Uncategorized Unemployment rate remains at 10% for May

Unemployment rate remains at 10% for May

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The state announced Friday morning that Indiana’s unemployment rate for May 2010 remained unchanged from the April rate of 10.0%.

  • County with highest unemployment: Elkhart  at 13.7%
  • County with lowest unemployment: Daviess at 5.8%

While the Indiana Dept. of Workforce Development (DWD)  points out that “Indiana continues to report the lowest unemployment rate of its neighboring states,” the state unemployment rate continues to be higher than the national rate (which was 9.7% in May).

Indiana’s unemployment rate in May 2009 was 10.6%.

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