The unemployment rate for Warren County rose during June.
The county's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 6.8 percent compared to 6.2 percent in May, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry's Center for Workforce Information and Analysis.
The number of people in the county's labor force was at 21,400 in June, the same figure recorded in May. The number of people employed fell from 20,100 to 19,900 and the number of unemployed rose from 1,300 to 1,500.
According to the center, the number of jobs decreased in the trade, transportation and utilities trade. They increased in leisure and hospitality.
The current unemployment rate is down from the 7.3 percent recorded in June 2011.
Warren County's 6.8 percent rate is the lowest in the region when compared to 7.5 percent in Erie County, 7.7 percent in Venango County, 7.7 percent in Crawford County, 8.7 percent in Forest County and 8.9 percent in Clarion County.
The unemployment rate across the state is 7.5 percent and the national rate is 8.2 percent.