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Work- and Labor-Force Statistics

 

Unemployment rates for United States, Indiana, Pulaski County, and regional counties (not seasonally adjusted)

December 2014 November 2015 December 2015 (preliminary)
Pulaski
 
Labor Force
Employed
Unemployed
5.2%
(5.21%)
6,330
6,000
330
4.2%
(4.17%)
6,607
6,332
275
4.9%
(4.89%)
6,378
6,066
312
Indiana – Seasonally Adjusted
Indiana – Not Adjusted
5.9%
5.7%
4.4%
4.5%
4.4%
4.6%
United States – Adjusted
United States – Not Adjusted
5.6%
5.4%
5.0%
4.8%
5.0%
4.8%
Benton (K)* 4.4% 3.9% 4.4%
Boone 4.3% 3.6% 3.6%
Carroll (K) 5.0% 4.1% 4.3%
Cass (R) 5.5% 4.2% 4.8%
Clinton 4.9% 4.0% 4.1%
Fountain 6.6% 5.8% 6.2%
Fulton (R) 6.0% 4.4% 5.3%
Howard 6.0% 4.6% 4.8%
Jasper (K, N) 6.9% 5.0% 5.8%
Lake (N) 8.0% 6.2% 6.7%
La Porte (N) 7.8% 5.7% 6.4%
Marshall 5.3% 3.9% 4.0%
Miami (R) 6.5% 4.8% 5.0%
Montgomery 5.2% 3.9% 3.9%
Newton (K, N) 6.9% 5.3% 5.8%
Porter (N) 6.3% 5.0% 5.4%
St. Joseph 6.3% 4.7% 4.8%
Starke (K, N, R) 7.3% 5.6% 6.4%
Tippecanoe 4.6% 4.1% 3.9%
Tipton 5.1% 3.7% 3.8%
Warren (K) 5.8% 4.7% 5.0%
White (K) 5.1% 3.9% 4.2%

*Pulaski County belongs to the KIRPC regional-planning/economic-development district (‘K’), the Northwest Indiana Forum regional economic-development organization (‘N’) and the Rural and Rustic regional tourism group (‘R’). All counties listed are served by the Northwest Region of the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs except for Boone, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Fulton, Howard, Montgomery, Miami, and Tipton.
**For monthly updates to national, state, and local workforce and unemployment rates, please see StatsIndiana‘s information here.