Unemployment Numbers up For the Entire Area

Wayne County’s Unemployment rate rose once again according to the latest state statistics. The local rate was at 7.3 % for the month of August, up from 6.4% in July, and up from 4.6% in June.  Rates in all 10 of the Lake Cumberland Region counties were reported up.

Other area rates:

ADAIR 8.0% 

 

CASEY 6.61%

 

CLINTON 6.2%

 

CUMBERLAND 5.26%

 

GREEN 5.6%

 

MCCREARY 8.4%

 

PULASKI 7.9%

 

RUSSELL 7.9%

 

TAYLOR 6.6%