Unemployment Rate Up in Missouri
MISSOURI - Unemployment numbers for July are in and more Missourians were jobless. Missouri has stuck close to the national average unemployment rate since the start of the recession in 2007 and July is no exception.
The national unemployment rate sits at 9.5% for July. The unemployment rate for Missouri was 9.2%. That's one point higher than June. Back in June, Missouri saw the first decrease in the unemployment rate for the year at 9.1%.
Missouri has gained 20 thousand jobs so far in 2010.