Unemployment drops In Palmetto State

Rate is now 3.9 percent

Ed Jenson
October 20, 2017 - 12:32 pm

The number of people working in South Carolina set a new record in September, and unemployment reached its lowest level since February 2001, as the state’s unemployment rate for September dropped to 3.9 percent..

Here in the Upstate, Greenville county had the lowest unemployment at 3.3 percent while Union county was the highest at 5 percent.

Here are the latest numbers for the Upstate:

Greenville 3.3

Spartanburg 3.5

Anderson 3.5

Pickens 3.7

Oconee 3.9

Laurens 4.0

Greenwood 4.0

Abbeville 4.0

Cherokee 4.3

Union 5.0

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