Wabaunsee County, KS monthly unemployment update

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June 28, 2023
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Wabaunsee County, KS monthly unemployment update

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

Wabaunsee County had a 2.9% unemployment rate in April 2023, marking a 0.2 percentage point decrease from a month ago. Kansas reported a 2.9% unemployment rate in May, which is the 20th lowest 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 Topeka, KS metropolitan area was 2.8%, which is 0.1 percentage points lower than Wabaunsee County. Topeka has the 408th lowest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in Kansas
#1. Geary County: 4.1%
#1. Linn County: 4.1%
#3. Bourbon County: 3.7%
#3. Neosho County: 3.7%
#3. Woodson County: 3.7%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in Kansas
#1. Greeley County: 1.5%
#2. Nemaha County: 1.8%
#3. Mitchell County: 1.9%
#3. Thomas County: 1.9%
#5. Haskell County: 2.0%

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