Thu, June 21 2012 17:13
The unemployment rate for Starke County as of May, 2012 has fallen to 9.6%, the lowest it has been in the County since November of 2008, when it was 9.0%. In addition,the rate has fallen from 11.7% in January of this year down to its current level, including four straight months when it has gone down from the previous month.
The rate for the State of Indiana has fallen to 7.9%, while the national rate is at 8.2%. Neighboring states range from 7.3% in Ohio up to 8.6% in Illinois.