Calhoun County Unemployment Rate Down Compared to Year Ago

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Fri May 23, 2014

Calhoun County Unemployment Rate Down Compared to Year Ago

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Seasonally unadjusted jobless rate for Kalamazoo and Van Buren Counties were also lower in April than last year
Calhoun County’s unemployment rate dropped last month as the area saw a more than 15 percent increase in seasonal construction hiring, according to state data released Thursday. The Michigan Bureau of Labor Market Information reported that Calhoun County had a 6 percent jobless rate in April. That’s lower than the area’s 7 percent rate in March and the 7.2 percent rate reported a year ago.