Unemployment Rates Down Locally, Statewide

Data/Map Provided by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Kosciusko County continues to have one of the best unemployment rates in the state.

The newest data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development says the county’s unemployment rate in September was 2.3 percent, down .4 percent from August and matches the unemployment number from one year ago. The rate is also under the state average of 2.8 percent.

Surrounding counties including Marshall, Fulton, Miami, Noble and Whitley Counties also saw drops in unemployment.

Construction and government jobs saw the biggest gains, while the information and leisure and hospitality sectors saw the biggest losses.