Michigan’s Department of Technology, Management, and Budget releases updated local unemployment rates for December. Last month, Menominee County saw a 5.1% jobless rate. That’s up from the 4.3% recorded in November and 4.6% one year ago. Statewide unemployment dropped from 5.1% in November to 4.5% in December. Michigan unemployment in December of 2016 stood at 4.9%.