January Employment Figures

Employment Data for January was released by the state of Missouri.  The figures show Livingston County’s unemployment rate for January is 3.9%.  That remains the lowest of the local counties and well below the state’s 5.1%

The average for the local counties is 4.96%, up from 4.01% from 2020.  Livingston County was the lowest of the area counties at 3.9%.  The highest rate in the local counties was Linn County with 7.3% unemployment.

Jan 21    Dec        Nov        Jan 20

US                6.8         6.5         6.4         4.0

Missouri:       5.1         4.6         4.2         4.0

Caldwell        4.7         4.6         3.7         3.7

Carroll           5.3         10.8       5.6         3.6

Chariton        4.4         3.6         2.8         3.8

Daviess         4.3         3.6         3.2         3.9

Grundy         4.2         3.5         2.9         3.9

Linn              7.3         5.4         4.2         5.6

Livingston     3.9         3.4         2.9         3.4

Sullivan         5.6         4.8         3.7         4.5

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