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Ottawa County unemployment rate increases slightly since November

Posted at 11:42 AM, Feb 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-15 11:42:10-05

OTTAWA COUNTY, Mich. — Ottawa County’s unemployment rate has increased slightly since November, along with the statewide unemployment rate, according to a news release Monday.

The rate has decreased from a high of 20.9% in April to 3.7% in December, however.

Since November, the rate has increased 0.5 percentage points.

This is currently the third-lowest unemployment rate in Michigan, with rates ranging from 12.6% in Mackinac County to 3.6% in Washtenaw County.