Starke County Economic Development Foundation, Inc.

Indiana Unemployment Rate Down Again in November

The Indiana unemployment rate for the month of November stands at 5.0%, a drop of 0.5% from the rate reported for October.  Indiana experienced a decrease of 40,274 people from the labor force during November and for the year, Indiana has seen a decline in the number of people employed by 87,600. The national rate is 6.7%, a drop of 0.2% from October.

Indiana continues to have the lowest rate in comparison to the states that are contiguous, with Kentucky at 5.6%, Ohio at 5.7%, and Michigan and Illinois both at 6.9%.