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Indiana unemployment rate up again in August to 8.3%, marks third straight month of rising unemployment

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On Friday, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced that Indiana’s unemployment rate for August 2012 rose again to 8.3 percent. Indiana’s unemployment rate now tops the U.S. rate which decreased slightly to 8.1 percent. Ohio’s unemployment rate of 7.2 percent stood more than a full percentage point below Indiana’s while Michigan (9.4 percent), Illinois (9.1 percent) and Kentucky (8.5 percent) remained higher.

  • County with the highest unemployment rate: Sullivan- 11.3%
  • County with the lowest unemployment rate: Dubois – 5.3%

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