Beaver Co. Unemployment Rate One Of Lowest In State
KSCB News - April 28, 2011 8:26 am
Eastern Oklahoma continues to have the
highest unemployment rates in the state.
The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission says Sequoyah County
had the highest jobless rate in March, 9.9 percent. Other counties
with high unemployment rates were Latimer and Okmulgee counties,
both at 9.7 percent; McCurtain County at 9.4 percent and Hughes
County at 9.2 percent.
The county with the lowest unemployment rate was Roger Mills
County in western Oklahoma, 2.6 percent. Other counties with low
jobless rates were Grant County, 2.8 percent and Beaver County in
the Oklahoma Panhandle, 2.9 percent.
The overall unemployment rate in March for Oklahoma was 6.1