posted on April 24, 2013 13:11
Genesee County’s unemployment rate was measured at 8 percent for March.
It’s the lowest it’s been for any March since 2008 when the rate was 6.3 percent.
February’s unemployment rate stood at 8.1 percent, and the newest number is .7 better than March of last year.
The nation’s unemployment rate is 7.8 percent, while New YorkState’s is 8.1.
OrleansCounty’s rate still hovers above 10 percent, while both Livingston and Wyoming counties are over 9 percent unemployment.