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County's Jobless Rate Fell In February – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 4/7/2021 at 3:03pm

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in February was 4.9 percent, down from 5.1 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 February was 5.6 percent, down from 6 percent the previous month.

Jobless rates decreased in 96 of the state’s 100 counties in February, increased in three and remained unchanged in one.

Orange County had the lowest jobless rate in February at 4 percent, w...

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