|First Coast unemployment rate drops to 5.66 percent in June|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
The First Coast unemployment rate for June improved nearly a fourth of a percentage point from May’s figure.
Jobless figures were released Friday, and the state and local unemployment numbers dropped from the previous month. University of North Florida economist Paul Mason, who tracks the data for Duval, St. Johns, Nassau, Baker and Clay counties, said there was significant strengthening of the workforce in June.
The unemployment rate for the five counties went from 5.9 percent in May to 5.66 percent in June after seasonal adjustments.
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