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County's Jobless Rate At 4.1 Percent Pre-March 15-Brevard NC


Last updated 5/11/2020 at 1:15pm

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in March was 4.1 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 statistics also reported in this release are based on activity prior to March 15 and do not reflect the full impact of COVID-19-related shut-downs in North Carolina.

The statewide rate in March was 4.2 percent, up from 3.7 percent the previous month.

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