Grays Harbor, WA – The March unemployment report for Washington counties was released and it has yet to show the effect of shutdowns from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Grays Harbor’s unemployment rate continued to drop and was tied with Yakima as the eighth highest in the state.
The rate fell to 6.8%, down from 7.1% in February.
It was also down from last March when the rate was 8.1%.
Pacific County was the seventh highest in the state with an unemployment rate of 6.9%.
That is up from their February rate of 6.6%, but down from last March when it was 8.2%.
The unemployment numbers are expected to rise due to the work stoppages caused by the Coronavirus.
*Latest month non-seasonally adjusted