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Terre Haute, Indiana Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Terre Haute fell 0.2 percentage points in November 2017 to 4.6%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.9 percentage points higher than the Indiana rate. The unemployment rate in Terre Haute peaked in March 2010 at 11.8% and is now 7.2 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.4% in June 2017, the unemployment rate has now grown by 1.2 percentage points. You can also compare Terre Haute unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
National 4.1% 0.0 -0.5
Indiana 3.7% -0.2 -0.4
Terre Haute 4.6% -0.2 -0.4
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with November 2017 data as December metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Terre Haute, Indiana, National

Terre Haute, Indiana monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Terre Haute, Indiana Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Terre Haute peaked in March 2010 at 9,691. There are now 6,186 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 2,643 in June 2017, the number of unemployed has now grown by 862. Terre Haute employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Terre Haute, Indiana) is also available.

Unemployed Persons November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
Terre Haute 3,505 -174 -352

Number of Unemployed Persons

Terre Haute, Indiana Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Indiana
Unemployment Rate
Terre Haute
Unemployment Rate
Terre Haute
Unemployed
December
2017
4.1%
November
2017
4.1% 3.7% 4.6% 3,505
October
2017
4.1% 3.9% 4.8% 3,679
September
2017
4.2% 3.8% 4.8% 3,760
August
2017
4.4% 3.5% 4.5% 3,551
July
2017
4.3% 3.1% 3.8% 2,987
June
2017
4.3% 3.0% 3.4% 2,643
May
2017
4.3% 3.2% 3.6% 2,768
April
2017
4.4% 3.6% 3.9% 2,977
March
2017
4.5% 3.9% 4.4% 3,407
February
2017
4.7% 4.1% 5.0% 3,850
January
2017
4.8% 4.0% 5.1% 3,921

1. Metro area unemployment rates are now seasonally adjusted. The BLS has started publishing smoothed seasonally adjusted metropolitan area data which makes comparisons to state and national data more relevant than the unadjusted numbers.