Students are back on campus at Purdue University and it’s back to the classroom for me, too. So I need to get my head together about what’s happening in the U.S. economy.
LaGrange County’s unemployment rate remained unchanged for July, staying at the June level of 3.7 percent.
LaGrange County’s unemployment rate for February dropped below 5 percent, going from 5.1 in January to 4.5 in February.
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LaGrange County saw its unemployment rate drop below 5 percent for July, down to 4.8 percent. The June rate had been 5.1 percent.
The LaGrange County unemployment rate moved upward during June, rising to 5.1 percent. May’s rate was 4.5 percent.
In June 2013, the unemployment rate stood at 6.6 percent.
The unemployment percentage in LaGrange County continues to drop, falling below 5 percent in April, down 0.7 percent from March.
LaGrange County’s unemployment rate is almost a quarter of its highest rate from a couple of years ago when it approached 20 percent briefly, as it continues to trend downward.
LaGrange County’s unemployment rate remained below 6 percent for February.
LaGrange County’s unemployment rate has dropped nearly 2.5 percent in the past year.
In January 2013, the rate was at 7.7 percent, the best it had been in a while.
LaGrange County’s unemployment rate continues to fluctuate slightly from month to month as the employment situation normalizes.
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.
To the Editor:
LaGrange County’s unemployment took a steep drop last month, dropping to 6.2 percent, the lowest rate the county has seen in a long time.
The LaGrange County unemployment rate rose by seven-tenths of a percent in June, up to 7.6 percent. The June 2012 unemployment rate was 7.8 percent.
LaGrange County’s unemployment rate took a significant drop in April, falling below 7 percent for the first time in years.
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.