Oklahoma's Jobless Rate Increases

Thursday, April 2nd 2009, 4:28 pm
By: News On 6

News On 6

UNDATED -- The latest numbers from the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission show more and more Oklahomans are out of work.

In February, the state's unemployment rate grew to 5.9%.  That's same rate for the city of Tulsa, but when you include surrounding communities, the number grows to 6.2%.

Hughes County has the highest unemployment rate at 11.6%.  Beaver and Harper Counties share the lowest unemployment rate in Oklahoma at 3%.