Hartford County, CT monthly unemployment update

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June 28, 2023
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Hartford County, CT monthly unemployment update

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

Hartford County had a 3.0% unemployment rate in April 2023, marking a 1.3 percentage point decrease from a month ago. Connecticut reported a 3.7% unemployment rate in May, which is the 13th 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.

The unemployment rate in the Hartford, CT metropolitan area was 2.9%, which is 0.1 percentage points lower than Hartford County. Hartford has the 413th lowest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in Connecticut
#1. New Haven County: 3.1%
#2. Fairfield County: 3.0%
#2. Hartford County: 3.0%
#2. Windham County: 3.0%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in Connecticut
#1. Middlesex County: 2.5%
#1. Tolland County: 2.5%
#3. Litchfield County: 2.8%
#4. New London County: 2.9%

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