County by county unemployment numbers for the month of March has been released and after a drop of 3 tenths of a percent, Dubois County once again shares the top spot with the state’s lowest unemployment mark.
The Indiana Department of Workforce Development says the county’s rate of those out of work last month came in at 2.8 percent down from 3.1 percent the month before. Dubois County shares the lead Boone County and Hamilton County.
Statewide, Indiana’s unemployment rate went up in March to 3.6 percent, a one-tenth of a percent increase from the month prior.
The state’s unemployment rate remained below the national rate of 3.8 percent.
Locally as we mentioned, Dubois County once again came in a two-way tie with the state’s lowest unemployment mark of 2.8 percent for March of 2019
Numbers for surrounding counties include Daviess County at 2.9 percent, Martin and Warrick Counties both at 3.3 percent, Pike and Orange stood at an even 4 percent, Spencer and Perry at 3.8 percent, and Crawford County’s March unemployment rate was 5.1 percent, a significant drop from February’s 6.4 percent unemployment.
Lake County had the State’s highest unemployment rate last month at 6.9 percent.