Cumberland County, NC monthly unemployment update

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January 27, 2023
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Cumberland County, NC monthly unemployment update

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

Cumberland County had a 5.5% unemployment rate in November 2022, marking a 0.2% decrease from a month ago. North Carolina reported a 3.9% unemployment rate in November, which is the 21th 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 Fayetteville, NC metropolitan area was 5.1%, which is 0.4% lower than Cumberland County. Fayetteville has the 68th highest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Unemployment rates in neighboring counties
#1. Robeson County, NC: 6.1%
#2. Cumberland County, NC: 5.5%
#3. Hoke County, NC: 5.3%
#4. Harnett County, NC: 4.2%
#5. Moore County, NC: 3.8%
#6. Sampson County, NC: 3.7%

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in North Carolina
#1. Edgecombe County: 7.3%
#2. Scotland County: 7.2%
#3. Warren County: 6.7%
#4. Vance County: 6.6%
#5. Halifax County: 6.1%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in North Carolina
#1. Buncombe County: 3.0%
#1. Orange County: 3.0%
#3. Chatham County: 3.1%
#3. Greene County: 3.1%
#3. Swain County: 3.1%

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