Unemployment Drops In Amador And Calaveras Counties

Unemployment Drops In Amador And Calaveras Counties

The unemployment rate dropped last month in Amador and Calaveras Counties, while remaining unchanged statewide. Amador County’s rate fell to 4.5% in March compared to 4.7% in February. Calaveras County’s rate fell to 4.2% compared to 4.6% the month prior. California’s rate remained 4.3%. Sectors that added jobs in California include health and education services, manufacturing, mining and logging. Sectors that posted declines include trade, transportation and utilities. San Mateo County had the lowest unemployment rate at 2.2% and Colusa County had the highest at 18.9%. These statistics were released Friday by the California Employment Development Department.

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