The Transylvania Times -

County's Jobless Rate Falls To 4.2 Percent In Recent Release


May 2, 2019

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in March was 4.2 percent, down from 4.3 percent the previous month, according to preliminary figures from the state Department of Commerce released Wednesday.

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 4.1 percent, down from 4.2 percent in February.

Transylvania’s jobless rate in March of 2018 was 4 percent. Jobless rates decreased in 81 of the state’s 100 counties, increased in three and remained the same in 16 in March.


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