TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) - The state unemployment rate saw it's largest one-month decrease in more than two years last month.
Local unemployment rates followed suit. The state-wide average jobless rate in August fell to 8.1 percent.
Tippecanoe County's unemployment rate fell to 6.8 percent, which was the largest decline locally.
In the News 18 viewing area, White County had the lowest unemployment rate in August, at 6.6 percent.
Fountain County had the highest, at 8.9 percent.
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