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Kern County unemployment was 13.1% in August, down from 16.4% in July

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Posted at 9:16 AM, Sep 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-18 12:16:36-04

The unemployment rate in Kern County was 13.1% in August 2020, down from a revised 16.4% in July 2020, and above the year-ago estimate of 7.3%.

This compares with an unadjusted unemployment rate of 11.6% for California and 8.5% for the nation during the same period.