The Indiana jobless rate for September was released this week. Indiana has dropped it’s rate as a state to 4.0 percent. Putnam county Jobless rate for the month was at 4.1 percent. Two of our neighboring counties are among the top 15 in the state with the lowest unemployment numbers. Hendricks county came in at 3.2 percent, and Montgomery County has a rate of 3.4 percent. Other county’s rates around Putnam are higher Clay county came in at 4.5 percent, Parke at 4.6, and Owen at 5.1 pecent.