July Employment Numbers Released

Unemployment numbers for July are up across the board.  The Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development released the most recent unemployment figures that include…

Looking at the area counties, from lowest to highest…

Livingston………. 2.0%, up from 1.7%

Chariton…………. 2.3%, up from 1.8%

Sullivan………….. 2.7%, up from 2.3%

Daviess…………. 2.8%, up from 2.0%

Grundy………….. 2.8%, up from 2.3%

Linn………………. 3.3%, up from 2.5%

Carroll…………… 3.4%, up from 2.4%

Caldwell…………. 3.4%, up from 2.5%

The State of Missouri is at 2.9% – an increase from June’s rate of 2.3%

And the US unemployment figures held steady at 3.8%.

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