Williamsburg, VA monthly unemployment update

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January 27, 2023

Williamsburg, VA monthly unemployment update

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

Williamsburg city had a 4.4% unemployment rate in November 2022, marking a 0.1% 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 Norfolk, VA metropolitan area was 3.3%, which is 1.1% lower than Williamsburg city. Norfolk has the 422th highest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

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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