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Fulton County Has State's Highest Unemployment Rate
(2011-09-23)
(wkms) - Fulton County in western Kentucky has the Commonwealth's highest jobless numbers in the Commonwealth. The Kentucky Office of Employment and Training reports the county's unemployment rate at just over 17 and a half percent. Fulton is two percent higher than Jackson County, the second highest on the list. Calloway County was listed as 5th lowest in the state with a 7.3% unemployment rate. The K-O-E-T says numbers dropped in 110 Kentucky counties over the last year, while eight counties saw an increase. © Copyright 2014, wkms