UNEMPLOYMENT RATE BY COUNTIES SEPTEMBER 2012

Towns 7.1

Dade 7.3

Walker 7.5

Catoosa 6.3

Whitfield 10.9

Murray 11.7

Fannin 8.8 Gilmer 9.8 Pickens 7.7 Cherokee 6.7

Union 6.6 Lumpkin 8.8

Rabun 10.9

Chattooga 10.4 Floyd 9.6 Polk 8.4 Haralson 8.9 Carroll 8.9 Heard 9.5 Troup 9.5

Gordon 9.6 Bartow 8.8

Dawson 7.0

White Habersham 8.2 7.9 Stephens 8.5 Hall 6.7 Banks 6.1

10.0% or greater 61 counties (38%)
Hart 10.1 Elbert 10.9

Forsyth 6.4

Franklin 9.9 Madison 6.3

9.0% to 9.9% 27 counties (17%) 8.0% to 8.9% 35 counties (22%)
Lincoln 9.5

Jackson 8.3 Barrow 7.7 Walton 7.7

Paulding 8.0 Douglas 8.6

Cobb 7.7 Fulton 9.2

Gwinnett 7.4 DeKalb 8.9 Rockdale 9.6

Clarke 6.8 Oconee 5.2 Morgan 7.7 Putnam 10.3

Oglethorpe 6.6

Wilkes 10.5

Less than 8.0% 36 counties (23%)

Coweta 7.8

Clayton 10.5 Henry Fayette 8.5 7.3
Spalding 10.8

Newton 9.6

Greene 9.1

Butts 9.9 Monroe 7.9

Jasper 8.3

Meriwether 10.2

Pike 8.7

Lamar 10.6

Harris 6.3 Muscogee 8.7

Upson 11.0 Talbot 8.9

Jones 8.0 Bibb 9.4

Baldwin 12.1

McDuffie Columbia Taliaferro 9.5 10.5 6.6 Warren 14.5 Richmond 10.0 Hancock 16.8 Glascock 10.7 Burke Jefferson 11.0 14.1 Washington 11.0 Johnson 13.0 Laurens 11.3 Treutlen 12.9 Montgomery 9.3 Toombs 10.1 Jenkins 17.0 Emanuel 10.4 Candler 9.8 Screven 11.3

Taylor 12.2

Crawford 8.5

Marion Chattahoochee 8.4 17.3 Schley 12.2 Stewart 11.1 Webster 7.8 Terrell 8.6 Sumter 12.8

Peach 10.9 Houston Bleckley Macon 7.2 13.5 15.1 Pulaski 9.5 Dodge Dooly 11.2 12.6

Twiggs 13.1

Wilkinson 9.3

Bulloch 10.2 Evans 8.6

Effingham 7.2

Quitman 9.3 Randolph 12.4 Clay 8.1 Calhoun 10.1

Lee 7.4 Dougherty 10.6

Crisp 12.5 Turner 8.9
Worth 8.3

Wilcox 12.1 Ben Hill 13.0
Irwin 11.5

Wheeler 9.4 Telfair 15.1

Tattnall 9.6

Bryan 7.3 Liberty 9.2

Chatham 8.2

Jeff Davis 13.0

Appling 9.4 Wayne 11.1 Pierce 8.8 Ware 11.9

Long 6.8

Early 8.1 Miller 5.8
Seminole 8.8

Baker 8.1

Tift 9.7

Coffee 12.3 Atkinson 15.1

Bacon 10.0

McIntosh 10.9 Glynn 9.1

Mitchell 8.9

Colquitt 9.0

Cook 10.6

Berrien 9.8 Lanier 8.5 Lowndes 8.4

Brantley 11.2 Camden 8.6

Decatur 10.9

Grady 7.6

Thomas 8.0

Brooks 7.8

Clinch 10.2

Echols 7.6

Charlton 10.1

Georgia's Unemployment Rate: 8.6% (not seasonally adjusted)
Georgia Department of Labor Workforce Statistics & Economic Research