Grant Co. & Area Unemployment Improves In December

Unemployment improved in Grant and all surrounding counties in December, according to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.

Grant County’s jobless rate last month went down a half-percent to 3.4-percent, tying that mark with Huntington County.  Only Delaware County at 3.7-percent and Blackford County at 3.5-percent were counties in this area that were higher than Grant County.  Madison and Miami Counties were at 3.3-percent and Wabash County stood at 3.2-percent..

Tipton County had the area’s lowest unemployment rate in December at 2.5-percent.