Assistant Program Leader for Community Development, Purdue Extension and Senior Associate, Purdue Center for Regional Development
LaGrange County’s unemployment rate has dropped below 6 percent, with September’s rate at 5.7 percent and October’s slightly higher at 5.9 percent.
LaGrange County saw one of its biggest increases in unemployment in January, reversing the mostly downward trend the area has enjoyed over the past year.
Unemployment numbers continue to drop as the September rate was reported at 7.0 percent, down from 7.4 percent in August.
LaGrangeCountycontinues to see a drop in its overall unemployment numbers, based on the report issued at the end of last week by Indiana Workforce Development.