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County-By-County Unemployment Rates: Generally Higher In State




Oklahoma officials say that the November unemployment rate is higher this year in three-quarters of the state’s counties. McIntosh County had the highest unemployment rate in the state last month, at 8.9 percent. The lowest unemployment rate was in Cimarron County, at 2.1 percent, followed by Beaver, Grant and Woods counties. Kay County is at 6.1, Osage County is at a 5.5, and Grant County is 2.8 percent. In all, unemployment rates were higher this November in 59 of 77 counties compared with last year. The basic state info is below (picture):