LANSING, MI (AP)-- Michigan's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dipped last month to match the national average.
The Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget released state and regional employment figures Wednesday.
July's statewide jobless rate was 5.3 percent, down two-tenths of a percentage point from June. It was 7 percent in July 2014.
The state says the number of unemployed in Michigan dropped by 12,000 last month.