Dare, Hyde Counties Lead State With Unemployment Hike

Two coastal counties here in Eastern Carolina saw the biggest jump in unemployment between October and November.

Numbers out today show rates from October to November increased in 60 counties, decreased in 31 counties and stayed the same in 9 others.

Dare County's unemployment jumped 2.9% to 11.5%, while Hyde's wen tup 2.7% to 8.8%,

In metro areas, Jacksonville saw a two-tenths of a percent increase in unemployment, Goldsboro increased three-tenths of a percent, while in Greenville and Rocky Mount metro areas the numbers stayed the same.

The Employment Security Commission says overall, around 11,000 people went back to work in November.


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