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Terre Haute, Indiana Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Terre Haute fell 0.1 percentage points in January 2021 to 5.1%. 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 17.2% and is now 12.1 percentage points lower. You can also compare Terre Haute unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate January 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 6.3% -0.4 +2.8
Indiana 4.2% -0.4 +1.0
Terre Haute 5.1% -0.1 +1.1
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with January 2021 data as February 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 12,140. There are now 8,440 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Terre Haute employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Terre Haute, Indiana) is also available.

Unemployed Persons January 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Terre Haute 3,700 -190 +638

Number of Unemployed Persons

Terre Haute, Indiana Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Indiana
Unemployment Rate
Terre Haute
Unemployment Rate
Terre Haute
Unemployed
March
2021
6.0%
February
2021
6.2% 4.0%
January
2021
6.3% 4.2% 5.1% 3,700
December
2020
6.7% 4.6% 5.2% 3,890
November
2020
6.7% 5.0% 6.5% 4,744
October
2020
6.9% 5.6% 6.7% 4,945
September
2020
7.8% 6.3% 6.8% 5,057
August
2020
8.4% 7.3% 6.9% 5,091
July
2020
10.2% 8.6% 8.1% 5,895
June
2020
11.1% 10.1% 11.0% 8,242
May
2020
13.3% 12.0% 12.0% 8,899
April
2020
14.8% 16.9% 17.2% 12,140

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.