Latest County Unemployment Rate Falls To 3.1 Percent – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 1/6/2020 at 1:28pm

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in November was 3.1 percent down from 3.4 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 November was 3.4 percent, down from 3.6 percent the previous month.

Jobless rates decreased in 92 of the state’s 100 counties in November, increased in four and remained the same in the other four.

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