County unemployment rate rises by 0.1% in October

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Kern County’s unemployment rate slightly rose last month.

The jobless rate in Kern County was at 6.1% in October, up from 6% in September.

By comparison, the unemployment rate in Kern County was 6.5% in October 2018.

The state’s unemployment rate hit a new low last month at an unadjusted 3.7%.

The nation’s unemployment rate is at 3.3%.

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