Unemployment Down In Every Metro Area

October 24, 2014

(Springfield, IL)  --  The unemployment rate is steadily going down in every metropolitan area in the state.  Decatur has seen the biggest improvement over the past year, with the rate dropping from 12-point-two-percent to seven-point-nine-percent.   The Bloomington, Normal area has the lowest unemployment in the state, at five-point-six-percent.  That's down from just over seven-percent compared to September of 2013.

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