IDWD releases June county unemployment numbers

The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (IDWD) released the June 2021 data for Indiana counties and cities.

Marshall County ranked 79th out of the 92 counties with a 3.4 percent unemployment rate. The percentage is up from May by .2 percent. Historically a year ago, June 2020, the county was almost triple at 10.3 percent unemployment. For last month, there was a labor force of 23,853. Out of that number 23,053 were employed and 800 were not employed. Those numbers are not seasonally adjusted.

Starke County ranked 12th out of the 92 counties with a 5.2 percent unemployment rate. The percentage is up from May by .2 percent. Historically a year ago, June 2020, the county had an unemployment rate of 11.3 percent. Those numbers are not seasonally adjusted.

Howard County has the highest unemployement rate at percentage 9.4 percent while LaGrange County is the lowest at 2.8 percent. The state average is 4.7 percent non-seasonally adjusted rate and 4.1 percent seasonally adjusted rate.

These numbers were from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.