- Associated Press - Friday, July 29, 2016

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - State officials say unemployment rates fell in 64 Kentucky counties between June 2015 and June 2016. Jobless rates rose in 49 counties and stayed the same in seven others.

The Kentucky Office of Employment and Training says Woodford County had the state’s lowest jobless rate at 3.6 percent.

Oldham County was next at 3.7 percent, followed by Shelby County at 3.8 percent, Fayette and Spencer counties at 3.9 percent and Anderson and Campbell counties had 4.1 percent rates.

Magoffin County had the state’s highest unemployment rate at 16.8 percent.

Leslie County was next at 13.7 percent, followed by Harlan County at 12.6 percent, Letcher County at 12 percent, Elliott County at 11.9 percent, Pike County at 11.6 percent, Floyd County at 11.4 percent and Knott County at 11.3 percent.



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