Porter County, IN monthly unemployment update

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June 28, 2023
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Porter County, IN monthly unemployment update

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

Porter County had a 2.9% unemployment rate in April 2023, marking a 1.2 percentage point decrease from a month ago. Indiana reported a 3.1% unemployment rate in May, which is the 24th lowest in the country. The national unemployment rate last month rose to 3.7% but is still 0.1 percentage points higher than last year.

The unemployment rate in the Chicago, IL metropolitan area was 3.4%, which is 0.5 percentage points higher than Porter County. Chicago has the 273rd highest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in Indiana
#1. Howard County: 4.4%
#2. Lake County: 3.9%
#3. Fayette County: 3.5%
#4. Miami County: 3.3%
#4. Starke County: 3.3%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in Indiana
#1. Boone County: 1.9%
#1. Daviess County: 1.9%
#1. Gibson County: 1.9%
#4. Adams County: 2.0%
#4. Dubois County: 2.0%

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