From Local Sources
AREA WIDE -- Dubois County’s unemployment rate was the lowest in the state again in the month of May; coming in at 2.1 percent. That’s unchanged from April’s numbers.
Daviess County posted 2.3 percent unemployment last month. Martin County 2.5 percent; Spencer a tenth-of-a-point higher at 2.6 percent.
Perry County’s unemployment rate was 2.9 percent last month, while Pike County reported 3 percent.
Lawrence and Crawford Counties had the highest unemployment in the state locally, both around 3.2 percent.