Elko Unemployment Drops as Nevada Unemployment Increases

The Elko County unemployment rate is almost 6 points better than the state unemployment rate, and Nevada now has the highest unemployment in the USA, even more than Michigan.

Elko County has the good fortune, right now, of being big on mining, helping it to increase the number of jobs available. The mining industry has been affected less than other industries, but that situation may not be sustainable, because as the economy improves (assuming it does) mining usually drops off.

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