Orange County remained in the top five for best unemployment rates in the state.
More than 8,500 fewer people in North Carolina were employed in June compared to May, although the state’s jobless rate remained flat.
North Carolina’s unemployment rate for the month of May 2014 increased to 6.4, rising by only 0.2 when compared to April’s rate of 6.4. Meanwhile, the national average remains at a rate of 6.3.
North Carolina unemployment rates in the metro areas may be steadily decreasing, but not quite fast enough to make up for the losses suffered from the “Great Recession.”
A public policy analyst says the economic condition isn’t as simple as a 0.3 decrease for North Carolina from March to April 2013.Read More