Bernalillo County, NM monthly unemployment update

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January 27, 2023
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Bernalillo County, NM monthly unemployment update

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

Bernalillo County had a 3.1% unemployment rate in November 2022, marking a 0.5% decrease from a month ago. New Mexico reported a 4.1% unemployment rate in November, which is the 15th 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 Albuquerque, NM metropolitan area was 3.2%, which is 0.1% higher than Bernalillo County. Albuquerque has the 442th lowest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Unemployment rates in neighboring counties
#1. Cibola County, NM: 5.0%
#2. Torrance County, NM: 4.9%
#3. Valencia County, NM: 3.9%
#4. Sandoval County, NM: 3.4%
#5. Bernalillo County, NM: 3.1%
#6. Santa Fe County, NM: 3.0%

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in New Mexico
#1. Luna County: 11.1%
#2. Sierra County: 5.1%
#3. Cibola County: 5.0%
#3. McKinley County: 5.0%
#5. Torrance County: 4.9%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in New Mexico
#1. Los Alamos County: 1.7%
#2. Harding County: 2.1%
#2. Union County: 2.1%
#4. Curry County: 2.6%
#4. De Baca County: 2.6%

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