Clermont jobless rate rises in June

After a brief drop in the unemployment rate in May the rate in Clermont County returned to double digit figures in June.

The unemployment rate for the month of June rose to 10.2 percent of the workforce, up from 9.6 in May. Neighboring Clinton County has the highest unemployment rate in the state at 16.8 percent followed by Highland County at 16.0. Warren County has the lowest rate in Greater Cincinnati at 9.0.