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Employment on rise in most sectors

 

February 14, 2017



The rate of unemployment for Linn County reached its pre-recession levels last year, declining from a high of nearly 11 percent in 2009, according to data released by the state Employment Department.

In December, the Linn County unemployment rate was 5 percent, down from about 6.5 percent in December 2015, according to the Employment Department data. In December 2007, the rate was a little more than 6 percent.

The state unemployment rate was 4.6 percent in December, also reaching pre-recession levels of a little more than 5 percent in December 2007.

From December 2015 to December 2016,...



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