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Transylvania County's Latest Jobless Rate Stands At 5.1 Percent – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 9/30/2020 at 3:27pm

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in August was 5.1 percent, down from 6.5 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 statewide rate in August was 6.8 percent, down from 8.8 percent the previous month.

Jobless rates decreased in all of the state’s 100 counties in August.

Camden and Watauga counties had the lowest jobless rate in August at 4.6 percent, while Scotland County had the highest jo...

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