Berkshire County, MA monthly unemployment update

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June 28, 2023
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Berkshire County, MA monthly unemployment update

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

Berkshire County had a 3.0% unemployment rate in April 2023, marking a 1.7 percentage point decrease from a month ago. Massachusetts reported a 2.8% unemployment rate in May, which is the 17th 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 Massachusetts
#1. Dukes County: 4.3%
#2. Barnstable County: 3.6%
#3. Bristol County: 3.3%
#4. Hampden County: 3.2%
#5. Berkshire County: 3.0%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in Massachusetts
#1. Hampshire County: 2.0%
#2. Middlesex County: 2.1%
#3. Franklin County: 2.3%
#4. Norfolk County: 2.4%
#4. Suffolk County: 2.4%

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