The state’s jobless rate fell in several metropolitan areas across Northern Indiana.
The Indiana Department of Workforce Development reported the state’s jobless rate in December was 4.3%, down from 5.1% in November. The national jobless rate in December was 6.7%, which was unchanged from November.
The Elkhart-Goshen area jobless rate in December was 3.4%, down from 4.5% in December.
The Gary area’s jobless rate for December was 5.7%, down from 6.7% in November.
The Michigan City-La Porte area jobless rate in December was 5.9%, down from 6.9% in November.
The South Bend-Mishawaka area jobless rate in December was 4.9%, down from 5.9% in November.
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