Latimer County Tops Oklahoma Unemployment List

Wednesday, August 3rd 2011, 4:59 pm
By: News 9

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Unemployment rose all across Oklahoma with Latimer County claiming the state's highest county unemployment rate (10.0 percent) in June 2011 according to a report released by the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission.

McCurtain County posted the second highest county rate, while Okmulgee and Sequoyah counties shared the third highest rate for the month.

Roger Mills County (3.0 percent) again recorded the state's lowest county rate.

In June, unemployment rates for all of Oklahoma's 77 counties increased over the month.