Rock Island County, IL monthly unemployment update

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January 27, 2023

Rock Island County, IL monthly unemployment update

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

Rock Island County had a 4.0% unemployment rate in November 2022, holding steady from a month ago. Illinois reported a 4.7% unemployment rate in November, which is the second highest 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 Davenport, IA metropolitan area was 3.7%, which is 0.3% lower than Rock Island County. Davenport has the 317th highest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Unemployment rates in neighboring counties
#1. Rock Island County, IL: 4.0%
#1. Whiteside County, IL: 4.0%
#3. Clinton County, IA: 3.7%
#4. Mercer County, IL: 3.6%
#5. Scott County, IA: 3.4%
#6. Muscatine County, IA: 3.2%
#7. Louisa County, IA: 3.0%

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in Illinois
#1. Pulaski County: 7.8%
#2. Alexander County: 6.9%
#3. Winnebago County: 5.9%
#4. Boone County: 5.7%
#4. Hardin County: 5.7%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in Illinois
#1. Brown County: 2.0%
#2. Washington County: 2.3%
#3. Clinton County: 2.7%
#4. Monroe County: 2.8%
#5. Effingham County: 2.9%

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