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Latest Transylvania County Jobless Rate Was 4 Percent In May-Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 7/8/2019 at 1:59pm

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in May was 4 percent, up from 3.5 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 May was 4 percent, up from 3.6 percent in April.

Transylvania’s jobless rate in May of 2018 was also 3.4 percent.

Jobless rates increased in 95 of the state’s 100 counties in May, decreased in three and remained unchanged in two.

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