Unemployment In The Gold Country Rose Slightly In October

Unemployment In The Gold Country Rose Slightly In October 

Unemployment in the Gold Country rose slightly in October compared to September, but dipped below the previous year.  In Amador County, the unemployment rate was 5.5%, compared to 5.4% in September and 6.1% in October of last year. In Calaveras County, the unemployment rate was also 5.5%, compared to 5.4% in September and 6% in October of 2015. The biggest increases in jobs came in the government sector in both counties. Amador saw a significant decline in Farm-related work, while Calaveras County saw a slight boost in that area.

 

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