Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Wayne County’s Unemployment Rate Increases Slightly

Wayne County’s Unemployment Rate Increases Slightly

Wayne County’s unemployment rate ticked up in September.   According to the latest figures from the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Wayne County’s seasonally unadjusted jobless rate rose to 6.4% in September, up slightly from the 6.2% rate recorded in August.  The latest figure is still far above the 3.7% unemployment rate recorded in September of 2019.  Wayne County was ranked as having the 44th lowest unemployment rate out of North Carolina’s 100 counties this September.

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