Little has changed in county unemployment rates from last month. Uintah County remained steady at 8.7 percent. Duchesne County ticked up slightly from 8 to 8.2 percent. And Daggett County dropped slightly from 4.4 to 4.3 percent. State unemployment remained the same at 3.1 percent while nationally unemployment rose from 4.6 to 4.7 percent. Division of Workforce Services reports that Utah’s job growth rate of 2016 is over 3.5 percent, demonstrating the state’s strong job growth and economic position. Only two industry groups in the state decreased in 2016. Not surprisingly, the Natural Resources and Mining industry decreased by 900 positions. The other to decrease was the Information Industry by 100 positions. The largest employment increases were in Professional and Business Services, Education and Health Services and Financial Activities.