The Transylvania Times -

County's Latest Jobless Numbers Fall Below 4 Percent


June 11, 2018

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in April was 3.6 percent, down from 4.2 percent the previous month, according to preliminary figures 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 April was 3.7 percent, down from 4.3 percent in March.

Transylvania’s jobless rate in April of 2017 was 3.8 percent. Jobless rates decreased in all of the state’s 100 counties in April.

Buncombe County’s jobless rate in April was 2.8 percent, the lowest i...

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