Unemployment Down

Brent Finnegan -- October 1st, 2009

Harrisonburg’s unemployment numbers for August are just slightly below the state average of 6.5 percent. They’re down from 7.3 percent in July.

Today WSVA reported:

Rockingham County sported the area’s best rate at 5.3 percent. Augusta County was next lowest at 5.7 percent followed by Harrisonburg at 6.2 percent.

According to Google’s graph, there was a similar drop between July and September of last year.

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One Response to “Unemployment Down”

  1. Paul says:

    Harrisonburg, VA Unemployment Trends – June 2009

    The Harrisonburg, VA Unemployment Situation Visualized in Heat Map form:
    here is a map of Harrisonburg Unemployment in June 2009 (BLS data)

    versus Harrisonburg Unemployment Levels 1 year ago

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