Not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates rose in all of North Carolina's 100 counties in January. Thirty-five counties had rates that were either at or below the state's 5.5 percent not seasonally adjusted rate, which increased 0.6 of a percentage point from the December benchmarked unemployment rate.
Unemployment rates increased in all 15 of the North Carolina’s Metropolitan Statistical Areas as well.
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North Carolina County Labor Market Conditions
North Carolina's January County and Area Employment Figures Released