Nevada's Unemployment Rate Drops to 7.7 Percent in June

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CARSON CITY, NV -- Nevada's unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent in June. This percentage is the lowest it has been in nearly six years.

The Reno, Sparks and Carson City rates fell by 0.1 percentage points to 7.2 and 7.9 percent. Over the year, Reno and Sparks is down to 2.8 points, and Carson City is down 2.5 points.

The Las Vegas and Paradise rates held steady over the month at 7.9 percent, but is down 2.5 percentage points relative to June 2013.

Nevada added a seasonally adjusted 5,300 jobs in June.