Unemployment Rates are out for June

Wayne County’s unemployment rate showed an increase from May til June.

According to data from the Kentucky Center for Statistics, Wayne County’s unemployment rate for the month of June was 5.3 percent, the third highest in the 10-county area.  That rate was up from 4.6% in May.

McCreary County’s rate of 5.7% was the highest, followed by Russell County at 5.5%.  The jobless rate for Pulaski and Clinton counties was 4.8%