Cherokee County Has Low Unemployment Rates

The latest figures released by the Alabama Department of Industrial Relations show that Cherokee County has once again posted one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state. During the month of October the rate for Cherokee County was 4.7-percent and statewide the rate was 6.3-percent – which was down from the previous month’s rate of 6.6-percent. The October rate represents a drop in jobless numbers from 140,555 across the state down to 133,470. Those numbers also represent the largest percentage gain in job growth since June of 2006.


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