Unemployment fell in all nine Pennyrile counties last month

Unemployment fell from March to April in all nine Pennyrile counties.

Christian County’s jobless rate was 4.6 percent, down a tenth of a point from March and six-tenths from a year ago. It equated to 1,155 people who were looking for work and unable to find it.

Todd County is tied with Caldwell County for the region’s lowest unemployment at 2.9 percent, down from 3.2 percent the previous month and down from 3.3 percent a year ago.

The jobless rate in Trigg County was 3.8 percent, down from 4.4 in March and down from 4.7 percent a year ago.

Muhlenberg County had the highest unemployment rate in the region at 5.2 percent.