Alabama’s Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama’s unemployment rate is holding steady at 3.7 percent.

The governor’s office says the state’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted jobless rate for February was unchanged from the January number.

The rate represents 80,865 unemployed people in the state, while nearly 2.1 million are working.

The state’s unemployment rate is well below last February’s rate of 5.3 percent, and it’s also below the national jobless rate of 4.1 percent.

In Pickens County, the jobless rate is 5 percent, an increase from January’s figure of 4.7 percent.

Lamar County also saw a slight bump in its unemployment, of 4.1 percent.

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