JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) – Most of Northeast Mississippi saw moderate to low unemployment rates for November 2017.
According to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security, Union (3.4) and Pontotoc (3.5) counties saw the lowest unemployment rates for the month.
Benton (5.4), Clay (6.1), Noxubee (6.8) and Winston (5.6) counties saw the highest unemployment rates in the WTVA viewing area.
As far as state-wide, counties in the Delta and southwest Mississippi saw the highest unemployment rates, with Jefferson County (10.9) taking the top spot.