Northwest Florida Boasts Some of the Lowest Unemployment Numbers in the State!

The April Unemployment numbers for April were released in mid-May.  Not surprisingly, the Panhandle is enjoying some of the lowest rates of the entire state.  The Unemployment Rate for the entire state is 4.8%.

The highest Unemployment rates is in Osceola County at 6.7% with the Lowest rate in Monroe County at 3.2%

Here's how our area counties stack up:

Okaloosa:  3.7%
Santa Rosa:  3.8%
Walton:  4%
Bay:  4.4%
Escambia: 4.9%

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