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Wayne County’s Jobless Rate Edged Down In July

Wayne County’s Jobless Rate Edged Down In July

Unemployment is down in Wayne County.  According to figures released Wednesday by the N.C. Department of Commerce, Wayne County’s seasonally unadjusted jobless rate fell to 4.9% in July, down from the 5.2% unemployment rate recorded in June.  Nearly 2,500 people were considered unemployed in Wayne County in July according to the latest numbers.  When compared…read more »

Wayne County’s Jobless Rate Decreases Again

Wayne County’s Jobless Rate Decreases Again

Wayne County’s unemployment rate continues its slow and steady improvement.  According to figures released this week by the N.C. Department of Commerce, Wayne County seasonally unadjusted jobless rate decreased to 4.6% in April, down from the 4.8% rate recorded in March.  The county has now halved its unemployment rate from one year ago.  In April…read more »

Wayne County’s Unemployment Rate Improves

Wayne County’s Unemployment Rate Improves

Wayne County’s unemployment rate is heading in the right direction.  According to latest figures from the N.C. Department of Commerce, Wayne County’s seasonally unadjusted jobless rate dropped to 5.8% in February.  That’s down from the 6.3% rate in January, but still much higher than the jobless rate of 3.6% recorded in February of 2020 before…read more »

Wayne County’s Unemployment Rate Ticks Up In December

Wayne County’s Unemployment Rate Ticks Up In December

According to the latest figures from the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Wayne County’s seasonally unadjusted jobless rate increased to 6.2 % in December, up one-tenth of a percentage point from November.  An estimated 3,106 individuals in Wayne County were considered unemployed in December.  Wayne County’s latest unemployment rate is also up from the 3.5%…read more »

Wayne County’s Jobless Rate Improves In June

Wayne County’s Jobless Rate Improves In June

Wayne County’s unemployment rate is on the decline following the statewide shutdown over the coronavirus pandemic.  According to the N.C. Department of Commerce, Wayne County’s seasonally unadjusted jobless rate sank to 7.0% in June.  That’s down from May’s rate of 10.2%.  Wayne County’s unemployment rate was recorded at 4.5% in March as the COVID-19 restrictions were about to…read more »

Wayne County’s Jobless Rate Increases During COVID-19 Outbreak

Wayne County’s Jobless Rate Increases During COVID-19 Outbreak

Wayne County’s unemployment rate is in the rise, following a trend seen across most of North Carolina during the COVID-19 crisis.  According to the latest figures from the N.C. Department of Commerce, Wayne County’s seasonally unadjusted jobless rate jumped to 4.5% in March, up from the 3.9% rate recorded in February.  March is the first…read more »

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