Unemployment Figures Drop in September

The September unemployment report shows Marshall County with a ranking of 46th in the state with a rate of 4.9 percent.

Starke County had a rate of 5.5 percent unemployment in the month of September which matches the U.S. rate. That four-tenths of a percentage drop ranks Starke County 16th in the state.

Pulaski County had a small drop to 4.1 percent which ranks the county 85th in the state.

All of the surrounding counties reported a drop in unemployment numbers: Fulton County reported 5.1 percent, St. Joseph with 5.9 percent and Porter had 5.5 percent.