Wabash Valley unemployment still on the high side

March unemployment dips

The number of people unemployed in March has decreased by 200 people since February.

The statewide unemployment rate, which is seasonally adjusted, declined to 4.4 percent in March from 4.5 percent in February.

In Greene County, unemployment stood at 4.6 percent, tying with Owen County for the 8th highest jobless rate in the state.

However-according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics-if "discouraged workers." all other "marginally attached workers", and "total part-time for economic reasons" are included in the tally, then the unofficial national unemployment rate in March was 8.0 percent, down from 8.2 percent in February (8.9 percent in March 2017). Union, Licking, Fairfield and Madison counties all posted rates below four percent.

Elkhart and LaGrange counties on Indiana's northern border remained tied for the lowest March unemployment with rates of 2.2 percent (down from 2.5 percent the previous month).

The Government sector added the most jobs for the month, with an estimated 500 new positions, the majority of which were in various school districts.

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In the Seattle area, including Bellevue and Everett, the civilian labor force and total employment increased by nearly the same amount in the 12 months through March. The sectors of private education and health services, information, and financial activities saw modest losses (for a total of 110 job losses).

In addition, DWD said, the state's initial unemployment insurance claims continue to be at historic lows.

In Columbiana County, the unemployment rate in March 2018 was 5.2 percent, compared with 6.9 percent in March of previous year.

In Chesterton the unemployment rate in March dropped marginally, to 3.9 percent from 4.1 percent in February (4.3 percent in March 2017). Also, the number of people employed has increased by 700 people in March compared to February. It was 4.8 percent in March, just as it was a year earlier.

The unemployment rate in California was at 4.2percent, while the nation's was at 4.1 percent for the same time period.

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