Latest County Jobless Rate Stands At 4 Percent – Transylvania County
Last updated 5/3/2021 at 2:23pm
Transylvania County’s jobless rate in March was 4 percent, down 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 March was 4.6 percent, down from 5.6 percent the previous month.
Jobless rates decreased in all of the state’s 100 counties in March.
In March, Orange County had the lowest jobless rate at 3.2 percent, while Scotland County had the highest at 8.9 percent.