Saturday, October 23, 2021
Wayne County’s Jobless Rate Drops In August

Wayne County’s Jobless Rate Drops In August

Wayne County’s unemployment rate is heading in the right direction – Down!

According to the latest figures from the N.C. Department of Commerce, Wayne County’s seasonally unadjusted jobless rate dropped to 6.3% in August.

That’s down from the 8.1% unemployment rate recorded in July.

However, the county’s jobless rate this past August was still higher than the 4.5% rate reported in August of 2019.

Wayne County was ranked as having the 46th lowest unemployment rate out of North Carolina’s 100 counties this August.

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