Clay County, MN monthly unemployment update

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January 27, 2023
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Clay County, MN monthly unemployment update

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

Clay County had a 1.6% unemployment rate in November 2022, marking a 0.3% increase from a month ago. Minnesota reported a 2.3% unemployment rate in November, which is the second 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 Fargo, ND metropolitan area was 1.5%, which is 0.1% lower than Clay County. Fargo has the third lowest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Unemployment rates in neighboring counties
#1. Norman County, MN: 2.6%
#2. Otter Tail County, MN: 2.2%
#3. Clay County, MN: 1.6%
#4. Wilkin County, MN: 1.5%
#4. Cass County, ND: 1.5%
#4. Richland County, ND: 1.5%

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in Minnesota
#1. Lake County: 4.7%
#2. Mahnomen County: 4.2%
#3. Clearwater County: 4.0%
#4. Itasca County: 3.9%
#4. Koochiching County: 3.9%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in Minnesota
#1. Rock County: 1.2%
#2. Jackson County: 1.5%
#2. Nicollet County: 1.5%
#2. Wilkin County: 1.5%
#5. Carver County: 1.6%

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