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3.4%: The Latest Transylvania County Jobless Rate


Last updated 11/8/2021 at 12:16pm

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in September was 3.4%, down from 3.8% the previous month, according to the latest figures from the N.C. Department of Commerce.

The local jobless numbers only take into account those who qualify for unemployment benefits and have not been seasonally adjusted, according to the state.

In September 2020, the county’s unemployment rate was 5.6% and the state’s was 7.1%.

This past September, the statewide rate was 3.8 %, down from 4.4% the previous month.

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

In September, Orange County h...

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