FROM LOCAL SOURCES
AREA WIDE -- It’s rare, but Dubois County did not have the lowest unemployment in the state last month; just barely edged out by Tipton County. They came in at 2.1%.
Dubois County had 2.3% unemployment in November, tied with Bartholomew County for the second lowest unemployment rate.
Martin County had 2.5% unemployment last month; Pike County 2.9%. Spencer and Perry Counties both reported 3 % unemployment; Orange 3.4% and Crawford at 3.6%.
The highest unemployment in the area last month went to Lawrence County at 3.7%.