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WAYNE CO UNEMPLOYMENT RATE RISES WHILE OTHER AREA COUNTIES FALL

(Wayne County, IN)--Unemployment rates are coming down in our area with the exception of Wayne County, which rose slightly in the last month.  Wayne County’s rate stood Tuesday at 10.3%.  That’s down from a Covid-19 caused high of almost 15% in April.  By comparison, the unemployment rate for Wayne County just before Covid hit was 3.6%.  Elsewhere, Fayette County had a significant drop and is now down to 15.6%.  Union County is at 8.5, Randolph County is at 9.8, and Franklin County is down to 8.4% unemployment.

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