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County's Jobless Rate For October Was 4.8 Percent – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 12/7/2020 at 2:21pm

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in October was 4.8 percent, down from 5.3 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 October was 6.1 percent, down from 6.9 percent the previous month.

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

Watauga County had the lowest jobless rate in October at 4.1 percent, while Scotland County had the highest at 10.5 per...

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