FROM LOCAL SOURCES
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.