Hancock County, IN monthly unemployment update

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January 27, 2023

Hancock County, IN monthly unemployment update

Stacker compiled statistics about the unemployment rate in Hancock County using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. County and metro unemployment rates are as of November 2022.

Hancock County had a 2.4% unemployment rate in November 2022, holding steady from a month ago. Indiana reported a 3.0% unemployment rate in November, which is the 14th lowest in the country. The national unemployment rate last month dropped to 3.5% but is still 0.4% lower than last year.

The unemployment rate in the Indianapolis, IN metropolitan area was 2.6%, which is 0.2% higher than Hancock County. Indianapolis has the 230th lowest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Unemployment rates in neighboring counties
#1. Madison County, IN: 3.1%
#2. Marion County, IN: 3.0%
#3. Henry County, IN: 2.9%
#4. Hancock County, IN: 2.4%
#4. Shelby County, IN: 2.4%
#6. Rush County, IN: 2.3%

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in Indiana
#1. Howard County: 4.8%
#2. Lake County: 4.5%
#3. Fayette County: 4.1%
#4. LaPorte County: 3.6%
#4. Starke County: 3.6%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in Indiana
#1. Adams County: 2.0%
#1. Boone County: 2.0%
#1. Steuben County: 2.0%
#4. Daviess County: 2.1%
#4. Gibson County: 2.1%

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