FROM LOCAL SOURCES
JASPER -- As the economy continues to reopen, more and more Dubois County residents are getting back to work.
Dubois County reported the second lowest unemployment in the state last month at 5.7%. That’s about half of what it was in April when the unemployment rate stood at 10.6%.
Daviess County had the lowest unemployment in the state in May at 5.6%. Martin County 5.9%. Spencer County reported 8% unemployment last month; 9% in Warrick County. Pike County saw 9.8% unemployment in May… with Crawford County at 10.8%. Perry County reported 11.7%.
Orange County had the second highest unemployment in the state last month at 18.5%.