© 2021 Cincinnati Public Radio
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
SPOTLIGHT: Your 2021 voter guide to Cincinnati's races for mayor, City Council, school board and more ahead of Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 2. >>
Local News

KY Center for Statistics: Unemployment Rates Fall in 114 Counties

Credit Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons

The Kentucky Center for Statistics reports that unemployment rates fell in 115 Kentucky counties between August 2017 and August 2018.

Counties in the Pennyrile and Purchase Area recorded a decrease in unemployment, though the rate in Lyon county stayed the same. Fulton County had the highest unemployment rate in the region at 5.9 percent while Todd County had the lowest at 3.7 percent.

The state unemployment rate for August 2018 was 4.1 percent. The national rate was 3.9 percent.

Copyright 2018 WKMS