Tulsa County's Unemployment Rate Down Slightly In July

Wednesday, September 1st 2010, 3:55 pm
By: News On 6


UNDATED -- Nine eastern Oklahoma counties are on the list of the state's highest unemployment rate for July 2010 according to a release Wednesday from the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission

McCurtain County topped the list with a rate of 11.2 percent.

It is followed in order by Latimer, Hughes, Sequoyah, Okmulgee, LeFlore, Nowata, Okfuskee and McIntosh counties.

Closer to home, Tulsa County's unemployment rate for July 2010 was 7.3 percent, done from June 2010's rate of 7.7 percent.

Creek County's rate last month was 8.5 percent, down .4 percent from June.

Osage County also saw a decrease from June to July 2010. July's rate was 8 percent, down from June's 8.5 percent.

Wagoner County's July 2010 rate was 6.8 percent, down .5 percent from June.

And Washington County's rate dropped below 6 percent to 5.7 percent in July. June's rate was 6.1 percent.

Beaver County held the state's lowest county rate again at 3.6 percent for the month

Read the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission's news release on July 2010 numbers.