County Employment Numbers Still Strong Through September
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

LaGrange and Steuben Counties had the lowest jobless rates in the region as unemployment dropped again in September.

LaGrange County fell from 2.7 to 2.2%...one tenth of a percent lower than a year ago. The local workforce contracted by an estimated 468 persons since August with both the numbers of persons working and not working going down.

Steuben County fell from 2.6 to 2.2%.
DeKalb County went from 2.7 to 2.4%
Noble County from 3 to 2.6%.
Elkhart County went from 3% to 2.7%.

All five counties were below Indiana’s seasonally adjusted rate of 3.2% for September.