Unemployement rates in Cache and Box Elder counties relatively unchanged

The unemployment rate for Cache County increased 0.1 percent to 3.3 percent during the month of December. The Utah Department or Workforce Services reports that Cache County’s unemployment rate rests below the state average of 3.5 percent and well below the national average of 5.6 percent measured in the same period.

The most recent report shows that approximately five in every 10,000 homes were in foreclosure in Cache County in December, down from eight in every 10,000 one month earlier.

The unemployment rate in Box Elder County decreased 0.1 point to 3.6 percent in December. Utah Department of Workforce Services reports that approximately six in every 10,000 homes in Box Elder County were in foreclosure in December, down from nine in every 10,000 in November.

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