Douglas jobless rate down to 6 percent
The jobless rate in Douglas County dropped to 6 percent in December, according to figures released by the state.
The 1,336 workers who remain on the unemployment rolls are fewest during all of 2015, according to the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation.
According to the state, 21,099 residents are working in Douglas County.
Unemployment numbers do not include those for whom benefits have run out or who are not seeking other work.
The numbers reflect the number of Douglas County residents out of work, while the employment numbers reflect the number of people working in Douglas County, regardless of where they live.