TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's February unemployment rate was 11.5 percent, a drop of 0.4 points from the January jobless rate.
According to figures the Agency for Workforce Innovation released Friday, Florida added 22,700 jobs in February and now has 32,700 more jobs than it did in February 2010. Nearly 1.1 million Floridians remain jobless.
Monroe County has the state's lowest unemployment rate at 6.9 percent, followed by Liberty County at 7.1 percent and Alachua County at 7.7 percent.
Flagler County had the highest unemployment rate at 14.9 percent, followed by Hernando County at 13.9 percent and Hendry County at 13.4 percent.