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Posted at 2:25 PM ET, 11/23/2010

Arlington has lowest unemployment rate

By Washington Post editors

The lowest unemployment rate in the Washington region continues to be in Arlington County, with a jobless rate of 3.9 percent in September, the Washington Business Journal reports.

The Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics notes that every county in the region, with the exception of the District, registered a lower unemployment rate in September than the national average of 9.2 percent.

After Arlington, the lowest unemployment rates are in Loudoun County and Alexandria, each with a jobless rate of 4.5 percent, followed closely by Fairfax County at 4.6 percent.

Read more about unemployment in the D.C. region in the Washington Business Journal.

By Washington Post editors  | November 23, 2010; 2:25 PM ET
Categories:  DC, Maryland, Virginia  
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