Lancaster County saw a decline in its official unemployment rate from June to July, according to data released last week by the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce.
The county had a 10 percent unemployment rate for July, compared to 10.8 percent the month before.
By comparison, the county’s unemployment rate was 12.4 percent in July 2012.
Last month, the county had an official labor force of 32,097. Of that total, 3,206 residents were officially unemployed.