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Title: Baltimore County unemployment rate falls to 4.2%

Baltimore County’s unemployment rate has dropped to 4.2%, a full .2% below the national rate. The April jobs report brings total County employment to 433,399, continuing the positive employment trend in Maryland’s third largest jurisdiction.

“We all benefit when more people bring home a paycheck,” said Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz.

The Baltimore County unemployment rate has been almost cut in half since County Executive Kamenetz came into office, dropping from 8.1% in December 2010 to 4.2% in April 2017.

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