Citrus County continues to hold onto the worst employment rate in the state of Florida, sharing that position with Sumter County.
The unemployment rate ticked up to 4.7 percent from a nine-year low of 4.6 percent in November
Unemployment numbers unchanged from September to October
County’s August unemployment rate improved 0.5 percent over July’s numbers
DEO stats show an 0.8 percent improvement over January
While the unemployment rate dipped slightly, Citrus County is continuing to experience a declining labor force