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December 28, 2012

County unemployment rate drops

The rate dropped from 8.2 percent in Oct. to 7.9 percent in Nov., a lower rate than Nov. 2011

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MT. VERNON — —

  • Hamilton County at 7.4 percent for November, up from 6.7 percent in October and down from the 8 percent reported for November last year;
  • Perry County at 10.3 percent, down slightly from the October rate of 10.5 percent and even with the rate reported in November 2011;
  • Washington County at 6.5 percent unemployment in November, down from 6.6 reported in October and down from the 7.2 percent reported a year ago;
  • Wayne County at 8.1 percent, down from 7.5 percent reported in October and down from 8.3 percent reported a year ago; and
  • White County at 7.1 percent unemployment in November, down from 7.2 percent in October and down from the 7.9 percent reported in November 2011.

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