Unemployment for northwest Kansas counties in February, compared to a month earlier and rates a year ago.

February 2014 January 2014 February 2013

Cheyenne 3.4 3.3 3.5

Decatur 3.4 3.5 3.9

Ellis 2.8 2.6 3.2

Gove 3.2 2.8 3.2

Graham 3.9 3.9 4.1

Logan 2.6 2.6 3.3

Ness 2.7 2.5 2.9

Norton 3.5 3.3 4.0

Osborne 4.6 4.2 4.3

Phillips 4.3 4.1 4.6

Rawlins 3.3 3.0 3.7

Rooks 4.5 4.3 5.0

Rush 4.4 4.5 5.2

Russell 4.6 4.4 4.6

Sheridan 2.6 2.4 2.5

Sherman 3.1 3.0 3.6

Smith 4.2 4.0 4.3

Thomas 3.5 3.4 3.9

Trego 3.4 3.1 3.4

Wallace 3.0 2.8 3.4

Source: Kansas Department of Labor