December Unemployment Rates
Florida's unemployment rates released today for December show no change from November. However, some north central Florida rates have dropped and while many are out of work, there are reasons why people who are jobless have hope. The numbers show there is light at the end of the tunnel. Compared to last December, unemployment rates in Marion, Suwannee, Columbia, Gilchrist, and Levy counties have dropped. But there are still over a million jobless Floridians.
Florida's unemployment rate for December 2010 is 12.0 percent, unchanged from November. In north central Florida, Alachua County has the lowest unemployment rate at 8.2 percent and the highest is in Marion County with 14 percent.
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