Russell County’s unemployment rate stands at 4.1%

Russell County’s unemployment rate for April was 4.1 percent, down a full percentage point from the previous month, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

Statewide, unemployment rates rose in seven counties, fell in 110, and stayed the same in three counties between April 2021 and April 2022.

Adair County was 3.9 percent, Casey 3.5 percent, Cumberland 2.6 percent, Clinton 3.8 percent, Wayne 4.2 percent, and Pulaski 3.9 percent.

Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the commonwealth at 2.5 percent while Magoffin County recorded the state’s highest unemployment rate at 10.5 percent.