Dodge County Unemployment Rate Increases

By: Fremont Tribune Email
By: Fremont Tribune Email

While the unemployment in Nebraska held steady in August, Dodge County saw its rate increase, according to the Nebraska Department of Labor .

Nebraska's 4.2 percent unemployment rate in August was unchanged from the month before, the preliminary estimate stated.
Dodge County saw its rate increase to 4.7 percent, up from 4.3 percent in July.

Taken by itself, Fremont's jobless rate was 4.1 percent in August, down from 4.2 percent in July.

In Saunders County, the unemployment rate stayed at 4.1 percent in August.

Washington County saw its jobless rate drop to 4.1 percent in the month from July's 4.5 percent.

Unemployment in Nebraska was about half the national rate, which remained at 9.1 percent in August.

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