Brunswick County unemployment rate drops below 5 percent for September

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By Brian Slattery

Brunswick County’s unemployment rate dropped to a near low for the year of 4.9 percent for September.

Unemployment in Brunswick County was at its lowest in June at 4.8 percent, then rose to 5 percent in July and 5.1 percent in August.

For 2017, Brunswick County unemployment started at 7.7 percent in January, fell to 6.7 percent in February and 5.8 percent in March, then dropped to 5 percent unemployment in April and stayed there through May.

A year-to-year comparison showed Brunswick County’s unemployment rate was 6.1 percent in September 2016.

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