Students walk on the Everett Community College campus on Wednesday. From fall 2014 to fall 2016, the county’s unemployment fell .8 percent. At EvCC, the head count of students declined by 2.7 percent during that time. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

Students walk on the Everett Community College campus on Wednesday. From fall 2014 to fall 2016, the county’s unemployment fell .8 percent. At EvCC, the head count of students declined by 2.7 percent during that time. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

A strong economy means community college enrollment drops

As unemployment falls, schools in Snohomish County and elsewhere report declines.

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