Alabama Unemployment Stays Above National Average
National rate is 3.7. Alabama rate is 4.1%
“The preliminary, seasonally adjusted October unemployment rate is 4.1%, unchanged from September’s rate, and above October 2017’s rate of 3.8%.”
The Alabama Department of Labor reports no change in the unemployment rate in October. It remains above the national average at 4.1%
Selma has one of the highest rates for cities—7.2%.