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Transylvania's Jobless Rate Drops To 4 Percent For June


August 3, 2017

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in June was 4 percent, down from 4.2 percent the previous month, according to preliminary figures released Wednesday from the state Department of Commerce.

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 4.2 percent, down from 4.3 percent the previous month. Transylvania’s jobless rate in June of 2016 was 4.8 percent. Jobless rates decreased in 69 of the state’s 100 counties in June, increased in four and remained the same in 27. Bunc...

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