County's unemployment rate unchanged in November
Submitted by Howard Owens on December 26, 2013 - 11:15am
Genesee County's unemployment rate held steady at 6.1 percent for November, the same as it was in October and lower than the 7.5 percent reported in November 2012.
There are a reported 1,900 local residents unemployed, compared to 2,300 a year ago.
The state's rate is reported at 6.9 percent, down a percentage point from a year ago, and the national rate is 6.6 percent.
Elsewhere in GLOW, Livingston County's at 6.4 percent, Orleans at 8.5, Wyoming at 7.1, which is a slight jump from the 6.5 percent reported the previous month.