Springfield Area Unemployment Rate Drops

By KOLR10 News

Published 04/29 2014 06:37PM

Updated 04/29 2014 06:38PM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Springfield area's unemployment rate was lower in March than in February.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the rate dropped one tenth of a percent; 6.1 percent in March from 6.2 in February.

The Springfield area is considered Greene, Christian, Polk, Dallas and Webster counties.

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