Jobless Rates High, Calloway Still Low

Frankfort, KY – Despite high unemployment rates across the Commonwealth, Calloway County continues to have the second-lowest jobless rate in the state. The Kentucky Office of Employment and Training released figures today that show statewide jobless rates dropped slightly from 10.6 percent in October to 10.1 percent in November. Calloway County showed 7.5 percent unemployment. Only Jefferson County had a lower rate. Trigg County had the fifth highest unemployment rate statewide. That number, 15.9 percent, hasn't changed since October.