Starke County is number 8 out of the 92 Indiana counties in high unemployment. The most recent figures cover the February figures. Starke County was up .1% to 12.2 %. The state rate is 8.8%.
Pulaski County came in as the lowest surrounding county with an 8.3% for 74th place. Marshall is 10.5% for 31st place, LaPorte County is 11.2% for 22nd place, Fulton County is 10.3% for number 36, St. Joseph County is at 10.1% for number 42, and Porter County is at 8.5% for 71st place.
27 counties were up from January to February, 8 were unchanged, and 57 were down.
Davies county is at 5.7% for the lowest unemployment rate in the state.