Huntington County Unemployment Rate Improves in May

Huntington, Indiana                                                                                                            June 18, 2010
For Release:  Immediate                                                                               Contact:  Mark Wickersham
Huntington County's Unemployment Rate Improves in May of 2010 
The State of Indiana released the May unemployment statistics today, June 18, 2010.  The May unemployment rate in Huntington County is reported at 10.7%.  This marks the third consecutive month the Huntington County rate has improved.   The rate for May is down 3.6% from the county’s peak rate of 14.3% in June of last year.  The number of unemployed is still very high, however, the statistics show indications of stabilization.