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Unemployment in April Dips Across the Region

By Catherine M. Welch

Wilmington, NC – Unemployment dropped in every county across the state. Numbers released Friday show unemployment rates ticking down a bit across the region.

Brunswick County saw the largest drop from 11.9% in March to 10.3% in April.

Columbus County continues to have the highest unemployment rate in the region at 12.6%, while Onslow County has the lowest at 7.5%.

Unemployment For April
Columbus County
April 11.7%
March 12.6%

Pender County
April 10.6%
March 11.1%

Brunswick County
April 10.3%
March 11.9%

New Hanover County
April 9.2%
March 9.8%

Onslow County
April 7.5%
March 8.0%

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