Coalfield Counties lead unemployment numbers

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Coalfield Counties have again recorded the highest unemployment rates in the state.

Jobless rates for November show coal-rich Leslie County with the state's worst unemployment rate at 16.4%.

Magoffin, Harlan and Letcher Counties each had rates at or above 15%.

But the unemployment rate for Kentucky as a whole actually fell from 8% in October to 7.7% in November.


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