Starke County continues to be in the top ten, according to the latest unemployment report. Even though we dropped slightly, we moved up to a tie for fifth in the rankings.
Fayette County is number one at 11.7%. Elkhart, Lawrence, and Starke Counties are tied for fifth at 10.1%. The state unemployment figure is 8.1%.
Here are unemployment figures for some of our surrounding counties:
St. Joseph 9.3%