Florida unemployment remains at 3.8 percent in June

Posted at 12:38 PM, Jul 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-20 12:38:23-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's unemployment remained at 3.8 percent in June, slightly below the 4 percent national rate.

Figures released by the state on Friday showed the state gained 14,300 jobs last month.

There were 387,000 jobless Floridians out of a workforce of 10.2 million.

Okaloosa and St. Johns counties had the lowest unemployment rate at 3.1 percent, followed by Monroe and Walton counties at 3.2 percent.

Hendry County had the highest unemployment rate at 7 percent, followed by Sumter County at 5.7 percent and Citrus County at 5.6 percent.