Unemployment in Baldwin: 8.4%

Unemployment statewide ticked up to 9.1 percent in December from 9 percent in November, when adjusted to cancel out normal season trends. The number of unemployed people also increased slightly, to almost 195,000.

Joblessness in Baldwin County stayed flat at 8.4 percent. That’s equal to 6,800 people looking for jobs.

Alabama job market recovery frozen again in December