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Latests County Jobless Rate Released – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 2/12/2020 at 3:44pm

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in December was 3.3 percent up from 3.1 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 December was 3.3 percent, down from 3.4 percent the previous month.

Jobless rates decreased in 45 of the state’s 100 counties in November, increased in 25 and remained the same in the other 30.

Buncombe County’s jobless rate in December was 2.5 percent, the...

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