Spotsylvania County, VA monthly unemployment update

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January 27, 2023

Spotsylvania County, VA monthly unemployment update

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

Spotsylvania County had a 3.1% unemployment rate in November 2022, marking a 0.2% increase from a month ago. Virginia reported a 2.8% unemployment rate in November, which is the 11th 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 Washington, D.C. metropolitan area was 3.0%, which is 0.1% lower than Spotsylvania County. Washington, has the 341th lowest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Unemployment rates in neighboring counties
#1. Fredericksburg, VA: 3.5%
#2. Spotsylvania County, VA: 3.1%
#3. Orange County, VA: 3.0%
#3. Stafford County, VA: 3.0%
#5. Culpeper County, VA: 2.7%
#6. Hanover County, VA: 2.5%
#6. Louisa County, VA: 2.5%

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in Virginia
#1. Petersburg city: 7.0%
#2. Martinsville city: 5.4%
#3. Hopewell city: 5.3%
#4. Emporia city: 5.0%
#5. Brunswick County: 4.9%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in Virginia
#1. Arlington County: 2.1%
#1. Madison County: 2.1%
#3. Grayson County: 2.2%
#4. Falls Church city: 2.3%
#5. Clarke County: 2.4%

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