Grundy County’s unemployment rate has dropped from what it was in February.
The March jobless rate for Grundy County is 3.4% which is one-half of a percentage point less than February. That’s the same difference in the rate when compared to March of 2020. The most recent rate is based on 148 unemployed out of a civilian labor force of 4,300.
Missouri’s unemployment rate is 4.4%.
There are a few area counties with rates above the state average. The highest among them is Linn County at 7%. Others include Sullivan at 5.9%, Harrison 5%, Clinton and Adair counties are 4-1/2% in March.
Rates in other area counties show Carroll at 4.3%, Caldwell at 4.1%, Daviess 4%, Mercer and Chariton at 3.6%, DeKalb, Putnam, and Grundy at 3.4%; Livingston 3.2% and Worth County is at 2.9%.