04/29/2019- Menominee County unemployment increased last month. The county’s jobless rate for March came in at 4.4%, up from the 4.1% recorded by the state’s Department of Technology, Management, and Budget in February. Last month’s unemployment rate is still considerably lower than the even 5% joblessness seen in March of last year. Menominee County had the same March unemployment rate as the state did as a whole. Michigan’s February rate was at 4.1%. And, about 4.5% of Michiganders were without a job one year ago.