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Jobless rate stuck at 8.4% in July

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On Monday, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced Indiana’s July unemployment rate remained at 8.4 percent.

The national unemployment rate dipped to 7.4 percent,  a full point lower than Indiana’s unemployment rate. Ohio’s unemployment rate remained even at 7.2 percent, 1.2 points lower than Indiana’s. The unemployment rate  in Kentucky ticked up slightly to 8.5 percent. Illinois’ jobless rate rose by 0.1 percent from June to 9.1 percent and Michigan’s 8.8 percent unemployment rate increased from 8.7 percent in June.

County with the highest unemployment rate: Fayette at 11.3%
County with the lowest unemployment rate: Dubois at 5.7%

Employment Report (LAUS)

Jobs Report (CES)