Unemployment locally follows state trend over 2 months

Grays Harbor unemployment rose in October from the September rate, but below August numbers, sitting at 10.9%. Even with the drop, we are still the highest unemployment for the state. In September, our unemployment was 10.4%.

The Pacific County unemployment rose in October, up to 10%. In August, the rate sat at 9.6%. In September, Pacific had an unemployment rate of only 9.3% before increasing in October.

Washington’s unemployment rate was relatively constant over the past two months. Numbers released last week by the Department show that the state’s unemployment rate was 6.9% in September and 7% in October.

Due to the federal shutdown, the Washington state Employment Security Department did not release the September unemployment report for Washington counties until yesterday.

countyunemploymentratesmap_oct_2013166C59008E52

SHARE

RELATED CONTENT

Fire in Aberdeen damages home Man arrested for DUI after found parked on top of grave Fisherman stuck on Willapa rocks saved by Coast Guard Aberdeen School Board selects site for new Stevens Elementary Montesano will see traffic backups similar to McCleary Washington adopts marine spatial plan after 6 years of planning
Comments