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Unemployment Rate

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

More of Colorado's unemployed are finding work.

The state's unemployment rate dropped slightly last month to
5.6 percent. That compares with 5.7 percent the month before, and 5.8 percent a year ago.

It's also the lowest jobless rate since February when the figure
was 5 and a half percent.

Nationally, the jobless rate remained flat at 6.1 percent.

Here's a county-by-county look at September unemployment in Colorado:

Adams 6.6
Alamosa 6.3
Arapahoe 5.7
Archuleta 4.1
Baca 2.4
Bent 5.9
Broomfield 5.5
Boulder 5.0
Chaffee 3.2
Cheyenne 3.1
Clear Creek 4.8
Conejos 6.2
Costilla 7.2
Crowley 4.1
Custer 2.5
Delta 4.1
Denver 6.6
Douglas 4.3
Dolores 7.2
Eagle 3.6
Elbert 3.6
El Paso 5.8
Fremont 4.9
Garfield 3.0
Gilpin 4.4
Grand 3.8
Gunnison 5.0
Hinsdale 2.6
Huerfano 5.7
Jackson 4.0
Jefferson 5.1
Kiowa 3.6
Kit Carson 3.4
La Plata 4.0
Lake 6.4
Larimer 5.0
Las Animas 4.3
Lincoln 1.9
Logan 3.5
Mesa 4.7
Mineral 1.0
Moffat 6.0
Montezuma 3.6
Montrose 4.3
Morgan 3.6
Ouray 3.4
Otero 5.0
Park 3.9
Phillips 2.2
Pitkin 4.0
Prowers 3.9
Pueblo 6.3
Rio Blanco 2.8
Rio Grande 5.5
Saguache 7.9
Routt 2.7
San Juan 6.1
San Miguel 3.0
Sedgwick 2.9
Summit 4.3
Teller 3.8
Washington 2.3
Weld 6.0
Yuma 2.1


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