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Florida's unemployment rate dropped slightly in April
Florida's unemployment rate dropped slightly in April.
The jobless rate was 6.2% last month, down from 6.3% in March.
The rate has been relatively flat in recent months.
But it is significantly lower than it was last April, it was 7.6% back then.
Now lets break it down County by County.
All three counties showed a drop in their unemployment rate.
In Escambia County, it dropped from 6.7% in March to 5.9% in April.
About 8,000 people reported being unemployed during the period.
Santa Rosa County's unemployment went down from 5.7% to 5% flat.
Santa Rosa County had about 3600 people still unemployed.
Okaloosa County's unemployment also dropped.
From 4.8% to 4.1%.
A little more than 4200 people reported being unemployed there.