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Unemployment Inches Up In Marion County

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2011 at 6:29 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Shaylon Cochran

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Unemployment numbers for the month of June have been released. Marion County saw a slight increase in unemployment, from 5.6% in May to 5.9% in June which represents a total of 60 fewer employed people.

That is still slightly lower than the state-wide number of 6% and well below the national rate of 9.2%.