Unemployment Drops To 4 Percent In Palmetto State

Rate fell for the third consecutive month

Ed Jenson
July 21, 2017 - 10:52 am

The state’s unemployment rate fell for the third consecutive month to its lowest level since December 2000.

The June rate dropped to 4 percent from 4.1 percent in May...

Here in the Upstate, Greenville county had the lowest unemployment at 3.7 percent. Union county was the highest at 5.3 percent.

Here is a complete look at the unemployment numbers for the Upstate:

Greenville 3.7

Anderson 4.0

Spartanburg 4.1

Laurens 4.2

Pickens 4.3

Oconee 4.4

Greenwood 4.5

Abbeville 4.6

Cherokee 4.8

Union 5.3

Comments ()