Michigan releases local unemployment estimates for March. Menominee County saw a 5% unemployment rate last month as compared to 5.6% in February. Unemployment for Menominee County in March of 2017 was at 5.4% The statewide jobless rate for Michigan in March was at 4.7%. That’s down a tenth of a percentage point from the 4.8% recorded in February, but up slightly from 4.6% one year ago.