Jones County, GA monthly unemployment update

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June 28, 2023
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Jones County, GA monthly unemployment update

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

Jones County had a 2.6% unemployment rate in April 2023, marking a 0.6 percentage point decrease from a month ago. Georgia reported a 3.2% unemployment rate in May, which is the 25th 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 Macon, GA metropolitan area was 3.2%, which is 0.6 percentage points higher than Jones County. Macon has the 333rd highest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in Georgia
#1. Clay County: 6.2%
#2. Quitman County: 5.8%
#3. Telfair County: 5.7%
#4. Burke County: 4.8%
#5. Wheeler County: 4.7%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in Georgia
#1. Banks County: 1.8%
#1. Jackson County: 1.8%
#3. Lumpkin County: 1.9%
#3. Oconee County: 1.9%
#3. White County: 1.9%

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