Although Indiana’s unemployment rate for November held virtually steady, unemployment in the Kokomo are skyrocketed, making it the highest in the state.
Howard County’s jobless rate was just 3.7-percent in October, but more than doubled in November to a whopping 8.3-percent…highest among Indiana’s 92 counties. Miami County is second worst at 6.5-percent, Cass County’s jumped along with Tipton County’s to 7th-worst in the state at 4.7-percent.
In Grant and Blackford counties, the jobless numbers went up only slightly to 4.3-percent, with Delaware County right behind at 4.2-percent and Madison County at an even four-percent.
Wells County has the lowest jobless rate in this part of Indiana at 2.8-percent.
The state unemployment rate in November went up to 3.7-percent.