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IN unemployment rate increases in June

Private sector employment in Indiana grew by ,300 jobs in June – the third month in a row of significant increases.

Most of the growth came from the manufacturing sector. Still, the statewide unemployment rate increased slightly to 8.4% during June.

Unemployment increased in Tippecanoe and surrounding counties last month. The largest increase was in Tippecanoe County with a 1.4% jump. Unemployment is now at 8.6%. White County has the lowest jobless rate at 7.6%, while Fountain’s rate is highest at 12.4%.

Lafayette’s jobless rate grew to 8.7%, while it’s up to 6.4% in West Lafayette.

  • Benton Co.  8.5%,  up 0.3%
  • Carroll Co.  7.9%,  up 0.5%
  • Clinton Co.  8.1%,  up 0.3%
  • Fountain Co.  12.4%,  up 0.4%
  • Montgomery Co.  8.5%,  up 0.6%
  • Tippecanoe Co.  8.6%,  up 1.4%
  • Warren Co.  9.8%,  up 0.4%
  • White Co.  7.6%,  up 0.2%
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