Kentucky unemployment rate

Unemployment Rates Up In 96 Kentucky Counties

Jul 28, 2017
Associated Press

Kentucky officials say unemployment rates have increased in 96 of the state's 120 counties between June 2016 and June 2017.  The state Office of Employment and Training says the unemployment rate fell in 20 counties during that period and stayed the same in four counties.

Kentucky's Unemployment Rate Falls To 5 Percent

Oct 15, 2015

Kentucky's unemployment rate fell to 5 percent in September for the first time in 14 years.  Nationally, the unemployment rate remained at 5.1 percent according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Kentucky's rate dropped from 5.2 percent in August.

Kentucky Jobless Rate Hits Six Year Low

Dec 18, 2014

Kentucky officials say the state's unemployment rate dropped to 6 percent in November, the lowest rate in more than six years.

Unemployment Up In 78 Ky. Counties

Jun 27, 2013

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Office of Employment and Training says unemployment rates have risen in 78 counties between May 2012 and May 2013, decreased in 32 counties and remained the same in 10.