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Economic Research & Analysis
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FOR RELEASE: April 10, 2012
OKLAHOMA EMPLOYMENT REPORT - February 2012
Metropolitan statistical area (MSA) and county information
Highest county unemployment rate for February reported in
In February 2012, Sequoyah County claimed the state’s highest county unemployment rate at 11.4 percent.
Latimer County followed closely behind, and LeFlore County posted the third highest rate for the month.
Roger Mills County held onto Oklahoma’s lowest county rate in February. Only 13 of Oklahoma’s 77 counties
reported unemployment rate increases over the month.
Highest county unemployment rates* Lowest county unemployment rates*
FEBRUARY 2012 Unemp.
rate FEBRUARY 2012 Unemp.
Sequoyah County 11.4% Roger Mills County 2.7%
Latimer County 11.2% Dewey County 2.8%
LeFlore County 10.5% Ellis County 2.8%
* Non-seasonally adjusted Beaver County 3.2%
* Non-seasonally adjusted
UNEMPLOYMENT RATES by COUNTY – February 2012
0.0% to 5.0%
5.1% to 8.0%
8.1% and above