September 9, 2022
County jobless rate drops in latest report
The jobless rate in Okmulgee County dropped slightly during July, according to recently-released figures from the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission. Okmulgee County reported a rate of 4.8 percent in July. That number is down from 4.9 percent in June, but up from 4.0 percent reported in May. In July 2021, the county employment rate was 6.3 percent.