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August 17, 2012
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Douglas jobless rate holds steady in July

Douglas County's unemployment rate remained steady in July at 12.4 percent while surrounding counties saw increases.

Once home to the third highest unemployment rate in Nevada, Douglas actually saw a slight decrease in the number of jobless during the month. With the release of Friday's numbers, the county actually dropped out of the top five to sixth in the state, passed by Clark, which jumped from 12.2 to 12.9 percent.

Even Carson City, which has consistently been a percent lower than Douglas during the year rose to 12.2 percent, which is as close as it has come to the Douglas …

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The Record Courier Updated Aug 17, 2012 11:27AM Published Aug 17, 2012 11:25AM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.