The Bay Area’s resilient job market, despite the forbidding obstacles of a brutal housing shortage and monster commutes, powered in June to fresh highs, a surge that extended throughout the nine-county region, state labor officials reported Friday.

The boom in the Bay Area job market is so robust that over the first six months of 2019, the nine-county region has produced nearly 41 percent of all the jobs created in California during that half-year stretch — even though this area contains only 19 percent of the Golden State’s residents.

Employers in the Bay Area added 12,900 jobs during June, according to seasonally adjusted figures released by the state’s Employment Development Department. The area now has a total of 4.09 million jobs, as measured by non-farm payroll

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