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Transylvania's Jobless Rate At 4 Percent In Latest Release


August 29, 2019

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in July was 4 percent, down from 4.3 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 July was 4.4 percent, the same as the previous month.

Transylvania’s jobless rate in July of 2018 was 3.8 percent. Jobless rates increased in five of the state’s 100 counties in July, decreased in 70 and remained unchanged in 25.

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