Area jobless rates creep up, still low Posted in: News While monthly unemployment rates are creeping upward in Kingfisher and surrounding counties from April lows, June numbers remain lower than one year ago. According to statistics released this week by the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, unemployment rates in June were lower than June 2018 in 70 of Oklahoma’s 77 counties.PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!