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County jobless rate hits 5.2%

Series: News Briefs | Story 51

January 28, 2021

OLYMPIA — The state Employment Security Department released its December 2020 employment report Tuesday, with the state decreasing by 9,900 jobs, for an unemployment rate of 7.1%.

The Whitman County rate is 5.2%.

Unemployment rates in the report at the county level are not seasonally adjusted, as the sample size is too small to make for the added analysis, officials said.


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