Last week, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced Indiana’s April 2018 unemployment figures, which was unchanged from the numbers reported for March. The rate for Indiana remained at 3.2 percent, and represents a rate that is 0.3 percent lower than April 2017. The state’s rate is 0.9 percent lower than the national rate, which saw a .2 percent decline over last month.
Surrounding states–Illinois and Ohio observed declines in their rates of .2 percent and .1 percent, respectively. The current rate for Illinois now stands at 4.4 percent and Ohio’s rate is 4.3 percent. The unemployment rate for Kentucky and Michigan remained unchanged standing at 4 percent and 4.7 percent. The State of Michigan’s rate and represents the highest rate of surrounding states.
IN County with the highest unemployment rate: Vermillion at 4.8%
IN County with the lowest rate: LaGrange at 2.0%
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