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Dubois Co. Hangs onto State's Lowest Jobless Rate in May

Indiana’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate held steady in May at 5.7 percent, mainly due to about 2,000 unemployed Hoosiers returning to the labor force to look for work.

Dubois County continued to have the lowest unemployment rate in the state in May at 3.9%, the same as the month before.

Daviess County’s jobless rate rose a half-percent from April’s 3.8% to 4.3% in May.

Martin County had an unemployment rate of 4.7% in May, the same as in April.

Knox County’s unemployment rate increased a half percent from 4.2 to 4.7%.

Gibson County’s May unemployment rate stood at 4.9%, up four tenths percent from April.

Pike County’s jobless rate jumped from 4.6% in April to 5.4% in May.

Greene County’s rate increased nine-tenths percent from 6.1 to 7%.

And, Sullivan County’s jobless rate rose from 6.8 percent in April to 7.4% in May.