July 24, 2013 | Volume 100 / Number 30

Jobless Rates 4.4% In County, 5.1% In Montana

Montana’s unemployment rate held steady at 5.4 percent in June, the same rate as in May, a pause in the long-term downward trend experienced throughout 2013. The national rate also was steady at 7.6 percent.

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In Valley County, the rate of unemployment was 4.4 percent, its customary place in the middle of the figures for counties in northeastern and eastern Montana. Unemployment in neighboring counties: Phillips – 5.7 percent, Roosevelt – 6.5 percent, Sheridan – 2.5 percent, Daniels – 4.4 percent, McCone – 2.7 percent, Richland – 2.7 percent, Dawson – 4.0 percent.

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