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Jobless Rate Was 4.2 Percent In March - Brevard NC


May 3, 2018

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in March was 4.2 percent, down from 4.4 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 March was 4.3 percent, down from 4.6 percent in February.

Transylvania’s jobless rate in March of 2017 was 4.4 percent. Jobless rates decreased in all of the state’s 100 counties in March.

Buncombe County’s jobless rate in March was 3.3...

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