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North Haven Unemployment Ticks Down Slightly to 6.7 Percent

The state's figures also showed the labor force in North Haven remained steady from 12,936 in December to 12,933 workers in January. Credit: Patch file photo
The state's figures also showed the labor force in North Haven remained steady from 12,936 in December to 12,933 workers in January. Credit: Patch file photo

North Haven's unemployment rate remained relatively unchanged as the town's labor pool moved into the new year.

According to the latest figures recently released by the Connecticut Department of Labor, North Haven's unemployment in January was 6.7 percent. 

In December, the town's unemployment rate was 6.8 percent. And it was at 6 percent in November, it's lowest level of last year.

Local Labor Force Steady

The town's highest reported unemployment rate over the last several months was in February 2013, when 7.7 percent of Milford's labor force reported they were out of work.

Additionally, the state's figures also showed the labor force in North Haven remained steady from 12,936 in December to 12,933 workers in January. 

State, National Unemployment Rate

In Connecticut, the pool of jobless people jumped up to 7.2 percent in January from 6.8 percent overall in December. Nationally, the United State's unemployment rate for the same time period is 6.6 percent.

A PDF of the state's January unemployment report for all towns and cities in Connecticut is shared above along with this post.

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