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Economic Outlook Worsens Slightly in Shelton

In the latest jobs numbers, Shelton had its highest unemployment rate of the year in June.

In the latest jobs numbers, Shelton's unemployment rate has remained relatively steady, even if it has picked up over the past few months.

Unemployment numbers for June show Shelton with the city seeing the highest unemployment rate all year, with a jump to 7.4 percent in June from 7.2 percent in May.

In total, the city has 1,728 unemployed people.

Statewide, the unemployment rate is 8.1 percent and the national rate is 8.2 percent.

Shelton Jobs Numbers May June Total Labor Force

23,113

23,303

Employe

21,460

21,575

Unemployed

1,653

1,728

Unemployment Rate

7.2%

7.4%

 

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