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Economic Research & Analysis
…Bringing Oklahoma’s Labor Market to Life!
FOR RELEASE: May 29, 2013
OKLAHOMA EMPLOYMENT REPORT - April 2013
Metropolitan statistical area (MSA) and county information
All Oklahoma county unemployment rates improve in April
Sequoyah County’s April unemployment rate of 8.0 percent was the highest in the state for the month. LeFlore
County reported the second highest county rate, and Latimer County provided the third highest. Roger Mills
County again posted the state’s lowest county unemployment rate. Unemployment rates for all 77 Oklahoma
counties dropped over the month.
Highest county unemployment rates* Lowest county unemployment rates*
APRIL 2013 Unemp.
rate APRIL 2013 Unemp.
Sequoyah County 8.0% Roger Mills County 1.8%
LeFlore County 7.9% Ellis County 2.0%
Latimer County 7.7% Beaver County 2.2%
* Non-seasonally adjusted Beckham County 2.2%
* Non-seasonally adjusted
UNEMPLOYMENT RATES by COUNTY – April 2013
0.0% to 4.0%
4.1% to 7.0%
7.1% and above