Unemployment filings up in Mecklenburg Co.

Unemployment filings up in Mecklenburg Co.

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on January 3, 2013 at 6:23 PM

Updated Thursday, Jan 3 at 7:20 PM

MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. -- More people filed for unemployment in Mecklenburg County in November.

The new numbers from the state show unemployment in Mecklenburg County reached 9 percent in November. That's up from 8.7 percent in October.

Statewide, the unemployment rate is 9 percent.

But some of the numbers are just shocking: In Swain County, unemployment has reached more than 13 percent.

In Scotland and Graham counties, it's about 16 percent.
 

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