County's June unemployment state's third-lowest
Last updated 8/5/2021 at 4:48pm
DAVENPORT – Lincoln County had the state’s third-lowest unemployment rate in June, according to the Employment Security Department’s Labor Market and Economic Analysis report for that month released July 20. The county’s unemployment rate was 4.3%, a full percentage point lower than the state average of 5.3%.
The only counties with a lower rate were Asotin County at 3.4% and Walla Walla County at 3.9%. The highest unemployment rates in the state were found in Pacific and Grays Harbor Counties, both at 7.4%.
Lincoln County has a civilian work force of 4,510, and just 196 were repor...