Monday, October 18, 2021
Wayne County’s Unemployment Ticks Down In August

Wayne County’s Unemployment Ticks Down In August

Wayne County’s unemployment rate dropped a couple of points in August.  According to Wednesday’s figures from the N.C. Department of Commerce, Wayne County’s seasonally unadjusted jobless rate dropped to 4.7% last month.  That’s down from the 4.9% unemployment rate recorded in July.  Wayne County’s jobless rate is still much improved from this time last year.  In August of 2020, the county’s unemployment rate came in at 6.1% as the nation was still reeling from the coronavirus pandemic. 

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