Charlotte’s Unemployment Rate Dropping…

The Charlotte Business Journal published today that according to the N.C. Employment Security Commission unemployment in the Charlotte metro area dropped to 10.7 percent in February from 11.2 percent in January.

The following is an excerpt from this article detailing employment pertentages in the Charlotte Metro & surrounding areas:

“Mecklenburg County’s jobless rate in February was 10.2 percent, unchanged from the January level.

Here are the February unemployment rates for N.C. counties in the Charlotte region, followed by the January rates:

•Alexander: 11.1 percent, down from 12.3 percent.

•Anson: 12.9 percent, down from 13.8 percent.

•Cabarrus: 10.3 percent, down from 10.8 percent.

•Catawba: 12.2 percent, down from 12.6 percent.

•Cleveland: 12 percent, down from 12.4 percent.

•Gaston: 11.4 percent, down from 11.6 percent.

•Iredell: 11.1 percent, down from 11.4 percent.

•Lincoln: 11.5 percent, down from 12 percent.

•Mecklenburg: 10.2 percent, unchanged.

•Rowan: 11.3 percent, down from 12 percent.

•Stanly: 11 percent, down from 11.8 percent.

•Union: 9.2 percent, down from 9.6 percent.

As previously reported, North Carolina’s unemployment rate dipped to 9.7 percent in February from 9.8 percent in January.”

For the full article: Charlotte-area unemployment dips to 10.7% | Charlotte Business Journal

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