The Arizona unemployment rate moved higher in October to 8.0%--1.5 percentage point higher than its September reading and moved counter to the national trend.  By county, the October seasonally adjusted unemployment rates were higher in every county.  Maricopa county's unemployment rate rose to 7.9% in October from 6.3% in September, while Pima country's rate rose to 8.3% from 6.4% in September.  

Note:  These data are ALL seasonally-adjusted some from the source agency and some from our research. 

Arizona County Unemployment Rates