After having fallen into single digit territory in October, Barrow County’s unemployment rate shot up in November to 10.2 percent. That is almost as high as it was in November 2009 when it was 10.3 percent.
October’s rate had looked promising when it fell to 9.7 percent. According to state numbers, there were 3,436 unemployed people in Barrow County in November.
The state rate for November was 10.3 percent.