Lebanon Reporter

April 26, 2013

County’s jobless rate dips

By Rod Rose
Assistant Managing Editor

Boone County — Although it improved slightly from February, unemployment in Lebanon remained marginally higher than Indiana’s rate in March; Zionsville’s jobless rate inched upward, and Boone County’s overall rate was essentially unchanged at 7.7 percent.

More than 7,700 Lebanon residents were working, in a labor force of 8,481, in March, for a jobless rate of 9.2 percent, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development said. In February, 9.6 percent of Lebanon’s potential workers were unemployed.

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