The Colorado Division of Labor and Employment estimates the unemployment rate in Delta County at 9.7 percent, down over one percent from the 10.9 percent recorded in January 2011. That parallels the state unemployment rate, which dropped from 8.8 percent in January 2011 to 7.8 percent in January 2012.
The national unemployment rate declined two-tenths of one percentage point over the same period to 8.3 percent.
For January, unemployment was estimated at 11.1 percent in Montrose and 9.6 percent in Grand Junction.blog comments powered by Disqus
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