GoBlueRidge.Net
High Country News, Weather, and Bulletins
HCR WSOC TV NCNN
files/auto-banner-2014.gif

files/teacher-of-the-month.pngTodays ForecastToday:
67°F | 49°F | %
Tomorrows ForecastTomorrow:
68°F | 44°F | 60%
  Swap Shop Online
Home SportsPass SportsPass Weather Classifieds Jobs Real Estate Autos
files/ChickfilaMotherSonDateNight.png
Mixed Unemployment Numbers for High Country PDF Print
Written by Steve Frank   
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 07:03

Unemployment rates decreased in 76 of North Carolina’s 100 counties in October, increased in 16, and were unchanged in eight. But in the High Country, unemployment is a very mixed bag, with Ashe unemployment jumping a full percent to 11.2 after falling just the month before. Avery unemployment fell .4 of a percent between September and October, and Watauga remained the same at 7.3%. Caldwell and Wilkes both saw .1 of a percent  reductions in unemployment, Caldwell landing at 10.2, Wilkes at 10.1%. Statewide, the rate is 8.8% with statistics improving in both an increase in the number employed and a decrease in the number of unemployed.

  
Prev ArticleNext Article
 
Share This Article:
Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email

files/britt-springer.jpg
files/appdental-ad40.jpg
files/wilkes-nissan.jpg
files/heavenly-touch-rotate.gif
files/modernad.png
files/op-smiles2014.jpg
files/StaciePinedaRemax.jpg
files/champion-paving.gif
files/waldrep-family-dentistry02.jpg
files/boone-ford.jpg
files/Window-World-logo.jpg
files/mtnview-nursery.jpg
files/blake-carpentry.jpg
files/Brushy-Fork.jpg
files/MerleFest_logo1_cmyk.png
files/Main St Discount.jpg.jpg
files/boonerentall.jpg
files/sears.gif