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Terre Haute, Indiana Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Terre Haute rose 0.1 percentage points in February 2019 to 4.7%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.2 percentage points higher than the Indiana rate. The unemployment rate in Terre Haute peaked in March 2010 at 11.8% and is now 7.1 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.8% in March 2018, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.9 percentage points. You can also compare Terre Haute unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.8% -0.2 -0.3
Indiana 3.5% 0.0 +0.2
Terre Haute 4.7% +0.1 +0.7
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with February 2019 data as March 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 9,679. There are now 6,042 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 2,921 in March 2018, the number of unemployed has now grown by 716. Terre Haute employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Terre Haute, Indiana) is also available.

Unemployed Persons February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
Terre Haute 3,637 +28 +575

Number of Unemployed Persons

Terre Haute, Indiana Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Indiana
Unemployment Rate
Terre Haute
Unemployment Rate
Terre Haute
Unemployed
March
2019
3.8% 3.6%
February
2019
3.8% 3.5% 4.7% 3,637
January
2019
4.0% 3.5% 4.6% 3,609
December
2018
3.9% 3.5% 4.8% 3,765
November
2018
3.7% 3.5% 5.0% 3,917
October
2018
3.8% 3.5% 5.1% 3,960
September
2018
3.7% 3.5% 4.6% 3,610
August
2018
3.8% 3.5% 4.7% 3,710
July
2018
3.9% 3.5% 4.7% 3,641
June
2018
4.0% 3.5% 4.4% 3,414
May
2018
3.8% 3.5% 4.1% 3,208
April
2018
3.9% 3.4% 4.0% 3,077

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.