Arlington’s unemployment rate is holding at a low 4.3 percent.
Employment figures just released for June show that total employment in Arlington increased from 134,010 in May to 134,579 in June. But at the same time the civilian labor force increased from 140,041 to 140,617. That produces a 4.3 percent unemployment rate for both months.
Statewide, unemployment increased from 6.9 percent to 7.1 percent during the same period.