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

County October 2014 September 2014 October 2013

Cheyenne 2.2 2.5 2.8

Decatur 2.4 2.7 2.8

Ellis 2.0 2.2 2.4

Gove 1.8 2.1 2.6

Graham 2.1 2.4 3.4

Logan 1.8 2.0 2.4

Ness 2.1 2.3 2.5

Norton 2.3 2.7 3.0

Osborne 2.9 3.5 3.8

Phillips 2.7 3.1 3.9

Rawlins 2.3 2.5 2.5

Rooks 3.2 3.4 3.7

Rush 2.9 3.1 3.6

Russell 2.9 3.3 3.8

Sheridan 1.8 2.1 2.4

Sherman 2.2 2.4 3.1

Smith 2.4 3.1 3.1

Thomas 2.2 2.6 3.1

Trego 1.8 2.1 2.7

Wallace 1.5 1.8 2.6

Source: Kansas Department of Labor