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OKC unemployment rate continues to improve

By Marcus Elwell / Economy / January 18, 2019

November 2018 continued the trend of a falling unemployment rate for the Oklahoma City MSA. For the month, the metro saw an unemployment rate of 2.6 percent compared to 2.8 percent in October 2018.

These rates represent the lowest unemployment rates Oklahoma City has seen since January 2001.  Oklahoma City now has the fifth lowest unemployment rate of major metros in the United States.

Statewide, unemployment rates are lower than a year earlier in all of Oklahoma’s 77 counties. The current state unemployment rate is 3.3 percent while nationally it as at 3.7 percent.

You can read more of the data here.

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