Franklin County, VT monthly unemployment update

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June 28, 2023
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Franklin County, VT monthly unemployment update

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

Franklin County had a 1.8% unemployment rate in April 2023, marking a 0.6 percentage point decrease from a month ago. Vermont 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 Burlington, VT metropolitan area was 1.4%, which is 0.4 percentage points lower than Franklin County. Burlington has the 12th lowest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in Vermont
#1. Orleans County: 3.8%
#2. Essex County: 2.8%
#2. Lamoille County: 2.8%
#4. Windham County: 2.4%
#5. Bennington County: 2.3%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in Vermont
#1. Chittenden County: 1.3%
#2. Addison County: 1.6%
#3. Washington County: 1.7%
#3. Windsor County: 1.7%
#5. Franklin County: 1.8%

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