NE Missouri Unemployment Increases
June unemployment figures for Northeast Missouri do not look good. The jobless rate climbed in 12 of 13 counties and the city of Hannibal during June. The biggest increases were in Macon, Monroe, Scotland and Shelby counties. The rise was less significant in Knox, Lewis, Pike and Ralls counties.
In Hannibal, the jobless rate climbed from four-point-five percent in May to five-point-three percent in June.