Unemployment

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Clark County is still experiencing a higher unemployment rate than the rest of the state and a higher rate than the national average.

According to data from the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, Clark County's unemployment rate was 9.3% in February. The national average unemployment rate was 6.6%.

Clark County is the only Nevada county with an unemployment rate higher than the national average, Nevada DETR said.

Overally, Nevada's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 8.3% in February. The rate was 3.7% in February 2020 right before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Eureka County saw the state's lowest unemployment rate at 2.7% in February.

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Mediumjeep

100% blame goes to sizelscum & his communist agenda!

qwerty123

While the governor does have his fair share of blame, in the real world often causes of major problems are more nuanced. Any governor would have had a difficult problem preventing unemployment in a state that so heavily depends on the hospitality industry and international travelers for economic stability. If our state developed of more diversified economy we would be able to weather major world disasters more effectively.

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