Wakulla County’s unemployment rate was up slightly in June to 8.2 percent, according to the state Agency for Workforce Innovation figures released on Friday, July 16.
The jobless rate was reported as 8.0 percent in May and was 8.5 percent in April.
Despite the increase, Wakulla has the sixth lowest unemployment rate of the 67 counties in the state, according to AWI.
Neighboring Franklin County was just under Wakulla’s rate with a reported unemployment of 8.0 percent. Leon County reported the same 8.2 percent as Wakulla.