MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama's unemployment rate is down to a record-low 2.7%.
A statement from the governor's office on Friday said the seasonally adjusted jobless rate for November was one-tenth of a percent better than the October rate of 2.8%. It was also well below the national unemployment rate of 3.5%.
November was the seventh straight month for the state to reach a record low for unemployment.
Shelby County in metro Birmingham had the lowest jobless rate at 1.8%. Wilcox County in rural west Alabama was highest at 6.3%.