Coles County, IL monthly unemployment update

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June 28, 2023
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Coles County, IL monthly unemployment update

Stacker compiled statistics about the unemployment rate in Coles County using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. County and metro unemployment rates are as of April 2023.

Coles County had a 3.8% unemployment rate in April 2023, marking a 0.1 percentage point increase from a month ago. Illinois reported a 4.1% unemployment rate in May, which is the seventh highest in the country. The national unemployment rate last month rose to 3.7% but is still 0.1 percentage points higher than last year.

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in Illinois
#1. Boone County: 7.1%
#2. Pulaski County: 6.5%
#3. Winnebago County: 6.1%
#4. Macon County: 5.5%
#5. Bond County: 5.4%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in Illinois
#1. Brown County: 1.9%
#2. Washington County: 2.2%
#3. DuPage County: 2.6%
#3. Monroe County: 2.6%
#5. Effingham County: 2.7%

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