Oliver County, ND monthly unemployment update

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January 27, 2023

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 November 2022.

Oliver County had a 2.9% unemployment rate in November 2022, marking a 0.6% increase from a month ago. North Dakota 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 Bismarck, ND metropolitan area was 1.7%, which is 1.2% lower than Oliver County. Bismarck has the 17th lowest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Unemployment rates in neighboring counties
#1. Oliver County, ND: 2.9%
#2. Mercer County, ND: 2.8%
#3. McLean County, ND: 2.6%
#4. Morton County, ND: 2.1%

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in North Dakota
#1. Rolette County: 5.7%
#2. Emmons County: 4.0%
#3. Wells County: 3.6%
#4. Pembina County: 3.3%
#5. Kidder County: 3.1%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in North Dakota
#1. Dunn County: 1.0%
#2. Ransom County: 1.3%
#2. Renville County: 1.3%
#2. Sargent County: 1.3%
#5. Mountrail County: 1.4%

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