Starke County Economic Development Foundation, Inc.

County Unemployment Rate Takes Big Dip in May

After a spike in the unemployment rate in April which saw the Starke County unemployment rate hit 19.4%, the County experienced a 7% drop in that rate for May at 12.4%.  That puts the County 0.1% higher than Indiana and 0.9% lower than the United States for the month.  The County rate is also lower than Porter, LaPorte, and St. Joseph counties in northern Indiana.