Hoosier Economy Indiana sees uptick in June 2018 unemployment numbers

Indiana sees uptick in June 2018 unemployment numbers

Last week, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced Indiana’s June 2018 unemployment figures, which experienced an uptick in that rate over the May 2018 rate. The unemployment rate for Indiana in June increased .1 percent to 3.3 percent, and represents a rate that is 0.2 percent lower than June 2017. The state’s rate is 0.7 percent lower than the national rate, which saw a .2 percent increase over last month.

 

Surrounding states–Kentucky and Ohio observed increases in their rates of .1 percent and .2 percent, and now stand at 4.2 percent and 4.5 percent respectively. Illinois saw no change in their employment figure last month and their rate remains at 4.3 percent. Michigan experienced the only decrease in an unemployment rate last month for our surrounding states. The unemployment rate for Michigan stands at 4.5 percent, or a .1 percent decrease.

 

IN County with the highest unemployment rate: Vermillion at 5.6%
IN County with the lowest rate: LaGrange at 2.6%

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)
Seasonally-Adjusted Employment Table for Indiana
Non-Seasonally-Adjusted Employment Table for Indiana
Detailed Employment Listing – Statewide & MSAs