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October Unemployment Reports
October Unemployment Reports
 Monday, November 19, 2018 |  Ron Gifford

While the national unemployment rate was unchanged for the month of October at 3.7%, the State of Indiana also stayed the same at 3.5%.  The story was different for Indiana counties, as 91 out of 92 counties saw a dramatic increase in their unemployment rates averaging 0.06% across the board.  Starke County was no different, as the rate changed 0.05% from an adjusted 3.6% rate in September to 4.1% in October.  

Starke County location and logistics create opportunities:

A 90-minute drive to downtown Chicago; In the heart of Indiana, the "Crossroads of America"; Midway between the east coast and the  Rocky Mountains; In the NAFTA Super Highway corridor; One day’s drive within one-third of the population of the United States; Excellent  service from class-one and short line railroads

The Starke County Economic Development Foundation delivers on our promises to make your move here easier than you ever thought  possible.

We have:

  •  Built and leased back spec buildings
  • Constructed lead track and rail spurs
  • Installed water tower, water mains, and sewer infrastructure
  • Upgraded highway interchanges
  • Continue to assemble land for development

The Foundation has built a reputation as the Local Economic Development Organization that partners with you to get the job done.

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