Calhoun County Unemployment At 11.4%

Unemployment rates for the county remain right in the middle compared to the region.


By JOEL McNEECE
Unemployment rates for the county remain right in the middle compared to the region.
Calhoun’s unemployment rate in April was 11.4% according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. Only Lafayette (6.5%) and Pontotoc (8.8%) were lower among the surrounding counties.
Webster County was equal at 11.4%. Grenada recorded a jobless rate of 12.2% and Chickasaw at 12.8%. Yalobusha County was the highest in the region at 13.7%.
The unemployment rate for the stat overall was 8.6%, as it was for the nation.

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