Transylvania's Latest Jobless Rate Stands At 3.4 Percent - Brevard NC


January 7, 2019

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in November was 3.4 percent, up from 3.3 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 November was 3.5 percent, up from 3.4 percent in October.

Transylvania’s jobless rate in November of 2017 was 4.3 percent. Jobless rates increased in 56 of the state’s 100 counties last November, decreased in 14 and remained unchanged in 30. Buncombe Count...

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