Kern County’s unemployment rate continues to fall, however the latest state data indicates the numbers remain higher than the state average.

The unemployment rate in Kern County was 6% in May, down from a revised 6.8% in April.

The rate so far for 2022 is nearly half of what it was a year ago when it stood at 10.4%.

The unemployment rate in California is at 3.4%.

Posted by Jeff Lemucchi – Jun 20 06:08