Copper River Census Area, AK monthly unemployment update

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June 28, 2023
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Copper River Census Area, AK monthly unemployment update

Stacker compiled statistics about the unemployment rate in Copper River Census Area using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. County and metro unemployment rates are as of April 2023.

Copper River Census Area had a 8.6% unemployment rate in April 2023, marking a 0.9 percentage point decrease from a month ago. Alaska reported a 3.6% unemployment rate in May, which is the 17th highest in the country. The national unemployment rate last month rose to 3.7% but is still 0.1 percentage points higher than last year.

Boroughs with the highest unemployment rate in Alaska
#1. Kusilvak Census Area: 12.8%
#2. Northwest Arctic Borough: 9.5%
#3. Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area: 8.9%
#4. Bethel Census Area: 8.7%
#5. Copper River Census Area: 8.6%

Boroughs with the lowest unemployment rate in Alaska
#1. Aleutians East Borough: 1.8%
#2. Aleutians West Census Area: 2.7%
#3. Fairbanks North Star Borough: 3.5%
#3. Kodiak Island Borough: 3.5%
#5. Ketchikan Gateway Borough: 3.7%

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