N.H. Unemployment Rate Unchanged In July
New Hampshire’s unemployment rate remained unchanged last month, at 4.4 percent. At the same time last year, it was 5.2 percent. But the state’s Employment Security office reports the number of Granite Staters in the workforce shrank by 2,550 people from June. And 310 more people were unemployed. Nationally, the jobless rate went up slightly, to 6.2 percent.