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Transylvania Jobless Rate Stood At 5.1 Percent – Transylvania County, NC

 

Last updated 2/3/2021 at 3:28pm



Transylvania County’s jobless rate in December was 5.1 percent, up from 4.8 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 6 percent, the same as the previous month.

Jobless rates increased in 55 of the state’s 100 counties in December.

Watauga County had the lowest jobless rate in December at 4.3 percent, while Scotland County had the highest at 10.2 percent.

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