State releases unemployment numbers per county

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NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity on Aug. 21 released July unemployment numbers. Here are the rates for each county:

  • Osceola County: 20.2 percent
  • Orange County: 16.1 percent
  • Miami-Dade County: 14.2 percent
  • Polk County: 13.2 percent
  • Broward County: 13.1 percent
  • Hendry County: 13 percent
  • Lake County: 12.4 percent
  • Palm Beach County: 11.6 percent
  • Citrus County: 11.2 percent
  • Lucie County: 11 percent
  • Hernando County: 10.9 percent
  • Hamilton County: 10.7 percent
  • Lee County: 10.7 percent
  • Seminole County: 10.5 percent
  • Volusia County: 10.5 percent
  • Collier County: 10.4 percent
  • Indian River County: 10.4 percent
  • Highlands County: 10.3 percent
  • Hillsborough County: 10.3 percent
  • Flagler County: 10.2 percent
  • Hardee County: 10.1 percent
  • Charlotte County: 10 percent
  • Pasco County: 10 percent
  • Sumter County: 10 percent
  • Monroe County: 9.9 percent
  • Pinellas County: 9.8 percent
  • Duval County: 9.6 percent
  • Sarasota County: 9.5 percent
  • Gadsden County: 9.4 percent
  • Manatee County: 9.4 percent
  • Marion County: 9.3 percent
  • Brevard County: 9.2 percent
  • Escambia County: 9.2 percent
  • Madison County: 9.2 percent
  • Taylor County: 8.9 percent
  • Martin County: 8.6 percent
  • Glades County: 8.5 percent
  • Leon County: 8.5 percent
  • Columbia County: 8.2 percent
  • Suwannee County: 8.1 percent
  • Dixie County: 8 percent
  • Levy County: 7.9 percent
  • Okeechobee County: 7.9 percent
  • Jefferson County: 7.8 percent
  • Washington County: 7.8 percent
  • Bay County: 7.7 percent
  • Gulf County: 7.7 percent
  • Holmes County: 7.7 percent
  • Alachua County: 7.6 percent
  • Jackson County: 7.6 percent
  • Nassau County: 7.6 percent
  • Johns County: 7.4 percent
  • Walton County: 7.4 percent
  • Bradford County: 7.3 percent
  • Clay County: 7.2 percent
  • Calhoun County: 7.1 percent
  • Franklin County: 7.1 percent
  • Santa Rosa County: 7.1 percent
  • Okaloosa County: 6.9 percent
  • Liberty County: 6.8 percent
  • Union County: 6.8 percent
  • DeSoto County: 6.7 percent
  • Baker County: 6.6 percent
  • Gilchrist County: 6.6 percent
  • Lafayette County: 6.4 percent

A statewide unemployment rate of 11.3 percent announced on Aug. 21 was seasonally adjusted. The county rates are not seasonally adjusted.

Source: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

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