Kentucky Unemployment Rates Fall for 88 Counties in October 2017

Unemployment rates fell in 88 Kentucky counties between October 2016 and October 2017, according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics. Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the state at 2.9 percent. Magoffin County recorded the state’s highest unemployment rate at 12.7 percent, following by Leslie County with 8.7 percent. The unadjusted unemployment rate for the state was 4.3 percent for October 2017, and 3.9 percent for the nation.

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