The North Georgia region is maintaining it’s historically low unemployment rates throughout the winter months. Dade and Catoosa lead the pack with 1.7%, with Walker at 1.9%. Georgia state-wide unemployment sits comfortably at 2.4%; with 4.0% being considered “full employment” by modern standards.

Other local counties are:

Chattooga: 2.9%

Floyd: 2.4%

Whitfield: 2.4%

Murray: 2.6%

by Orey Yates