County unemployment rate above national, state averages

Thomas Garcia The unemployment rate in Quay County is above the state and national average, according to data from the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions. Data collected by Workforce Solutions in February shows Quay County’s unemployment was 10.4 percent. The national average is 9 percent the state average is 8.7 percent. The civilian workforce […]

Unemployment rate takes fall

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The unemployment rate in Quay County was down slightly to 4.2 percent in December 2006 compared to 4.6 percent in December 2005, based on unemployment figures released last week by the New Mexico Department of Labor. The county’s unemployment ranking, however, slipped in December and the county’s rate is […]