Unemployment rates dipped in Burbank and Glendale last month with educational and health services as well as professional and business services adding  the most jobs – 10,300 and 7,500, respectively, throughout Los Angeles County, according to the latest labor report.

The jobless rate declined by 0.1% in both cities, with Burbank coming in at 7.2% and Glendale reporting 7.7%, according to statistics released Friday by the California Employment Development Department.

Statewide, the unemployment rate also did a 0.1% down-tick to 8% last month, which is a significant improvement from 9.4% in February 2013.

In the La Crescenta-Montrose area, the jobless rate dropped by 0.1% to 4.3% last month, while La Cañada Flintridge saw its unemployment rate rise 0.1% to 3.4%.

-- Mark Kellam, mark.kellam@latimes.com

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