County Jobless Number Falls Below 3 Percent - Brevard NC


November 12, 2018

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in September was 2.9 percent, down from 3.8 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 September was 3.1 percent, down from 3.9 percent in August.

Transylvania’s jobless rate in September of 2017 was 4 percent.

Jobless rates decreased in all of the state’s 100 counties in September.

Buncombe County’s jobless rate in September was 2.4...

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