DC metro unemployment follows most different cities greater. Unemployment charges in February have been greater than a yr in the past in 247 of the 389 metro areas, together with the D.C. metro.

Unemployment charges in February have been barely greater than a yr in the past in 247 of the 389 metro areas, together with the D.C. metro space.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics report launched Wednesday reveals the Washington, D.C. metro unemployment charge in February was 3%, up from 2.8% in January and a pair of.8% in February 2023. Arlington and Alexandria are included in that area.

The unemployment charge in Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, Maryland, metro space was 2.8%.

Metro unemployment charges should not seasonally adjusted.

In February, 54 metro areas had unemployment charges that have been under 3%, and 13 had unemployment charges of a minimum of 8%.

Including metro areas with a inhabitants of 1 million or extra, Nashville had the bottom jobless charge, at 2.2%. San Bernardino, California, had the very best at 5.5%.

Among all metro areas, Ames, Iowa, had the bottom February unemployment charge at 1.9%, adopted by Burlington, Vermont, at 2%. El Centro, California had the very best unemployment charge, at 17.2%.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics posts metro area unemployment rates and changes in civilian payroll online.

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