October Unemployment Rates Up Around Southern Michigan
By: Mike Stiles -
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
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(LANSING) – Unemployment rates went up from September to October around Southern Michigan.
According to data from the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget, St. Joseph County saw an increase from 4 percent to 4.2 percent from September to October.
The largest increase was in Hillsdale County, rising from 4.4 to 4.9 percent. Branch County rose from 4 percent to 4.3 percent and Cass County had the smallest increase from 4 percent to 4.1 percent.
Statewide, the unemployment rate dropped from September to October, going from 5.5 to 4.7 percent, a decrease of eight-tenths of a percent.