Local Unemployment up Almost 2%

The latest unemployment rates for the month of July have been released, Wayne County saw an almost 2 percent increase.

Statistics show the Wayne County rate at 6.4 % which is up from 4.6% in June.  This years rate us up from 5.8% in July of last year. 

The areas highest rate in 7.4% found in McCreary County, with the lowest Rate being Cumberland Counties 4.6%.

 

LAKE CUMBERLAND District 6.2%

ADAIR 6.5%  

CASEY 5.1%

CLINTON 5.2%

CUMBERLAND 4.6%

GREEN 4.9%

MCCREARY 7.4%

PULASKI 7.0%

RUSSELL 6.8%

TAYLOR 5.5%

WAYNE 6.4%