Harford County, MD monthly unemployment update

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January 27, 2023

Harford County, MD monthly unemployment update

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

Harford County had a 3.1% unemployment rate in November 2022, marking a 0.5% decrease from a month ago. Maryland reported a 4.3% unemployment rate in November, which is the nineth 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 Baltimore, MD metropolitan area was 3.2%, which is 0.1% higher than Harford County. Baltimore has the 412th lowest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Unemployment rates in neighboring counties
#1. Kent County, MD: 3.7%
#2. Cecil County, MD: 3.6%
#3. Harford County, MD: 3.1%
#4. York County, PA: 2.8%
#5. Lancaster County, PA: 2.5%

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in Maryland
#1. Worcester County: 6.8%
#2. Somerset County: 5.3%
#3. Allegany County: 4.5%
#4. Wicomico County: 4.4%
#5. Prince George's County: 4.0%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in Maryland
#1. Carroll County: 2.7%
#1. Howard County: 2.7%
#3. Calvert County: 2.9%
#3. Queen Anne's County: 2.9%
#5. Anne Arundel County: 3.0%

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