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KentuckianaWorks, Louisville MSA's unemployment rate of 4.8 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014 is lowest in 10 years

December employment is second-highest in 10 years

Date Published: 2/12/2015

The Greater Louisville region recorded its lowest unemployment rate in 10 years and its second-highest employment rate in a decade during the fourth quarter of 2014, according to The State of the Louisville Regional Labor Market, released today by KentuckianaWorks. The unemployment rate dipped to 4.8 percent, and more than 595,000 people in the Louisville Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) were employed during the fourth quarter.

“The data in this report is further evidence that our job-creation strategies are working, although we still have much to accomplish,” Mayor Greg Fischer said. “As we continue working to create even more jobs for our citizens, we are focused on developing higher-wage jobs and making sure people of all ages have the skills and training those better jobs demand.”

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