Colorado unemployment rate falls to 6.2%

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DENVER (AP) The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment says Colorado's unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest rate in five years.

The department said Tuesday the 6.2% jobless rate for December is the lowest since it hit 6.1% in December 2008.

The largest month-over-month job gains were in leisure and hospitality and professional and business services.

The national unemployment rate in December was 6.7%.




 
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