Sunday, February 9, 2014

Winston County Unemployment 10.2% in December

Winston County's Unemployment rate stood at 10.2% in December. That figure is down from 10.6% in
Area map of Dec, 2013 Unemployment
November and from 12.1% in December, 2012.  The statewide unemployment rate for the same time period is 8%.

Winston County ranks 66th out of 82 counties. Clay County has the highest unemployment rate of 15.6% and  DeSoto has the lowest rate of 4.5%. Labor force estimates indicate that 710 Winston County residents were recorded as unemployed in December.