Russell County sees 1.1 percent decrease in unemployment last month

Russell County saw a 1.1 percent decrease in unemployment last month compared to 2020.

Russell County’s unemployment rate was 4.4 percent last month compared to 5.5 percent in August 2020.

Unemployment rates fell across Kentucky with all 120 counties showing a decrease.

Below is a look at counties within the Lake Cumberland area. 

Adair – 4.4 percent – down 1.1 percent

Casey – 3.4 percent – down 1.2 percent

Clinton – 3.9 percent – down 0.4 percent

Cumberland – 2.8 percent – down 0.8 percent

Green – 3.2 percent – down 0.6 percent

McCreary – 4.8 percent – down 0.7 percent

Pulaski – 4 percent – down 1.5 percent

Taylor – 3.1 percent – down 1.2 percent

Wayne – 4.1 percent – down 0.9 percent

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