County jobless rate drops to 5.1%

By CHARLIE SMITH,

Marion County’s unemployment rate dipped slightly in February and remains near historically low levels.

The February rate was 5.1 percent compared to 5.4 percent in January. It had been 4.8 percent in December and 4.4 percent in November.

There were 30 additional jobs in Marion County in February versus January.

 
 
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