Nebraska Has Lowest Unemployment Rate In US

Nebraska Has Lowest Unemployment Rate In US

Nebraska unemployment rate remains the best in the country. The 3-percent mark is down from last months 3.6 percent. In Lincoln 2.7 percent of people are unemployed down from Septembers 3.2 percentage mark.

Unemployment Rates

(SA – Seasonally Adjusted, NSA – Not Seasonally Adjusted)

  Preliminary     Revised     Changes Since
  Oct-20 Sep-20 Oct-19 Sep-20 Oct-19
Nebraska (SA) 3.0 3.6 3.0 -0.6 0.0
Omaha MSA* (NSA) 3.0 3.9 2.7 -0.9 0.3
Lincoln MSA (NSA) 2.7 3.2 2.5 -0.5 0.2
Grand Island MSA (NSA) 3.4 4.2 4.2 -0.8 -0.8
Beatrice MC (NSA) 2.5 2.9 5.3 -0.4 -2.8
Columbus MC (NSA) 2.3 2.6 2.6 -0.3 -0.3
  Fremont MC (NSA) 2.3 2.8 2.6 -0.5 -0.3
  Hastings MC (NSA) 2.4 2.9 2.8 -0.5 -0.4
  Kearney MC (NSA) 2.0 2.6 2.5 -0.6 -0.5
  Lexington MC (NSA) 2.2 2.7 2.6 -0.5 -0.4
  Norfolk MC (NSA) 3.1 3.6 2.4 -0.5 0.7
  North Platte (NSA) 2.3 2.7 3.2 -0.4 -0.9
  Scottsbluff MC (NSA) 2.8 3.5 3.1 -0.7 -0.3
  Red Willow-Hitchcock LMA (NSA) 2.7 2.8 2.7 -0.1 0.0
  United States (SA) 6.9 7.9 3.6 -1.0 3.3
             

* MSA=Metropolitan Statistical Area, MC=Micropolitan Statistical Area, LMA=Labor Market Area