Unemployment Rises In Area In January-Grant County

Unemployment in the Grant County area rose in January, though the rate is still low.

Grant County’s jobless rate in January was 4.6-percent…as were those in Howard, Miami and Madison counties.  Delaware County’s rate jumped up to 4.7-percent, but Blackford County has the highest unemployment rate in the area at an even five-percent.

The lowest jobless rate in the area in January was in Tipton County, where it’s 3.5-percent.