Unemployment has fallen in Marshall, Washington, and Nemaha Counties in December. Marshal County fell from 4.7 percent to 4.3 percent. Washington County fell to 3.8 percent down from 4.2 percent in November. Nemaha County was 3.3 percent in December down from 3.7 percent in November. The Kansas Unemployment rate fell from 6.7 percent in November to 6.4 percent in December. However, the State unemployment rate was up from 6.2 percent in December of 2009.