El Paso County, CO monthly unemployment update

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January 27, 2023
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El Paso County, CO monthly unemployment update

Stacker compiled statistics about the unemployment rate in El Paso County using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. County and metro unemployment rates are as of November 2022.

El Paso County had a 3.6% unemployment rate in November 2022, marking a 0.2% decrease from a month ago. Colorado reported a 3.5% unemployment rate in November, which is the 25th lowest in the country. The national unemployment rate last month dropped to 3.5% but is still 0.4% lower than last year.

The unemployment rate in the Colorado Springs, CO metropolitan area was 3.6%. Colorado Springs has the 346th highest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Unemployment rates in neighboring counties
#1. Pueblo County, CO: 5.1%
#2. Fremont County, CO: 5.0%
#3. El Paso County, CO: 3.6%
#4. Teller County, CO: 3.1%
#5. Lincoln County, CO: 3.0%
#6. Douglas County, CO: 2.7%
#7. Elbert County, CO: 2.6%

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in Colorado
#1. Huerfano County: 7.2%
#2. Las Animas County: 5.2%
#2. Pitkin County: 5.2%
#4. Pueblo County: 5.1%
#4. San Miguel County: 5.1%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in Colorado
#1. Baca County: 1.7%
#2. Cheyenne County: 2.0%
#3. Jackson County: 2.1%
#3. Kit Carson County: 2.1%
#3. Phillips County: 2.1%

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