Indiana’s unemployment rates continue to drop.
The state’s rate dropped to 3.2% in September, which is still lower than the national rate of 3.5%.
The last time Indiana’s unemployment rate was lower than 3.2% was in December 2000.
Indiana’s labor force had a net decrease of 2,722 over the previous month because of a 2,934 decrease in unemployed residents and a 212 increase of employed residents.
Indiana’s total labor force, which includes both Hoosiers employed and those seeking employment, stands at 3.38 million.
And the state’s 64.5 percent labor force participation rate remains above the national rate of 63.2 percent.