Stewart County, GA monthly unemployment update

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January 27, 2023
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Stewart County, GA monthly unemployment update

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

Stewart County had a 3.7% unemployment rate in November 2022, holding steady from a month ago. Georgia reported a 3.0% unemployment rate in November, which is the 14th 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 Columbus, GA metropolitan area was 3.5%, which is 0.2% lower than Stewart County. Columbus has the 375th highest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Unemployment rates in neighboring counties
#1. Quitman County, GA: 5.8%
#2. Randolph County, GA: 4.1%
#3. Chattahoochee County, GA: 4.0%
#4. Stewart County, GA: 3.7%
#5. Marion County, GA: 3.4%
#6. Webster County, GA: 3.1%
#7. Russell County, AL: 2.5%

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in Georgia
#1. Clay County: 7.7%
#2. Telfair County: 6.0%
#3. Quitman County: 5.8%
#4. Hancock County: 5.1%
#5. Burke County: 4.8%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in Georgia
#1. Jackson County: 1.9%
#1. Oconee County: 1.9%
#3. Atkinson County: 2.1%
#3. Banks County: 2.1%
#3. Forsyth County: 2.1%

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