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Unemployment Up Slightly in Area Counties

by Sammy Edmonds posted Apr 3 2014 10:54AM
While Indiana reported good news in unemployment overall this past month, the jobless rate in area counties all took a slight jump in February. 
 
The latest report from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development shows Miami County having the most unemployed Hoosiers in the area at 8.3%.  Madison County increased slightly to 8.1%.  Delaware County’s jobless figure grew to 7.8% and Tipton County increased to 7.6%.  Blackford and Grant Counties both increased to an unemployment rate of 7.5% and Howard County ticked up to 7.3%.  Wabash County saw a slight increase in their jobless figure at 6.5% and Huntington County also increased slightly to 6.4%.  Wells County’s unemployment figure bumped up slightly but it remains the lowest in the area at 6%.
 
 
 
 
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04/03/2014 10:54AM
Unemployment Up Slightly in Area Counties
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