently, there are about 2,000 people seeking employment in Culver City out of a labor force of 24,000.
A total of 540,000 people were unemployed in July in Los Angeles County, which has a labor force of about 4.84 million.
Statewide, about 2 million people were out of work in July, the same as in June.
- City News Service contributed to this report.