Mississippi releases county unemployment numbers

Mississippi is still reporting lower unemployment rates and no county in north Mississippi reports rates over eight percent.

Posted: Oct 27, 2017 3:08 PM
Updated: Oct 27, 2017 3:08 PM

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) -- Mississippi is still reporting lower unemployment rates and no county in north Mississippi reports rates over eight percent.

The latest numbers released by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security Wednesday show the state's unemployment is at 4.7 percent.

Union (3.4), Pontotoc (3.7), Lee (3.8) and Itawamba (3.8) County have the lowest unemployment rates.

Noxubee (7.1), Clay (6.1), Winston (5.5) and Yalobusha (5.3) have the highest umployment rates in the region.

The numbers are from September 2017.

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