St. Cloud Unemployment Rate Drops Again
09/18/2009 - 10:50 AM
The unemployment rate in the St. Cloud area fell for the second month in a row. The rate for August is 7.4%, down from 7.7% in July. The June unemployment rate was an alarming 8.3%, making for an impressive two month drop of almost a full percentage point.
But there’s still work to be done. The St. Cloud area’s current unemployment rate of 7.4% is still 1.8% higher than it was one year ago.
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