March Unemployment Rate In Jefferson County Remains Steady

The unemployment rate in Jefferson County remains lower than that of the state which is 4.7 percent.

(Madison, Ind.) – For the month of March, Jefferson Counties' unemployment rate stood steady at 4.3 percent, according to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.

Currently, Jefferson County is ranked 40th for unemployment percentage out of Indiana’s 92 counties. The unemployment rate in Jefferson County remains lower than that of the state which is 4.7 percent.

The chart below shows the ranks and unemployment percentage for neighboring counties:

Counties

Rank

February

March

Jefferson

40th

4.3 percent

4.0 percent

Scott

23rd

4.9 percent

4.9 percent

Jennings

17th

5.5 percent

5.0 percent

Switzerland

14th

5.1 percent

5.1 percent

Ripley

61st

3.6 percent

3.9 percent

 

To see how Jefferson County along with neighboring counties compares with the rest of Indiana you can click here.

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