Rice County, MN monthly unemployment update

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January 27, 2023
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Rice County, MN monthly unemployment update

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

Rice County had a 2.0% unemployment rate in November 2022, marking a 0.5% 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.

Unemployment rates in neighboring counties
#1. Waseca County, MN: 2.7%
#2. Le Sueur County, MN: 2.5%
#3. Steele County, MN: 2.1%
#4. Rice County, MN: 2.0%
#5. Goodhue County, MN: 1.9%
#6. Dodge County, MN: 1.7%
#6. Scott County, MN: 1.7%

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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