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IN Seasonally Adjusted Unemloyment Rate Stays at 8.3%

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The US Bureau of Labor Statistics show that compared to the same time a year ago, unemployment in the region went up in every county but Starke County, whose May 2013 rates remained the same as in May of 2012 at 10-point-one percent, and who along with LaPorte County in May also registered the highest county unemployment in the region. Porter County registered the region's lowest unemployment rate in May, at seven-point-nine percent, up two-tenths from the previous month, and up four-tenths from a year ago. Unemployment in Lake County in May remained the same as last month, at nine-point-seven percent, but up seven-tenths from a year ago. The Gary and Michigan City metropolitan areas respectively registered nine-point-two and ten-point-one percent unemployment in May. Gary had the highest city unemployment rate in May at 14-point-two percent, same as last month, and up one-point-one percent from a year ago, while Schererville had the lowest unemployment in May with a population over 25-thousand, at six-point-eight percent, down two-tenths from April, but up two-tenths from a year ago. Indiana's May seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was eight-point-three percent, same as a year ago, and down two-tenths from last month.  For more unemployment rate information visit http://www.in.gov/activecalendar/EventList.aspx?view=EventDetails&eventidn=107310&information_id=183311&type=&syndicate=syndicate
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