Oliver County, ND monthly unemployment update

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June 28, 2023
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Oliver County, ND monthly unemployment update

Stacker compiled statistics about the unemployment rate in Oliver County using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. County and metro unemployment rates are as of April 2023.

Oliver County had a 2.9% unemployment rate in April 2023, marking a 1.9 percentage point decrease from a month ago. North Dakota reported a 2.1% unemployment rate in May, which is the fourth lowest in the country. The national unemployment rate last month rose to 3.7% but is still 0.1 percentage points higher than last year.

The unemployment rate in the Bismarck, ND metropolitan area was 2.2%, which is 0.7 percentage points lower than Oliver County. Bismarck has the 136th lowest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in North Dakota
#1. Emmons County: 6.0%
#2. Rolette County: 5.2%
#3. Wells County: 4.0%
#4. Kidder County: 3.9%
#5. Sheridan County: 3.8%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in North Dakota
#1. Bowman County: 1.1%
#2. Divide County: 1.2%
#2. Dunn County: 1.2%
#4. McKenzie County: 1.3%
#4. Mountrail County: 1.3%

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