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Unemployment rate drops in 2017 for Yakima County

Unemployment rate drops in 2017 for Yakima County

YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. - Yakima County's unemployment rate has gone down more than a full percent since this time last year.

The Washington employment security department reports that Yakima County has an unemployment rate of 6%, which is down from 7.8% just last year.

Washington state gained almost 10,000 jobs in November alone, bringing the state-wide unemployment rate down to 4.5%.

The state has an unemployment rate that is about half the rate of the entire country which is at just over 9%.

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