Jobless rates in NE IN climb during January
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS – Locally unemployment rates went up in January.

The Department of Workforce Development released figures by county on Tuesday.

LaGrange County went from 2.6 percent in December to 3.7 percent in January. The number of persons unemployed rose by 230 while the number of job holders fell 168.

Elkhart County went from 2.9 to 3.7 percent. Steuben County went from 2.7 to 3.4 percent. Noble County from 2.9 to 4.2 percent. DeKalb County rose from 2.7 to 3.4 percent.

Gibson and Dubois Counties in southern Indiana had the lowest jobless rates at 3.0 percent.