Indiana Employment Snapshot
Indiana County Rates
Most Indiana county unemployment rates were level in June, compared to earlier in the year.
More than half of Indiana's 92 counties posted June rates that were below their average rates in the earlier months of 2001.
- Even in Howard County, despite headlines about auto industry cutbacks in Kokomo, the average unemployment rate in the second quarter was only 4.7%, down from 6.2% in the first quarter of 2001.
county unemployment rates in June 2001:
Lowest county unemployment rates in June 2001:
Indiana Metro Area Rates
Among metro areas, Indianapolis continues to lead the state. Its June rate
of 2.6% is well below the statewide average of 3.3%.
Metro area unemployment rates in June 2001:
- Indianapolis: 2.6%
- Lafayette: 2.7%
- Bloomington: 2.7%
- Evansville: 3.1%
- Muncie: 3.4%
- South Bend: 3.5%
- Fort Wayne: 3.6%
- Elkhart: 3.7%
- Gary: 4.0%
- Terre Haute: 4.3%
- Kokomo: 4.9%