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Latest County Jobless Rate Stands At 4.1 Percent – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 10/2/2019 at 4:52pm

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in August was 4.1 percent, up from 4 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 August was 4.3 percent, the same as the previous month.

Transylvania’s jobless rate in August of 2018 was 3.8 percent. Jobless rates increased in 26 of the state’s 100 counties in August, decreased in 40 and remained unchanged in 34.

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