The unemployment rate in Boone, Kenton and Campbell counties increased in January from December, the state said Thursday.
Boone County's rate increased from 6.2 percent in December to 7.1 percent in January.
Campbell County's figure rose from 5.8 percent in December to 6.4 percent in January.
Kenton County had an increase from 6.2 percent in December to 7.1 percent in January.
Jackson County southeast of Lexington had the state's highest January rate at 18.5 percent. The lowest was Fayette County (Lexington) at 6.3 percent in January.
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