Jacksonville’s jobless rate rises after hitting historic low
Jacksonville’s unemployment rate rose in January. However, revised data released March 14 by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity shows the jobless rate fell to historic lows in December.
The unemployment rate in the Jacksonville metropolitan area comprising Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns counties was 3.3% in January, the agency said.
It also said the area’s jobless rate in December, which it originally reported at 3.2%, actually was 2.6%.
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