May Unemployment Rates Increase in Most NC Counties

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Brett Dyson

Not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates increased in 77 of North Carolina's 100 counties in May. Fifty-seven counties had rates that were either at or below the state's 4.5 percent not seasonally adjusted rate, which increased 0.1 of a percentage point from the April revised unemployment rate.

Unemployment rates increased in 13 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