October Unemployment Rate Continues to Improve

The Indiana Department of Workforce Development and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics have released the October Unemployment Report.  The unemployment rate for Huntington County was reported at 3.5%, down slightly from 3.8% in September.
The data indicates 660 Huntington County residents were unemployed during the October reporting period, covering September 11 through October 10.  This is down 302 from the peak in March of this year when 962 were reportedly unemployed.
The Statewide average for October was 3.9% with a range of a high 5.4% in Greene County and a low of 2.8% in Dubois County.