Dubois County's Unemployment Slightly Higher in October But Still Tied For Lowest in the State


AREA WIDE -- Dubois County was tied with Tipton County last month for the lowest unemployment in the state at 2.1%, according to new jobless numbers released Wednesday by the Department of Workforce Development.

Dubois County’s unemployment rate last month was just slightly higher than September’s rate of 1.9%

Daviess County reported 2.2% unemployment in October.  Martin County slightly higher at 2.4%.

Spencer County reported 2.6%.  Perry County 2.9% and Orange County 3.1%.

Lawrence and Crawford Counties had the highest unemployment locally.  They both reported 3.3% unemployment last month.