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Wyandotte County/KCK Employment Improves

The number of unemployed people in Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas is at the lowest level since before the Great Recession hit in 2008. 

Numbers just released by the Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) show unemployment for September 2012 was 7.8% in Wyandotte County and 8.0% in KCK. The last time the number of unemployed residents was that low goes back to October 2008.

This news follows the recent announcement from the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistices that Wyandotte County ranked 19th in the nation for new job creation from 2011 to 2012.