Hampshire County, MA monthly unemployment update

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January 27, 2023

Hampshire County, MA monthly unemployment update

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

Hampshire County had a 2.6% unemployment rate in November 2022, marking a 0.1% decrease from a month ago. Massachusetts reported a 3.4% unemployment rate in November, which is the 22th lowest 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 Springfield, MA metropolitan area was 3.4%, which is 0.8% higher than Hampshire County. Springfield has the 386th highest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Unemployment rates in neighboring counties
#1. Hampden County, MA: 3.9%
#2. Worcester County, MA: 3.0%
#3. Hampshire County, MA: 2.6%
#4. Franklin County, MA: 2.4%

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in Massachusetts
#1. Dukes County: 5.0%
#2. Barnstable County: 4.0%
#3. Hampden County: 3.9%
#4. Berkshire County: 3.7%
#5. Bristol County: 3.6%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in Massachusetts
#1. Middlesex County: 2.3%
#2. Franklin County: 2.4%
#3. Hampshire County: 2.6%
#3. Norfolk County: 2.6%
#5. Suffolk County: 2.7%

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