Figures release by the state Department of Workforce Development Monday shows in March unemployment around the state was 5.9 percent - a 2 percent decline for the year, and giving the Hoosier state the 3rd largest decline in the country. Compared to other Midwest States Indiana is one of the lowest with Illinois at 8.4, Kentucky at 7.9 percent, Michigan at 7.5 percent and Ohio at 6.1.
In Daviess County the unemployment rate is 4.5. It was 4.4 in Dubois county 5.2 in Gibson County, 7.1 in Greene, 4.8 in Knox, 8.3 in Lawrence, 5.5 in Martin, 5.7 in Pike County, 7.6 in Sullivan, 5.6 in Vanderburgh, and 8.1 in Vigo.
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