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Economic Research & Analysis
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FOR RELEASE: May 1, 2013
OKLAHOMA EMPLOYMENT REPORT - March 2013
Metropolitan statistical area (MSA) and county information
Unemployment rates down in most Oklahoma counties for March
In March 2013, Oklahoma’s highest county unemployment rate of 8.9 percent was posted in LeFlore County.
Latimer and Sequoyah counties rounded out the three highest rates for the month. Roger Mills County provided
the state’s lowest county unemployment rate of 2.0 percent. Sixty-nine of the state’s 77 counties reported
unemployment rate decreases in March.
Highest county unemployment rates* Lowest county unemployment rates*
MARCH 2013 Unemp.
rate MARCH 2013 Unemp.
LeFlore County 8.9% Roger Mills County 2.0%
Latimer County 8.7% Ellis County 2.4%
Sequoyah County 8.3% Beaver County 2.6%
* Non-seasonally adjusted * Non-seasonally adjusted
UNEMPLOYMENT RATES by COUNTY – March 2013
0.0% to 5.0%
5.1% to 8.0%
8.1% and above