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Terre Haute, Indiana Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Terre Haute fell 0.0 percentage points in July 2021 to 5.0%. 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 April 2020 at 16.3% and is now 11.3 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 4.6% in March 2021, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.4 percentage points. You can also compare Terre Haute unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 5.4% -0.5 -4.8
Indiana 4.1% 0.0 -4.5
Terre Haute 5.0% 0.0 -3.7
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with July 2021 data as August 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 April 2020 at 11,479. There are now 7,956 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 3,294 in March 2021, the number of unemployed has now grown by 229. Terre Haute employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Terre Haute, Indiana) is also available.

Unemployed Persons July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Terre Haute 3,523 -25 -2,710

Number of Unemployed Persons

Terre Haute, Indiana Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Indiana
Unemployment Rate
Terre Haute
Unemployment Rate
Terre Haute
Unemployed
August
2021
5.2%
July
2021
5.4% 4.1% 5.0% 3,523
June
2021
5.9% 4.1% 5.0% 3,548
May
2021
5.8% 4.0% 4.9% 3,477
April
2021
6.1% 3.9% 4.8% 3,357
March
2021
6.0% 3.9% 4.6% 3,294
February
2021
6.2% 4.0% 4.7% 3,375
January
2021
6.3% 4.2% 5.0% 3,570
December
2020
6.7% 4.6% 5.3% 3,818
November
2020
6.7% 5.0% 5.7% 4,045
October
2020
6.9% 5.6% 6.1% 4,375
September
2020
7.8% 6.3% 6.7% 4,822

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.