Putnam County jobless numbers released

The Indiana Dept. of Workforce Development released the August Jobless county by county rates yesterday. Putnam County came in at 4.1 percent that is 43rd of Indiana’s 92 county rankings. Putnam County was in the middle of the counties surrounding it. Parke County came in at 4.3 percent, Clay County at 4.2 percent, Morgan at 3.8 percent, Montgomery at 3.7 percent, and Hendricks came in at 3.4 percent. Hendricks county ranks 14th  with the lowest unemployment rate in the state. The State’s unemployment rate was 3.5 percent for August.