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Unemployment rate in Kern County drops to 9.4% from last month, up from a year ago

New unemployment numbers
Posted at 9:17 AM, Dec 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-18 12:19:24-05

The unemployment rate in Kern County dropped to 9.4% in November, down from a revised 10.2% in October.

The Employment Development Department said November's rate was above the year-ago estimate of 6.4%.

This compares with an unadjusted unemployment rate of 7.9% for California and 6.4% for the nation during the same period.