On Friday, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced Indiana’s October unemployment rate dipped to 7.5 percent.
The national unemployment hovered around 7.3 percent, remaining stubbornly lower than Indiana’s jobless rate. Ohio’s unemployment rate ticked up slightly to 7.5 percent, a 0.1 point increase. The unemployment rate in Kentucky rose slightly to 8.5 percent. Illinois’ October jobless rate has yet to be announced and Michigan’s 9.0 percent unemployment rate remained even since September.
County with the highest unemployment rate: Fountain at 9.8%
County with the lowest unemployment rate: Hamilton at 5.1%
Employment Report (LAUS)
- Labor Force Estimates for U.S., Indiana, MSAs, Counties, Cities
- Ranking of Indiana Counties by Unemployment Rate
- Indiana County Map with Unemployment Rates
Jobs Report (CES)