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OKC boasts the lowest unemployment rate in the U.S.

By Marcus Elwell / Economy / November 13, 2020

Data continues to show strong resilience in the Oklahoma City MSA during the current pandemic. For September, the Oklahoma City MSA had an unemployment rate of 4.9% according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This was the lowest unemployment rate among metros of more than 1 million population.

The unemployment rate for Oklahoma City also represents a solid decline from August’s rate of 5.5%. Statewide, the unemployment rate also improved from the previous month dropping from 5.7% to 5.3%. On the national level, the unemployment rate was 7.9%.

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