Unemployment Rates For August

Unemployment numbers for August are mixed.  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………. 2.3%, up from 2.0%

Chariton…………. 2.3%, holding steady

Carroll…………… 2.9%, down from 3.4%

Daviess…………. 3.0%, up from 2.8%

Grundy………….. 3.1%, up from 2.8%

Sullivan………….. 3.1%, up from 2.7%

Caldwell…………. 3.3%, down from 3.4%

Linn………………. 3.6%, up from 3.4%

The State of Missouri is at 3.0% – a slight increase from July’s rate of 2.9%

And the US unemployment figures held steady at 3.8%.

 

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