Jobless rates rose in two of the state’s counties and stayed the same in two others during that time.
Three counties — Cumberland, Oldham and Woodford — had the state’s lowest jobless rates at 2.8% each, the center said Thursday.
Shelby and Spencer counties were next at 3% each. They were followed by Henry, Scott and Todd counties, which had 3.1% rates. Boone, Green and Taylor counties each had 3.2% rates.
Magoffin County recorded the state’s highest unemployment rate at 11.1%.
It was followed by Breathitt County at 8.8%; Harlan County at 7.9%; Martin County at 7.8%; Carter County at 7.1%; and Leslie County at 7%. Next was Letcher County at 6.9%, and then Elliott County at 6.7%, Floyd County at 6.6% and Owsley County at 6.5%.