April 2022 Ottawa County Unemployment Rate

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June 1, 2022

Low Unemployment Continues in Ottawa County 

The preliminary unemployment rates for April 2022 were released recently by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management, and Budget. Ottawa County's unemployment rate measured 2.8%. This unemployment rate is currently the second lowest in Michigan, with rates ranging from 2.7% in Livingston County to 13.7% in Mackinac County.

Fifty-nine Michigan counties exhibited jobless rate declines over the month. Unemployment rates rose in 17 counties and remained unchanged in seven counties since March. 

Unemployment data for the entire state is available from the Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives. The press release from the the State of Michigan is also online.

Find more data and reports on miOttawa.org from the Department of Strategic Impact.

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