May Unemployment Rates Increase in Most NC Counties

Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Author: 
Brett Dyson

Not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates grew in 65 of North Carolina's 100 counties in May. Fifty-nine counties had rates that were either at or below the state's 12.7 percent not seasonally adjusted rate, which increased 0.2 of a percentage points from the April revised unemployment rate.

Unemployment rates increased in nine of North Carolina’s 15 Metropolitan Statistical Areas.

For more on North Carolina's county and regional employment figures, go to:

North Carolina County Labor Market Conditions
North Carolina's May County and Area Employment Figures Released