The unemployment rate in all 77 counties in Oklahoma was lower than in October than in October of 2017, according to the latest release by the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission.
The full report can be seen HERE.
LeFlore County’s rate for the month was 4.2 percent, up from the 4.1 percent in September, but a large drop from the 5.6 percent a year ago. It was at 4.7 percent in August.
The county had a workforce of 19,005 for the month with 18,204 employed and 801 out of work. In September, the workforce was 19,002 with 18,217 employed and 785 unemployed. LeFlore County had the 68th highest unemployment in Oklahoma.
Latimer County had the highest rate in the state at 6.3 percent. McIntosh was second at 5.1 percent and McCurtain third at 4.6 percent.
Dewey had the lowest rate in the state at 1.4 percent.
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