Kennebec County, ME monthly unemployment update

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June 28, 2023
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Kennebec County, ME monthly unemployment update

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

Kennebec County had a 2.0% unemployment rate in April 2023, marking a 0.6 percentage point decrease from a month ago. Maine reported a 2.4% unemployment rate in May, which is the ninth 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.

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in Maine
#1. Aroostook County: 3.8%
#2. Piscataquis County: 3.7%
#2. Somerset County: 3.7%
#2. Washington County: 3.7%
#5. Franklin County: 3.2%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in Maine
#1. Sagadahoc County: 1.8%
#2. Cumberland County: 1.9%
#2. York County: 1.9%
#4. Kennebec County: 2.0%
#5. Knox County: 2.2%

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