June Jobless Rate Falls - Brevard NC


Transylvania County’s jobless rate decreased from 6.6 percent in May to 6.2 percent in June, according to preliminary figures from the state Division of Employment Security (DES).

The local jobless numbers only take into account those who qualify for unemployment benefits and have not been seasonally adjusted.

The statewide rate in June was 6.5 percent, down from 6.6 percent the previous month.

Transylvania’s jobless rate in June 2013 was 8.2 percent.

The statewide rate was 8.6 percent in 2013.

Unemployment rates decreased in 81 of the state’s 100 counties in June. Buncombe Coun...

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