Missouri Unemployment Improves In November

The November Employment report shows Missouri’s Unemployment rate dropped slightly and remains well below the national average.  Locally, the Unemployment rate for Livingston County is down slightly following the slight increase for October.  In November, Livingston County’s Unemployment rate is 2.0%, Down from 2.2 % in October and 2.9% a year ago.

Looking at the area counties, from lowest to highest…

Chariton…………. 1.8%, down from 2.1%

Livingston………. 2.0%, down from 2.2%

Daviess…………. 2.2%, up from 2.1%

Grundy………….. 2.3%, down from 2.6%

Carroll…………… 2.7%, down from 2.9%

Linn………………. 2.7%, down from 3.2%

Sullivan………….. 2.9%, down from 3.4%

Caldwell…………. 3.1%, up from 2.8%

For the State of Missouri, November’s rate was 2.6%, down from 2.8%.  The National unemployment rate was 3.9%, down from 4.3%

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