Colorado Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly

September 18, 2015

Colorado’s unemployment rate dropped one-tenth of a percentage point in August, down to 4.2 percent.

According to new figures from the state Labor Department, employers added 2,400 non-farm jobs from July to August. The largest gains were in education, health care, and construction. Tourism and transportation lost positions.

Colorado’s unemployment rate is nearly a full percentage point below the national average.

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