New figures released by the Employment Development Department Friday morning show the number of unemployed people went down in most Valley counties last month.
Here is a breakdown of the jobless rate for each county:
Merced: 17.5% in July, down from 17.7% in June.
Tulare: 15.8%, up from 15.2%.
Fresno: 14.7%, down from 15.2%.
Kings: 14.5%, down from 15.4%.
Madera: 14.1%, down from 14.6%.
California's unemployment rate was unchanged at 10.7% in July.