The Transylvania Times -

Jobless Number Decreases - Brevard NC


October 8, 2018

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in August was 3.8 percent, down from 3.9 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 August was 3.9 percent, down from 4.1 percent in July.

Transylvania’s jobless rate in August of 2017 was 4.5 percent. Jobless rates decreased in 88 of the state’s 100 counties in August, increased in four and remained unchanged in eight.

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