Delaware unemployment rate continues steady drop

The Delaware Department of Labor in March reported a drop in the state unemployment rate from 4.4 percent to 4.3.

The rate held at 4.5 percent from November 2017 to January 2018, before ticking down to 4.4 percent in February.

The national average has settled at 4.1 percent for the past six months.

The monthly report also found that the total number of unemployed (20,695) dropped six percent from February. The total number of employed stood at 459,564, up one percent from last month.

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