Starke County Ranks Fifth in State in Unemployment Report

Indiana Workforce Development

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:
LaPorte 9.5%
St. Joseph 9.3%
Marshall 9.0%
Fulton 8.5%
Jasper 7.7%
Pulaski 7.1%
Porter 7.0%