Unemployment numbers down

According to the latest unemployment numbers, Daviess County has the 3rd lowest unemployment rate in the state.  The lowest jobless rate remains in Dubois County. Dubois has 2.1% unemployment while Daviess is at 2.3%.  Dubois is tied with Adams County for the lowest and Daviess County is tied with four other’s including Gibson to be ranked 3rd.

        All area counties have dropped 8 to 4/10ths lower than a year ago.

        Pike County is at 2.9, Martin at 2.5, Knox at 2.8 and Greene is at 3.8.  Sullivan is at 4.1

        The state’s unemployment rate is 3.5%.