Lake County Unemployment numbers

Unemployment has ticked up a bit in Lake County in July, according to the state’s latest employment on jobs. The California Employment Development Department says Lake County’s July unemployment is at 7.2 percent, up from 6.7 percent in June but below the July 2014 estimate of 8.8 percent. The State’s overall jobless rate is down slightly to 6.2 percent in July. Lake County’s 7.2-percent unemployment rate has it ranked at No. 33 statewide in July.