Vermont Unemployment Rate Declines to 3.0 percent in August

The Vermont Department of Labor announced today that the seasonally-adjusted statewide unemployment rate for August was 3.0 percent. This reflects a decline of one tenth of one percentage point from the revised July rate (3.1 percent). The national rate in August was 4.4 percent. As of the prior month’s preliminary data, the Burlington-South Burlington Metropolitan NECTA was the sixteenth lowest unemployment rate in the country for all metropolitan areas at 2.6 percent (not-seasonally-adjusted). Overall, Vermont’s unemployment rate was tied for the seventh lowest in the country for the same time period.
Vermont Unemployment Rate Declines to 3.0 percent in August