Robeson County now has the state's highest unemployment rate

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“Robeson County now has the state's highest unemployment rate.” Robesonian 27 November 2001

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In October 2001, Robeson County's unemployment rate was 12.5% (6,650 people), making it one of four counties in North Carolina with double-digit unemployment rates. The county paid $98 million in unemployment benefits in October. North Carolina's overall unemployment rate in October was 5.4%.

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Unemployment rate
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