02/03/2020- Menominee County has seen a spike in unemployment. December’s jobless rate came in at an even 5%- that’s two points higher than November’s 3% unemployment and also higher than the 4.1% rate recorded in December of 2018. Michigan’s unemployment average in December was at 3.5%. That statewide figure also ticked up from the 3.2% unemployment rate in November, but was lower than the 4.1% joblessness seen the year prior.