Saturday, February 27, 2021

Colusa County’s Unemployment Rate Decreases

Since January 2013, Colusa County’s unemployment rate dropped nearly 6% from 23.7% to 17.8%, remaining second in the state of California with the highest Unemployment.

Imperial County continues to lead with the highest unemployment rate in the state with 23.8%, down 1.8% from January 2013.

California’s unemployment rate decreased to 8.5 percent in November, and nonfarm payroll jobs increased by 44,300 during the month for a total gain of 902,900 jobs since the recovery began in February 2010, according to data released today by the California Employment Development Department (EDD) from two separate surveys.

The U.S. unemployment rate decreased to 7.0 percent in November.

Other area counties unemployment rates include: Butte County 9.3%, Lake County 12.2%, Yolo County 9.4% and Yuba County at 11.9%. 


Lloyd Green Jr, Editor
Lloyd Green Jr, Editor
Lloyd Green Jr. is the Owner and Publisher of the Williams Pioneer Review. He is dedicated in publishing the news and informing the community of Colusa County. Lloyd has been with the publication since 2008, and purchased the business in 2010. Under his ownership the newspaper has grown significantly in subscriptions, publishes weekly, and obtained the title of Newspaper of General Circulation by the Superior Court of Colusa County in Sept. 2017. Lloyd is also the director of advertising, classified manager, legal notice clerk, and circulation manager. To contact Lloyd, email him at or call (530) 458-4141 ext. 100.

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