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October 2010 Unemployment Rates by County

The latest unemployment data for Nevada is posted <<here>> , and news isn’t very good for the Silver State.  Nevada still leads the nation in unemployment, with a 14.2% rate when adjusted for seasonal effects.  While most of the urbanized areas of Nevada have been suffering through record-high unemployment, some of the more rural parts of the state which depend heavily on mining to pay the bills have been weathering the storm comparatively well.  Only in the context of 14+% unemployment does 7-10% look favorable, but such is the case for Nevada these days…