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Hopkins County Reports Lowest Unemployment Rate in Area with 5.8% Unemployment in June 2020

by Front Porch News

 

 

Hopkins County continues to rebound well from the COVID-19 shutdowns. The county is reporting the lowest unemployment rate for June 2020 among surrounding counties.

Hopkins County’s 5.8% unemployment rate is an improvement from the 7.8% reported in May 2020. 

The unemployment rate in Hopkins County in June 2019 was 3.1%.

We reported last week that the local economy in Sulphur Springs is rebounding from the COVID-19 shutdowns with a 7% increase in sales tax revenue for June 2020 when compared to June 2019.

 

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